Dues invoice letters were mailed this week, which include the adjusted dues payment formula. Please review all the materials included in the mailing. Read more|
Wyandotte Credit Union merges with Mainstreet Credit Union Kansas City Business Journal article (includes press release). 1/11/11
The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com: Kansas credit unions perform in top five nationally. 1/8/11
Wichita Business Journal: Kansas credit unions unions performing well. 1/7/11
Kansas City Business Journal 1/7/11:
Credit Unions Boost Commercial Loans (p. 7-8).
Credit Card Programs Gain Strength as Banks Raise Rates (p. 9). Service Organizations Help Members Benefit From Scale (p.9).
CUNA News Now: Kansas CUs beat national trends. 1/10/11
Callahan reports: Kansas credit unions shine in 2010, rising above national trends. Includes links to all four articles. Download the full report here. 1/6/11
Kansas Legislature Kicks Off 2011 Session
Topeka has been a blur of activity the past week with events associated with the start of the 2011 legislative session. Read more
Day at the Capitol
Mark your calendar for the 2011 Credit Union Day at the Capitol, February 9, 2011. There will be many new faces in state government-from the incoming Governor to the 30+ new state legislators. Read more
Learn when it's proper to use both closed and open share certificate loan forms. Read more
Education and Training
KCUA Lending Conference Provides Valuable Insights
Lenders from 24 credit unions heard from presenter Tim Harrington who shared lending trends, including auto lending, credit cards, real estate and business loans and shared this advice: "Make it simple, fast and easy. Look at your process, all the time, from the member's perspective, not yours." Read more
Education and Training Events By Topic.
Don't forget, you can now search KCUA's education and training events by topic: Compliance, Lending, Management, Marketing, Operations/Front Line and Board of Directors.
QR codes and Marketing
How can your credit union use QR (Quick Response) codes for marketing purposes? Read more
Dr. Suess Talks Social Media
Who knew Dr. Suess knew a little something about social networks? A funny post from Social Media Today. Read more
Annual Meeting T-shirt Poll
Vote For Your Favorite T-shirt (poll located on the left sidebar of the Member homepage) and the shirt with the most votes becomes our "official" 2011 Annual Meeting & Convention shirt!
Results From Last Month's Poll
Question: How do you do your holiday shopping?
I stand in line on Black Friday: 25%
I do most of my holiday shopping online: 38%
I buy gift cards when I can: 25%
Someone else in my family does the holiday shopping: 13%
Employees Grapple With Stressed-Out Workforce
American workers are stressed out on the job as a result of money worries, workplace concerns and worries about the economy, according to a recent American Psychological Association survey.This leads to employer questions about how to handle these workers. Read more
Shared Financial Solutions
FIS: Enhancements to Pass-Through Web Available January 18
FIS is continually developing best-in-class payment processing technology for our client base, and we are pleased to announce additional enhancements to Pass-Through Web, available January 18, 2011. Read more
Save with Sprint
The Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Plan is now available to Kansas credit unions and their members. More than 1 million credit union members nationwide have saved $80 million through this Sprint program. New webinar schedule included. Read more