Compass Principles


The U.S financial services industry faces several challenges, from increasing regulation to a fragmented marketplace where millions don't have what they need to manage their money in the short term while building assets for the future. To help the industry take the lead in addressing these challenges, the Center for Financial Services Innovation, in partnership with a cross-section of industry participants, created the Compass Principles. These aspirational guidelines define how providers can work toward a vision for the future in which financial services are safe and actively contribute to improving people's lives.



The Compass Principles initiative is supported, in part, by: