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Governmental Affairs
Education and Training
Human Resources
Shared Financial Solutions
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KCUA 2011 Annual Meeting logo
KCUA Annual Meeting
April 15-16, 2011
Overland Park Marriott
Overland Park, KS

Youth Savings Week

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Show them the money.

Discounts for members.

Extra $$ for credit unions.

Dates to remember:  


March 16, 2 PM  

Flood Compliance Update and Review Webinar


March 17, 6 PM  

WY-JO Chapter Meeting


March 17 6 PM,

Wheatland Chapter Meeting


March 17,  6 PM  

South Central Chapter Meeting


March 22, 10 AM  

KCUA Proposed Bylaw Amendment Webinar


March 22, 2 PM SafeCatch Robbery Suppression & Apprehension Webinar


March 22, 6 PM  

North Central Chapter Meeting


March 23, 2 PM  

Trust Documents in Lending Webinar


March 24, 10 AM Embezzlers: Working with Liars, Cheats and Thieves Quickbite


March 24, 2 PM Appraisals and Evaluations Update Part Two Webinar


March 29, 10 AM  

How to Read & Sell from a Credit Report Quickbite


March 29, 2 PM   

KCUA Proposed Bylaw Amendment Webinar


March 30, 2 PM  

Required Compliance Training for Board and Senior Management Webinar

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CUNA News Now: Kansas CUs end year with more assets, members.  


Kansas.com / The Wichita Eagle: Kansas credit unions post more assets, members.


Wichita Business Journal: Catholic Family FCU makes first SBA loan.


CJOnline: Vickie Hurt, Quest Credit Union and Francois Henriquez, II of U.S. Central Federal Credit Union were selected for this year's Leadership Kansas class.


Womens Focus: Catholic Family FCU's Marilyn Wells is featured.


Governmental Affairs  

2011 Governmental Affairs Conference

More than 30 credit union leaders representing 13 Kansas credit unions

traveled to Washington D.C. with thousands of other credit union supporters to participate in the 2011 GAC. Read more | See photos on Flickr 


From the Eyes of a Crasher 

Meritrust CU's Chris Wolgamott crashed the Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C....and lived to tell about it. Read more 


Kansas Credit Union Professionals Crash the State Capitol

Seven up-and-coming young credit union professionals participated in KCUA's inaugural Crash the Capitol event-a whirlwind, crash course in the legislative process and state government.  Read more  


Want to CRASH KCUA's Annual Meeting and Convention? Learn how. 


Open Kansas Credit Union Council (Council) Positions

Interested in serving on the Open Kansas Credit Union Council? Position will be open in March. Read more about the duties of council members and how to apply. Read more  

Compliance Q & A - Small Estate Affidavit 

The family members of a recently deceased credit union member have asked my credit union to give them the money in the deceased member's account. The account has no joint owners or payable on death beneficiaries. We want to close the account, what are we allowed to do under Kansas law?  Read more 


Compliance Calendar

Education and Training


Do You Have What it Takes to be a CRASHER? Crash the Annual Meeting logo

Not everyone is up to challenge...are you?  Read more 


Face to Face Seminars Now Available for Required Financial Literacy Training for Directors

Credit unions now have four ways to complete the financial literacy training for directors now being required by NCUA for federally chartered credit unions. Read more  




Monitoring Your Website Activity

Are you monitoring the traffic on your website? Reviewing your website statistics can be a useful marketing tool.   Read more 

Take our Poll


In the past few months, has your credit had to close due to inclement weather? Take our poll here. 

Human Resources

Inclement Weather: What are Employee Pay Obligations?

Our company decided to close early due to inclement weather and we may need to close completely tomorrow. What are our obligations in terms of pay? Read more 

Shared Financial Solutions

Sprint logoJoin 1,100 Credit Unions Nationwide. Save Your Members Money with the Sprint Credit Union Program   

The question is...why wouldn't your credit union want to be part of the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program? Your members receive discounts, and your credit union receives money. Read more 


The Credit Union Prepaid Reloadable Visa TravelMoney Debit Card

It can be difficult understanding which types of loss your credit union's fidelity bond does and does not cover. A legal and risk management concept that can help clarify this is "pure risk" versus "uninsurable risk" (a.k.a. "speculative risk").  Read more  


Webinar: Is it Over Yet...Or is this the Calm Before Another Economic Storm?

Register for a FREE webinar, Thursday, March 17, at 12:15 p.m. Central Time. CUNA Mutual chief economist Dave Colby will present "Is it Over Yet? Or Is this the Calm Before Another Economic Storm?" Read more.