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KCUA 2011 Annual Meeting logo
KCUA Annual Meeting
April 15-16, 2011
Overland Park Marriott
Overland Park, KS

Credit Unions:
Your Winning Play

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Show them the money.

Discounts for members.

Extra $$ for credit unions.

Dates to remember:  


February 16, 2:00 PM: BSA Training for Frontline Staff Webinar  


February. 17, 10 AM: Disaster Recovery Quickbite 


February 17, 2 PM: Preparing for SAFE Mortgage Act Registration and Compliance Webinar 


February 17, 6 PM: Wheatland Chapter Meeting


February 21:  

KCUA Offices closed for President's Day 


February 22,  6 PM:  

North Central Chapter Meeting 


February 23,  2 PM: Advanced Issues in Dormant Accounts & Unclaimed Property Webinar 


February 24, 10 AM: Mentoring Tips and Tactics

Kansas Credit Unions: Money Smart. Value Strong
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Credit Union Youth Week | April 17-23, 2011 Credit Union Youth Savings Week logo

Help beat last year's goal of $168,438! Encourage youth to become financial literate during Credit Union Youth Week. Read more 

CUNA News Now: Kansas CUs brave weather to storm Capitol. 2/14/11

William Davis Joins KCUA in the Shared Financial Solutions division  Welcome William Davis, KCUA's new Systems Administrator. Read more

Frontier Community Credit Union Raises $13,000 for Charity Members raised money for Children's Miracle Network through Skip-A-Payment program. [press release] 2/7/11

Governmental Affairs

Kansas Credit Union Leaders Brave Winter Storm to Attend Day At The Capitol  

More than 70 Kansas credit union leaders gathered in Topeka last Wednesday to stress the impact of growing regulations and reiterate their value in serving consumer. Read more 


CRASH theCRASH the Capitol Capitol: March 9  

CRASH the Capitol is an event for young credit union professionals (ages 18-30 ish) to gain a better understanding of how KCUA advocates for credit unions in the Statehouse and how the legislative process works. Read more 


Q & A: Can a SAFE Act system administrator also be a mortgage loan originator?

An amendment to the initial SAFE Act regulation provides an exemption for institutions with 10 or less full time employees to allow a system administrator to also be a mortgage loan originator.  Read more 


Compliance Calendar

Education and Training


Small Credit Union Scholarship for CPDOnline

Did you know that CUNA offers a discount for credit unions with asset sizes of $20 million or less on their web-based training service CPDOnline? Read more 


CRASH the Annual MCrash the Annual Meeting logoeeting 

If you are a young credit union professional (age 18-30ish) or know someone who is, we invite you to check out this incredible opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at one of KCUA's premiere education events. Read more 



Event Planning Tips 

Is your annual meeting, volunteer appreciation or member event coming up? Event planning is fun, but also requires a lot of planning and organization. Read on for tips to ensure your event is successful. Read more 

Facebook rolls our NEW look for Business Pages
If your credit union has a Facebook Page, you probably notices it's changed a bit. Here are a couple of resources to help manage the change:

The Social Path: Facebook Page Redesign - 10 Things Admins should do Right Now

Mashable.com: How Brands Can Make the Most of Facebook's New Pages

Social Media Today: Big Opportunities for Small Businesses in Facebook Pages Redesign   

MEMEBERS: We'll Be There For You t-shirtWin T-shirt from CU Swag

Visit KCUA's Facebook page and be the first person to answer the Friend's TV show trivia question correctly, and you win! 

Human Resources

Employee Development  

What can you do to help your employees achieve the best performance? Here are some tips to help motivate the seemingly unmotivated and increase your organization's overall performance.  

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Shared Financial Solutions

The Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program. Easy money for your members, easy program for credit unions.  Learn more by watching free webinars. Learn how to download free marketing materials for credit unions to use. Read more 


Impact of Fed Plan to Purchase to Purchase Treasury Bonds on Defined Benefit Plans  

The plan to buy more Treasury bonds announced by the Federal Reserve last fall could increase pressure on credit union's defined benefits plan in the form of lower funding ratios, larger pension expense, and depending on the funded status of the plan, the possible higher funding requirements. Read more