Posts made in October, 2011

The Last Enclaves of Banking Freedom

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in News | 0 comments

The Last Enclaves of Banking Freedom

Huffington Post Bruce Fein Posted: 10/31/11 10:53 AM ET To a hammer, everything looks like a nail. To the army of regulators in the Obama administration, every lender looks like a potential problem that could mushroom into an A.I.G. debacle. They have spread their regulatory tentacles under the auspices of Dodd-Frank legislation to virtually every nook and cranny of the banking world. The sole enclaves of banking choice are Native American tribes endowed with sovereign powers pursuant to treaties or otherwise. They offer sovereign lending to the spiraling number of the unbanked or...

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Prosperity Is Possible

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Prosperity Is Possible

Five months ago, my tribe decided to partner with Think Finance to offer Plain Green. Plain Green makes short term installment loans and has experienced tremendous success since launching and I’m proud to say our tribe is already feeling the benefits. More jobs, more development, more opportunity. In today’s economy, we’re struggling as Native Americans to provide for our people. We need business, we need partnerships, and we need a chance. Right now, my tribe is doing everything it can to develop a better life for it’s members and can do so by offering a valuable product to...

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Best Practices

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Best Practices

Our members adhere to strict Best Practices to ensure consumers’ rights are protected.

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Meet Our Executive Director

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Meet Our Executive Director

Barry Brandon, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, brings a wealth of experience and expertise in Native American law and policy to the Native American Financial Services Association...

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