KCUA Vision
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News from Kansas credit unions
Governmental Affairs
Education and Training
Human Resources
Shared Financial Solutions
CUNA Mutual Group
4Q10 Kansas Performance Report Summary Now Available.


Discounts for members. Extra money for credit unions. FREE informational webinar May 10. Read more   

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Youth Savings Week...it's here! 

Kansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Credit Union was featured in the most recent issue of CUNA's Youth Savings Week e-newsletter.  


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Dates to remember:  


April 26, 10 AM  

10 Steps to Increased Loan Growth Webinar


April 27, 10 AM  

Capturing the Mom Market Quickbite 


April 27, 2 PM  

The Supervisory Committee's Duties and Responsibilities Webinar 


April 28, 2 PM  

Imaged Documents Webinar  

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Kansas.com / The Wichita Eagle: Credit Union to Add East Side Branch. Mid American Credit Union's east side branch will have Wi-Fi and shared branching. 4/8/11

WIBW.com: Highland Park Students go to Reality U. Quest Credit Union and Communities in Schools joined forces to teach financial literacy. 4/6/11 

Catholic Family Federal Credit Union 2011 Credit Union Bowl [photos]

Governmental Affairs 


KCUA Efforts Against the Dodd Frank Act Interchange Provisions
See what KCUA is doing in regards to the Dodd-Frank Act. Listen to the radio ad, and see what others are doing. Read more


NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz Makes Observations About the Comment Process

April's NCUA Report provides "Four Tips for Effective Comment Letters" by NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz. NCUA staff read all the comment letters and they want information about the operational burden of what they are proposing. Read more 


Compliance Calendar

Education and Training


2011 Annual Meeting and Convention Wrap Up  

Photos, award winners, CUnexT initiative, links to speaker's presentations and more! Read more




Email Tips and Tricks

On average, an American sends and receives 42 emails a day. Are your emails necessary and efficient? Here are tips and tricks to use email more efficiently and effectively on a daily basis.  Read more



At what intervals do you recognize employees for their service? Take the poll.

Results from last month's poll

Question: Are you attending the annual meeting and convention this year?   

Yes. See you there!: 50%

I have in the past, but not this year: 33%

I have never attended, and don't plan on it this year: 17%

What is the annual meeting and convention?: 0%

Human Resources

Employee Retirement Confidence Drops to a Record Low

The 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) finds U.S. workers are more pessimistic than at any time in the last two decades   Read more 

Shared Financial Solutions

CUMoney Family Card: Fund It. Spend It. Track It.  

The CUMONEY Family Card is a reloadable pre-paid debit card funded by a parental or caregiver account...great for families with teens! Read more 


LSI Payroll Services Understands Credit Union's Payroll Needs 

Free up your internal resources and meet all of your payroll needs and obligations with LSI Payroll Services, an economical, efficient alternative to doing your payroll in-house or using a payroll service.

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CUNA Mutual

CUNA Mutual Update

The latest from CUNA Mutual including information about Straight Talk program, multi-featured, open end lending (MFOEL) best practice worksheet and upcoming webinars.  Read more  


FAQ: NCUA's Proposed Rules Increase Legal Exposure for Credit Union Boards

Reviewing your credit union's protections against legal action against its board of directors is important now, given the NCUA's new financial literacy requirements and other rules on fiduciary requirements for directors. Here are some questions to ask your liability policy provider about your credit union's Directors and Officers (D&O) coverage.

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