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Himpler Elected President & CEO of Consumer Credit Trade Association
Apr 01, 2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) today announced that Bill Himpler, President-elect of the association since last November, becomes President & CEO, succeeding Chris Stinebert, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Winslow examines issues affecting members in latest edition of AFSA Today podcast
Mar 28, 2019

AFSA’s Celia Winslow, Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, discusses the association’s recent Law & Compliance Symposium and the latest legal and regulatory issues impacting members in the next installment of AFSA Today, the association’s podcast.

AFSA webinar navigates jurisdictional challenges In motor vehicle lending
Mar 27, 2019

Join AFSA on Thursday, April 11, at 2 p.m. ET for Jurisdictional Challenges in Motor Vehicle Lending: What You Need to Know, presented by Wolters Kluwer.

Welcome New Members
Mar 26, 2019

AFSA would like to welcome the following new members to the association:

MoneySKILL® Mentioned in Automotive News
Mar 20, 2019

AFSA Education Foundation Executive Director, Rhonda Ashburn recently had the opportunity to speak with a reporter from Automotive News, the primary news source for the global auto industry. Click here to read Jackie Charniga’s article, “Managing Money: Everyone’s Responsibility,” which highlights the AFSA Education Foundation’s premier personal finance education offering, MoneySKILL. To learn more about MoneySKILL, visit

AFSA Responds to RFI on Approps from House Committee
Mar 20, 2019

Late last month, the House Committee on Appropriations requested information on suggested appropriations for upcoming fiscal 2020. Congressional committees often ask constituents and industry stakeholders for suggestions on how to most effectively distribute funds and set priorities.

AFSA Provides Input on Cybersecurity to Key Senate Committee
Mar 18, 2019

Last month, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs asked for feedback on the consumer finance industry’s views on cybersecurity, especially the collection, use and protection of sensitive financial information.

Mega Marketing Trends and Online Strategies in Lending
Mar 18, 2019

Join us Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET for Mega Marketing Trends and Online Strategies in Lending, presented by SourceLink.

Graduates give high marks to AFSAEF’s Professional Development Programs; Registration Opportunities Available
Mar 15, 2019

Each year since the mid-1980s, the AFSA Education Foundation offers two important enrichment programs for employees of member companies. The first program is THE EDGE, an acronym for Education, Development, Growth, and Enrichment. Designed for branch managers and team leaders, this initiative features layered modules of learning and offers essential courses taught by industry experts.

Cybersecurity Assessment Tool provides response readiness reaches
Mar 12, 2019

If your company responds to market forces and security incidents with cat-like reflexes, chances are you may already have performed a self-assessment using something like the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (“CAT”).

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