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In This Issue
From the President
Call For Nominations
KCUA to Relocate
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Governmental Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Education and Training
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
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Easy Money for your Members. Easy Program for your Credit Union. 

Enroll now! Several Kansas credit unions have passed on savings to their members, and earned money in return.
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2011 International Credit Union Day logo

ICU Day: Read more 

Dates to remember:  


September 15,
6:30 PM 

Wheatland Chapter Meeting   


September 15,
6:30 PM 

Wheatbelt Chapter Meeting   


September 21, 10 AM 

Marketing Tips Post Recession Quickbite  


September 21, 2 PM 

Surviving Your FACTA Risk-Based Pricing Audit Webinar    


September 22, 10 AM 

Account Administration Tele-Course 


September 22, 2 PM   

New FFIEC Guidance 

"Supplement to Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment" Webina


September 27,
9 AM to 4:30 PM 

IRA Essentials - Wichita       


September 27, 2 PM 

Identifying & Managing Data Leakage & Hacking Threats Webinar  


September 27,
6:30 PM   

North Central Chapter Meeting   


September 28,
9 AM to 4:30 PM  

IRA Advanced-Wichita

September 28,10 AM  

Hiring and Interviewing Techniques Quickbite  


September 28, 2 PM 

Fair Lending: Top Issues & Examiners' Focus Webinar   

Poll Results 

The average parent in the US spent $600 on school supplies this year. How much did you spend?

27%: $0
18%: $1-$100
36%: $101-$200
0%: $201-$300
18%: $300+


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From the President

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes...that Jimmy Buffet song title could be the theme for KCUA this year.  KCUA's President and CEO looks back at the year so far. Read more

Call For Nominations, KCUA Board Committees 


Read more regarding changes in committee election/appointment process and committee names, and information about serving on these board-appointed committees.

KCUA to Relocate End of September  

If you visit the KCUA office, don't mind the boxes and tape! We are busily preparing to move later this month. Read the press release (includes our new address and a map). Read more
Kansas City Business Journal: Kansas credit unions see delinquencies dive.

The Wichita Eagle / Kansas.com: Kansas credit unions see growth in assets, loans.


KCUA in the News 

Kansas One of First State Pages Released by Financial Education Report

Governmental Affairs    


Biz Kid$ Starter Kit Now Available from NCUF

Supporters of Biz Kid$ can now receive a new Biz Kid$ "starter kit" filled with DVDs and materials to teach Biz Kid$ to schools in their area. Biz Kid$ is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship. Read more 


Kansas One of First State Pages Released by Financial Education Report

Kansas is one of three state pages that was released from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) and will be part of a forthcoming national report from NCUF showing how the credit union movement is making a difference through financial education and counseling. Read more  

Regulation and Compliance

Compliance Update #11-09  

Reg Z - Truth in Lending - Open Ended Lending
(password required)   

Latest Scam Alert


Compliance Calendar pdf icon  

Download the latest Compliance Calendar, including updates from today! 

Education and Training
Calling All CU Executives.... Experience Excellence
What if? You could learn what to do with those people who always seem to stir up DRAMA in your organization, you could connect and quickly engage a client/member you've never met before, you could learn how to truly motivate yourself and your employees and increase productivity? Read more
Marketing and Communications


International Credit Union Day 

Buy your promotional items by Sept. 16 and save 10%!
How is your credit union celebrating Oct. 20? Let us know!  

Read more 


Top Articles from 2011
According to Google Analytics, the following are the three most viewed marketing articles on the KCUA website in 2011. 

Shared Financial Solutions


***DON'T MISS OUT***  

Easy Money for your Members.   Sprint logo 

Easy Program for your Credit Union. 

Enroll now to take advantage of a FULL YEAR of the program. Several Kansas credit unions have passed on savings to their members, and earned money in return. Read more   


Communication Is the First Hurdle in Disaster Recovery
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has designated September as National Preparedness Month, but in 2011, credit unions in many states haven't needed this reminder. From wildfires in the Southwest to tornadoes in the South and an earthquake and hurricane reaching the Northeast coast, this year has presented unusual perils for credit unions and their members. Read more


CUMoney Family Card
Parents fund it, teens spend it. Together they track it. The CUMONEY card. With the launch of the product, ICUL has a special offer to waive the $500 basic start up fee for any agreements received by November 15th.  Read more.

CUNA Mutual Group September Update
  • CUNA Mutual Group Launches Retirement Guidance Technology  
  • Strengthens Capital Despite Weather-Related Losses
  • Upcoming Events
CU Industry's Clout is in Cooperation  

Advocates pull together to reduce Dodd-Frank's negative impact on members. Read more