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NCLC’s Flawed Debt Collection Report
Nov 19, 2019

Listen to the AFSA Extra Credit Podcast EXTRA for AFSA Senior Vice President Danielle Fagre Arlowe's take on the NCLC Report.

AFSA Extra Credit Podcast EXTRA | Danielle Fagre Arlowe on Misguided NCLC Report
Nov 19, 2019

In this EXTRA, AFSA Senior Vice President Danielle Fagre Arlowe talks about the recent report from the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC). We point out some of the areas where the report falls short and talk about AFSA's response. Listen to all the episodes of the AFSA Extra Credit Podcast at

Is China in the Driver’s Seat? | AFSA Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo
Nov 18, 2019

Ongoing trade negotiations, slowing economic growth and complex internal political challenges keep the world’s largest developing consumer marketplace center stage. How do China's internal and external challenges impact the auto industry?

AFSA Members, Staff Featured in 2019 Women in Auto Finance
Nov 14, 2019

Earlier this fall, the Auto Finance Journal named its “2019 Women in Auto Finance.” In all, 13 women were honored, several of them AFSA members; Celia Winslow, AFSA’s Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Affairs was among them.

More Efficiency, Less Risk: new facets to auto loan portfolio management
Nov 13, 2019

Join us on Wednesday December 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET for More Efficiency, Less Risk: new facets to auto loan portfolio management, presented by Experian.

The Rest of the Story on the WSJ’s Debt Consolidation Article
Nov 11, 2019

Over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal published a story entitled “More Borrowers Are Going Underwater on Car Loans.” The story dramatizes the experiences of a handful of consumers who have refinanced their auto loan or rolled a previous loan balance onto a new loan, and how this activity has affected their financial outlooks.

Himpler Op-Ed Appears in Military Times
Nov 08, 2019

The Military Times this morning published an op-ed from AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler entitled On consumer credit and unintended consequences. The piece pushes back on an early op-ed arguing in favor of rate cap legislation. Himpler argues that policy proposals that advocate for rate caps have unintended consequences that are often ignored.

Read the full story in the Military Times.

AFSA Members Stand with Neighbors Hit by Hardship
Nov 07, 2019

As California’s fire fighters continue to contain the state’s wildfires, residents in Northern and Southern California have begun to return to those areas that have been deemed safe to pick up the pieces and rebuild what was lost. Insurance may cover some of the cost, but often those in the path of fires, hurricanes or tornadoes turn to AFSA member companies to help them get their lives back on track.

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