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2014-02-04 16:21:51

AFSAEF and NADA Publish Consumer Education Brochure WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Understanding Vehicle Financing, an educational brochure for vehicle shoppers, has been updated to reflect relevant vehicle finance laws, terms and statistics. The brochure takes consumers through the vehicle financing process and highlights the importance of budgeting, checking one's credit report, and shopping around. Originally produced in 2003, the brochure has provided important...

2013-11-18 16:21:16

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many organizations and companies offer savings for service members and veterans for Veterans Day and throughout the year, ranging from free meals to discounted products and services. AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics) offers service members, veterans and their families the tools and resources to successfully navigate the vehicle financing process, which can provide long-term savings. A reliable vehicle is...

2013-08-30 12:24:40

-Indian Country Filled with Opportunity for Banks, Community Developers- WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the publication of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's (OCC) August 2013 Community Development Investments e-zine, entitled "Extending Credit in Indian Country," The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) applauded the agency's focus on showing the banking industry both the opportunities that exist and the successes that...

2013-08-12 12:29:20

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Decries Intimidation Tactics against Legal Businesses- WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fighting back against last week's attempt to shutter legal online lending enterprises operated by tribal nations, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today directed New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky to cease and desist his attacks on Native...

2013-07-15 12:23:58

North Dakota Lawmaker was Dedicated Advocate for Indian Issues during Congressional Service, Continues to Promote Solutions for Native Americans WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent New York Times column entitled "Broken Promises," former U.S. Senator from North Dakota Byron Dorgan highlights the ongoing issues facing Indian country and argues that Native American needs should be exempted from the budget sequestration sweeping the nation. In response, the...

2013-05-22 12:20:13

DEARBORN, Mich., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 29, Sam Smith, director, Long Term Funding and Securitization, Ford Motor Company, will deliver a presentation about Ford Motor Credit Company at the American Financial Services Association (AFSA) Credit Summit for Fixed Income Investors in Boston. The presentation will begin at 4:10 p.m. ET and last approximately 35 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and supporting materials will be available at www.shareholder.ford.com....

2012-11-12 12:20:31

Educational Coalition AWARE Shares Ways Deployment Can Affect Vehicle Shopping WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The men and women of our armed forces face special considerations when buying or leasing a vehicle due to frequent change in duty stations and deployments, which often include a tour of duty overseas. This Veterans Day, AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics) highlights some military-specific considerations to help service members...

2012-08-01 06:24:11

WASHINGTON, Aug, 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in response to a recent episode of Our America with Lisa Ling on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) issued the below letter commending the show and network for highlighting the problems that plague reservations across the United States. NAFSA's members include many tribes which have found a solution to these problems through online lending. The full text of NAFSA's letter is below:...

2012-05-08 10:20:14

DEARBORN, Mich., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 15, Marion Harris, assistant treasurer, Ford Motor Company, will deliver a presentation on Ford Motor Credit Company at the American Financial Services Association (AFSA) Finance Industry Conference for Fixed Income Investors in Boston. The presentation will begin at 1:45 p.m. EDT and last for approximately 35 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and supporting materials will be available at www.shareholder.ford.com. About Ford...

2012-05-01 06:26:47

AFSAEF Releases Second Booklet in Personal Loans 101 Financial Literacy Initiative WASHINGTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enabling the 30 million "underbanked" Americans to understand the risk inherent in different personal loan products is the aim of the second quarterly booklet in the Personal Loans 101 financial literacy project, released today by the American Financial Services Education Foundation (AFSAEF). The booklet, Understanding Your Credit Risk, follows...