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AFSA members enjoy a wide variety of benefits. From training new employees with BOB to learning new compliance requirements with AFSA University, or gaining valuable leadership and career advancement skills with the Education Foundation, AFSA provides a wealth of resources to enhance members, policymakers, and the general public's knowledge about the consumer credit industry. 


AFSA University
AFSA University is a web-based compliance training program offering more than 260 courses on key federal financial services laws and regulations. The courses are tailored for both banks and nonbanks according to various job functions and lines of business. They teach the facts of the law/regulation and provide real-world examples.

Branch Operations Basics (BOB)
If not, learn more about BOB today. BOB consists of five web-based learning modules that focus on the common characteristics and business practices that most consumer finance companies share. To learn more, visit AFSATraining and click on Meet BOB to view a preview of each module.
 
Webinar Resource Center
AFSA hosts a variety of webinars throughout the year to educate members on some of the most pressing issues that face the financial services industry.

AWARE
Recognizing the need for consumer education, automotive industry leaders have formed AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics), a collaborative industry effort to provide consumers with information, tools, and other resources to better understand the auto financing system. The membership of AWARE includes the American Financial Services Association, National Automobile Dealers Association, National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, American International Automobile Dealers Association, and auto dealers and finance companies.

AFSA Education Foundation
AFSAEF's mission is to help consumers realize the benefits of responsible money management, understand the credit process, and seek help if credit problems occur.

MoneySKILL
MoneySKILL is a free online reality based personal finance course for young adults developed by the AFSA Education Foundation. This interactive curriculum is aimed at the millions of high school and college students who graduate each year without a basic understanding of money management fundamentals. The course is designed to be used as all or part of a grade for courses in economics, math, social studies or where personal finance are taught.

The EDGE
THE EDGE provides high quality training for branch managers and team leaders by providing layered modules of learning in two sessions of courses. The industry's top executives share their personal formulas to be successful in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Leadership Development at UNC
The AFSA/UNC leadership 6-day intensive program provides an opportunity to invest in the development of your organization's future leaders. With challenging case studies and lively discussions, role-playing and team building exercises, your employees will hone their leadership, strategic thinking and performance skills and "think outside the box."