ICYMI | Himpler Defends Credit Access January 02, 2020

AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler appeared on Nexstar Television Stations during the holidays in an interview with reporter Kellie Meyer. Their conversation was part of a story on the woefully inaccurately titled “Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act,” introduced by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and others, which would impose a 36% national rate cap (a companion bill is being considered in the House of Representatives).

From The CEOs Desk | Arbitrary Rate Caps Harm Instead of Help December 23, 2019

Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with reporter Kellie Meyer of Nexstar, a media company with more than 180 local broadcast affiliates across the country. Our conversation was part of a story on the woefully inaccurately titled “Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act,” introduced by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and others, which would impose a 36% national rate cap (a companion bill is being considered in the House of Representatives).

TRACED Act Passes Senate December 20, 2019

The Senate yesterday passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act by unanimous consent. The House passed the bill earlier this month by a vote of 417-3.

AFSA CEO UPDATE | Closing 2019 December 20, 2019

AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler discusses some end-of-the-year topics and talks about ongoing work the association is undertaking moving into 2020.

Remembering Randy Lively December 19, 2019

We were saddened to recently learn of the passing of Randy Lively, and as 2019 closes we take a moment to recognize his life and salute his service to our industry.