NJFSC Events Archives

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

APA Hotel Woodbridge
120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, New Jersey
(Parkway Exit North 131A)
(Parkway Exit South 131)

Agenda included a legislative update, General Counsel report, NJ Department of Banking update, pending legislation update, Associate Membership presentations, compliance seminar, new business and other pertinent information regarding the industry.

NJFSC Celebrated 40 Years!!!


2019 NJFSC Regional Conference
September 9, 2019
The Tropicana Hotel Atlantic City, NJ
Click for details and agenda 


September 12, 2018

The Regional Conference was held September 12th 2018 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, NJ.


2017 NJFSC Regional Conference – September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017
The Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ


East Coast financial service providers, we hope you were able to join us in sunny and exciting Atlantic City!

This year’s event, in remembrance of September 11, addressed the changing check cashing industry and the opportunities that can help your business grow, as well as an in-depth look at regulatory and business issues affecting licensed check cashers.

Workshops covered commercial check cashing, compliance, banking issues and more, presented by industry experts.

Highlights included keynote speaker, Senator Nick Scutari, the author of the NJ fee increase bill, and presentations on the coming cannabis economy and other legislation that may impact your business.

The event was attended by NJFSC’s regular membership and many East Coast financial service providers from NY, PA, CT, MA and other states.


The Changing Check Cashing Industry: Commercial Checks & New Opportunities

Registration – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Workshops

10:00 – 10:55 a.m. Workshop I
BSA/AML Compliance with IRS 
(Certificate of Attendance will be provided)

11:00 – 11:55 a.m. Workshop II
Bank Issues Affecting Your Business

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Workshop III
Commercial Check Cashing:
 Best Practices & Growing Your Business

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.    Lunch on Your Own

Conference General Session:   2:30 – 6:00 p.m.  

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Rich Klein, President, NJFSC, Garden State Check Cashing

Keynote Speaker  –  Senator Nick Scutari 

NJ Election, Industry Fee Increase & Legislative Update 

Annual Industry Update – A Look at the Numbers 

Multi-State Industry Update

Associate Member/Vendor Presentations

And More!

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Gala Cocktail Reception

April 2017 NJFSC General Membership Meeting

Agenda Highlights:
– industry and legislative updates
– presentations by NJFSC Associate Members
– networking with fellow NJFSC members & Associate Members.

NJFSC Regional Financial Services Conference,  September 12, 2016

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April 2016 NJFSC General Membership Meeting

Topics on the agenda included updates on the Banking Department Fee Increase Petition, Focused Compliance Training – Commercial Check Cashing, presentation on Renegotiating Commercial Lease Terms, Legislative and General Counsel Report, presentations by our Associate Members and time for networking with Members and Associate Members.

NJFSC Regional Financial Services Conference & Membership Meeting

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Atlantic City, New Jersey

NJFSC’s Fall Meeting open to NJFSC members, their employees and Associate Members. (NJFSC Members & Associate Members (in good standing) of the association – no fee; out-of-state financial providers – small registration fee.)

These conferences are a great opportunity for financial services providers to meet & greet.

Our agenda included industry updates, presentations by the IRS and the State Banking Department, vendor presentations and networking opportunities.

Offerings included:

  • Compliance Training for Managers and Compliance Officers
  • Banking Update
  • Industry Outlook:  Changing Trends and Demographics
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Vendor Showcase & New Products and Services
  • Business Check Cashing: Do’s and Don’ts
  • Legislative Update – State and Federal

April 2015 NJFSC General Membership Meeting

  • Presentations by Thomas Hunt, Deputy Assistant Director to the NJ Dept of Banking, and Matt Halpin, Lobbyist with Public Strategies Impact
  • Updates on the NJ Fee Increase Bill, pending legislation and other important industry issues
  • Vendor and Service Provider Presentations
  • Updates on the proposed federal regulation of Payday Loan/Small Dollar Loan Industry

September 2014 NJFSC General Membership Meeting

  • Special Cocktail Reception for NJ Senator Nicholas Scutari who serves on the Senate Commerce Committee and  a primary sponsor of the pending Fee Increase Bill (Bill 3083)
  • Panel discussion of check casher friendly banks and credit unions together with Q & A period with members
  • Up-to-date BSA/AML Compliance Seminar and certification program, conducted by Scott McClain, NJFSC General Counsel and compliance expert.


Bill Siegel Financial Service Center Provider of the Year Award – NJFSC President, Richard Klein, received this award at a recent FiSCA conference.

This is the financial services  industry’s highest honor. It recognizes Rich for his leadership and dedication as well as his outstanding accomplishments in business management, community involvement, and industry advocacy.