KCUA Vision
In This Issue
News from Kansas credit unions
Governmental Affairs
Education and Training
Human Resources
Shared Financial Solutions
CU Grow interviewed several KCUA staff, some of our experienced credit union leaders and a few of our up-and-coming young professionals at our annual meeting and convention in April.

Here is the wrap up video they produced for us
(9 minutes). It has also been posted on the CU Grow website, as well as shared on Facebook and Twitter.
Apply for new Financial Education Grants (formerly "Innovation Grants") from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) through June 30, 2011. Read more


CUNA Awards Deadline August 5  

There's been a few changes to the submission requirements.  Read more 


Credit Unions for Kids new website debuted last month.  

Visit CU4kids.org 


A smarter choice logoCUNA's consumer website now live:  

ASmarterChoice.org helps build awareness of credit unions. 

Dates to remember:  


June 2, 10 AM  

Basic Issues of Conservatorships & Estates Quickbite 


June 2,  2:00 PM  

Cash Flow on Commercial Loans Webinar 


June 7, 1 PM  

Regional Compliance Update - Garden City 


June 7, 2 PM  

5 Secrets to Successful Online Account Opening & Online Lending Webinar 


June 8, 9 AM 

Regional Compliance Update - Hays 


June 8, 10 AM 

Early Warning Signs of Problem Loans Quickbite  


June 8, 2 PM 

BSA Training for Operations Staff Webinar 


June 14, 1 PM

Regional Compliance Update - Hutchinson 


June 15, 9 AM 

Regional Compliance Update - Wichita 


June 15, 2 PM  

How to be a Notary without Being Sued Webinar  

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CUNA News Now: Kansas tornado destroys CU employee's home. Emporia State FCU staffer loses home in Reading, KS tornado May 21.  


White Eagle Credit Union Gives Away $40,000. Local non-profits were surprised when the credit union showed up with donations. 


Credit Union Times: Next Generation of CU Leaders Boost Careers and Industry. KCUA's Haley DaVee is interviewed, along with Mid American Credit Union's Travis Colibert.


CUNA News Now: Kansas gets first certified CU counselors. Sarah Holt, Mid American Credit Union and Chris Wolgmatt, Mertitrust Credit Union completed CUNA's FiCEP training.


Frontier Community Credit Union Announces Addition of Michael J. Augustine as Vice President of Lending. [press release]  

Credit Union Youth Savings Week logo

Kansas Youth Deposit Nearly $50,000 During Youth Saving Challenge

Seven Kansas credit unions rocked in April as they celebrated CUNA's 10th National Credit Union Youth Week and National Youth Saving Challenge. Read more 

Governmental Affairs  


Project Raise Your Voice: Advocacy Challenge 2011

Project Raise Your Voice logoWant 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  


NCUA Issues Final Rule on Unlimited Share Insurance for Noninterest-bearing Transaction Accounts

On Thursday, May 19, the NCUA Board issued the final rule on the temporary unlimited share insurance for noninterest-bearing transaction accounts as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). Read more 


Compliance Calendar pdf icon 

Education and Training


Introducing - CUNA's CU Quiz Generator!  

Thanks to a new tool, credit unions that have a CPDOnline membership now have the ability to create their own exams.  Read more   


New STAR Module: Guiding Members Through Economic Challenges

In this module, you will learn about the economy's effect on credit union products and services and the importance of financial counseling and education. Read more 



Friends' Recommendations Drive Local Business. Emarketer reports consumers are relying on real-life recommendations from their friends. Also of note: Google remains key for finding information. What comes up when you Google your credit union?  


YouTube Turns Six

How is your credit union using it? Read more 


Where do you get your news?
Take the poll.


Results from last month's Poll

Question: How have the high prices at the pump affected you?
I try to drive less by combining trips: 23% 

I have altered my summer vacation plans: 15% 

I decided to try alternative transportation: 8% 

A combination of the above: 8%

I can't change my driving habits. I just have to pay the price!: 46%

I already walk/bike/take the bus: 0% 

Human Resources

Recruiting Gen Y
Employers who want to recruit members of Generation Y need to know what they expect and want in terms of recruiting and employment.
Read more

Post Your Job Opps on the KCUA website

Did you know you can post your credit union's job openings, view other classifieds and resumes on KCUA's website? More information    

Shared Financial Solutions

LSI Payroll Services: "The credit unions we serve rate our customer service as exceptional."

Spend more time with your members, less time on payroll. Read more 


New Product Introduction Coming For Today's Youth

You Fund It,  They Spend It, Together You Track It.  A new Family Card geared to the teenager...coming soon! Read more  


Invest in America News
The latest including TurboTax and CUTS Performance Marketing information, Sprint's new proof of membership requirement, Major League Member Discounts with DirectTV, and news from GM. Read more