Compliance Guides & Manuals

NAFCU compliance guides offer valuable information for both new and seasoned credit union compliance professionals.

Compliance GPS Manual

Updated annually, this is a must-have, electronic resource for credit union compliance officers and staff. It explains complex regulatory language in plain English including, specifics of the NCUA, CFPB, and important credit union federal regulations like Reg E, BSA and much more. 

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Compliance 101 Manual

This member-only e-manual provides links to useful resources such as guidance documents, and tips for excelling in key job functions for credit union compliance officers like compliance risk management, compliance research and writing skills.

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Compliance Ad Guide

Creating compliant advertisements that communicate a credit union’s products and services in a waythat appeals to consumers can be challenging. To help credit unions, NAFCU’s Regulatory Complianceteam developed this resource for navigating the complex federal regulatory framework that applies toadvertising products like share accounts and consumer loans.

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Exam Fairness Guide

NAFCU's guide walks through exam basics such as the goals of an NCUA exam, risk-focused versus defined-scope exams, frequency of exams and extended exam cycles.

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Complete MLA Compliance Guide

Updated September 2016 with more details and answers to FAQs! A helpful compliance reference for credit unions that addresses many key areas of the DoD's MLA Rule including credit cards, security interests and calculating the MAPR. (Member-only)

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Book of Answers

A searchable document that categorizes past credit union regulatory compliance Q&As from NAFCU's Compliance Monitor. (Member-only)

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