We Call it Memorial Day for a Reason May 25, 2020

The American Financial Services Association and its members has long supported our nation’s military veterans, current servicemembers, and their families. It seems that with every passing year, the intent of Memorial Day becomes less apparent and important. And this year, with the pandemic, social distancing, and few of the usual events for us to gather as a nation to mark the solemnity of the day, it seems even more important to recall why Memorial Day is commemorated. 

Whether Lazy or Agenda Driven, Reporter Gets it Wrong May 18, 2020

Recently, the Huffington Post published a story on the question of whether the Federal Reserve should expand one of its financing facilities, TALF, to include additional auto asset-backed securities (ABS) and consumer installment loan ABS. That story included many dishonest characterizations and insinuations about the American Financial Services Association (AFSA), its members, and its political action committee (AFSAPAC).

Announcing the New AFSA AdvantEDGE Affinity Program May 15, 2020

As the American economy begins to slowly reopen, the American Financial Services Association is pleased to announce another way to help members manage their business and defray some of the day-to-day costs of supporting the communities they serve.

SBA Updates Loan Guidelines May 14, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) in the past 48 hours has updated their guidelines for both the review and return of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in two FAQs.