John Beverlin, Mainstreet Credit Union and Bob Corwin, Meritrust Credit Union have been appointed to the 2011 Credit Union Council of the Kansas Department of Credit Union. Beverlin represents the 3rd Congressional district and Corwin represents the 4th Congressional district. More details to come.
Kansas Depart of CUs new appointees
Hutchinson CU rep named to SBA Council LeeAnn Marker, business adviser to Hutchinson Credit Union, was named to the U.S. Small Business Administration's Council of Underserved Communities. Read more in CUNA NewsNow or Credit Union Times.
California/Nevada Credit Union League website: CEO: Interchange Advocacy "Paid Off." More coverage regarding interchange story that aired on KWCH on April 20. 5/13/2011
CUNA News Now: CU rep among 15 new members to SBA panel. Hutch CU business adviser LeeAnn Marker was selected. 5/13/2011
Credit Union Times: SBA's Underserved Council has CU Representative. Hutch CU business adviser LeeAnn Marker was selected. 5/12/2011
HutchNews.com: Counting their M&Ms. Eighth graders use candy as tools for learning about finance. Money$mart Camp presented by Wheatbelt Chapter, Kansas State Treasurer's Office and WSU students in Free Enterprise. 5/11/2011
KWCH.com: State Treasurer Plans Financial Camp for Students 5/10/2011
CJonline.com: Motorcycle poker run is 'people helping people.' About 150 participate in 2nd annual Topeka Credit Union Foundation poker run. 5/7/2011
Credit Union Times: California, Kansas CUs forge interchange link with TV news spot. Jim Holt, Mid American Credit Union is interviewed. 5/5/2011
Credit Union Times: CUnext spotlights next generation of Kansas CU leaders. 5/4/2011
CUNA News Now: CUnext group encourages young pros in Kansas 5/4/2011
WIBW.com: "Reality U" returns for new session on Thursday. Quest Credit Union teams with Communities in School to bring back popular financial literacy program. 5/3/2011
Project Raise Your Voice: Advocacy Challenge 2011 |
Want a chance to win FREE registration to the 2012 KCUA Annual Meeting & Convention? The Project Raise Your Voice: Advocacy Challenge 2011 will provide your credit union the opportunity to engage in advocacy while also earning points to win some awesome prizes! Read more
Hutchinson Money$mart Teaches Students Importance of Money Management The Wheatbelt Chapter of Credit Unions hosted their second successful Money$mart event, teaching students at Prairie Hills Middle School in Hutchinson about the importance of sound personal financial practices. Read more
Education and Training
Two Credit Union Employees Complete Their Certification Training
Sarah Holt of Mid American Credit Union and Chris Wolgamott of Meritrust Credit Union have completed their Financial Counseling Certification, the only two credit union staff to do so in the state of Kansas. Read more
CUNA Awards Deadline August 5
There's been a few changes to the awards requirements. Read more
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MARKETING ARTICLES OF NOTE:
10 Ways to Get More Buzz For Your Business. Advice from OPENForum.
Five Questions To Ask About Your Credit Union's Website. Blog post by NAFCU.
The Digital World of Millenials. Emarketer gives a glimpse into the most connected generation.
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Results from last month's Poll
Question: At what intervals do you recognize employees for their service?
Every three years: 0%
Every five years: 65%
Every 10 years: 6%
Young Adult Coverage Until Ages 26 or 27 Explained
Some employers are confused about which young adults must be offered group health insurance under the health insurance reform law. Is it until age 26 or until the end of the calendar year in which a child attains 26? Read more