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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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FREE webinar Dec. 13
Easy Money for your Members. Easy Program for your Credit Union. 

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Dates to remember:  


December 6, 10 AM
Frontline BSA Quickbite   

December 6, 6:30 PM 

WY-JO Chapter Meeting


December 7, 2:30 PM 

Auditing for SAFE Act Compliance Webinar 


December 13, 10 AM 

Creating a Lending Machine Quickbite        


December 13, 2  PM 

Protecting Your CU When a Member Files Bankruptcy Webinar 


December 14, 2 PM

The New Business Account Interview Webinar 



KCUA 2012
Annual Meeting 
& Convention 

April 19-21

Hyatt Regency

Wichita, KS


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Credit Union Career Opportunities

Check out job opportunities in Kansas, or post your job opening.

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Wichita Business Journal: Regulatory environment, management turnover drives credit union mergers. Credit Union of America, Mid American Credit Union and KCUA featured. 


Emporia State FCU Stays Busy the Last Two Months. Read more


Wichita Business Journal: Credit Union of America members give thumbs up to merger.


The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com: Wichita banks roll out their mobile options. Credit Union of America and Meritrust Credit Union are featured.


KCUA in the News 

Wichita Business Journal: Regulatory environment, management turnover drives credit union mergers. Credit Union of America, Mid American Credit Union and KCUA featured.  



KCUA Councils Have More Than 50 Members. Why Should You Join?
Our Lending Council has 22 members from 17 credit unions...our Marketing Council has 10 members from 10 credit unions. And our super CUnexters are 20 members strong. What's the value in joining a Council?

Watch our Council video. Visit the KCUA Council page.  

Kansas Credit Union Association Council Video
Kansas Credit Union Association Council Video


Governmental Affairs     


GAC 2012 logoGAC 2012: March 18-22
Keynote speakers include former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Hotel room blocks available. For information or to make a reservation, contact Haley DaVee, 800-362-2076, ext. 3101. 


Save the Date: Day at the Capitol

Mark your calendars for the 2012 Credit Union Day at the Capitol scheduled for Feb. 7, 2012 in Topeka. More information to come.

Regulation and Compliance

Questions regarding Currency Transaction Reports (CTR) and unauthorized debit card transactions.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury will end over-the-counter (OTC) sales of paper savings bonds on December 31, 2011. Electronic savings bonds remain available for purchase through TreasuryDirect, a secure web-based system operated by the Bureau of the Public Debt. Read more    


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Education and Training

YES Committee logoYES Council to Change in 2012 

Beginning in 2012, the Youth Education and Scholarship Council (YES Council) will become a KCUA Board appointed committee. Their name will change to the YES Committee effective January 1, 2012. Read more    


Save Money on Education and Training in 2012
Take advantage of great money saving discounts on webinars in 2012. Read more 

Marketing and Communications


Newsjacking: What's Your Second Paragraph?

PR and marketing pros know one of the ways to get free PR or earned media is to piggy back on an existing national story and make your own news. Now there is a word for it: newsjacking.

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Shared Financial Solutions


Credit Unions: Your Chance to Learn About Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program
FREE webinar Dec. 13.

Learn how your credit union can offer your members discounts, while earning extra money for you. Read more.


CUNA Strategic Partners Save Time, Money. 

CUNA Strategic Services provides credit unions with access to high quality products, services and technologies delivered with a competitive advantage made possible through volume pricing and strategic program development. Read more or download complete list of providers [pdf]


Agility Recovery Can Rescue You 
Whether it's a broken pipe, fire or tornado, Agility Recovery to the rescue. Agility responded to more than 500 disasters over the past two years. See why more than 1,000 financial institutions have joined Agility. Read more 


TraceSecurity Delivers Security Solutions to Credit Unions
TraceSecurity helps credit unions small and large achieve, maintain and demonstrate IT security compliance, while significantly improving their security posture.  Read more