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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

KCUA Holiday Closings

The KCUA and Expandachek offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2011, and Monday January 2, 2012. Our offices will be open during normal business hours during all other weekdays in December.


View complete schedule of 2012 holiday closings.

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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Dates to remember:  


December 20, 10 AM
Selling to the Young Retail Member Quickbite 


December 20, 2 PM 

Paper Checks, Remote Capture, ACH and Electronic Transfers: Who is Liable? Webinar  


December 26 

Offices closed for
Christmas Day  




KCUA 2012
Annual Meeting 
& Convention 

April 19-21

Hyatt Regency

Wichita, KS


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for more information

Credit Union Career Opportunities

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

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Kansas.com KStated blog: Cotton Bowl Countdown: Short on cash? You're in luck. This is the deal for you. Article about Kansas State University FCU's low rate loan offer. 


CUNA News Now: Kansas CUs have strong 3Q, delinquenicies drop


The Wichita Eagle / Kansas.com: State's credit unions see strong third quarter.


Wichita Business Journal: Conditions improve at Kansas credit unions in third quarter. 

Ginger Wehner, President of KU Credit Union has been named to the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  Her three-year term begins Jan. 1, 2012.

Changes to Financial Literacy Representatives, the Kansas Legislative Forum, and the YES Council will take effect in 2012. Other changes were voted and approved as well. Read more



Stay Connected with KCUA Councils
***Councils are FREE for the first year***
More than 50 credit union employees and volunteers see the value of Councils.
As a KCUA Council member, you can stay connected with your peers through webinars, list serve (group email list), file share feature, face to face seminars and meet ups. Read more [includes links to videos and photos from Council events]

Watch our Council video. Visit the KCUA Council page.  

Kansas Credit Union Association Council Video
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Governmental Affairs

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


GAC 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.
Regulation and Compliance

KCUA Compliance Update #11-10
Update #11-10 addresses the S.A.F.E. Act renewal/reactivation requirements for credit unions and mortgage loan originators, and reviews NCUA's new share insurance advertising requirements for credit unions. Read more 

With the end of over-the-counter sales of paper savings bonds only two weeks away, the U.S. Department of the Treasury is offering new resources and materials to help financial institutions address customer inquiries and manage internal processes. Read more.


Education and Training

2012 Education Calendar and Discount Programs
Don't forget to check out our Education and Training 2012 calendar and read about our webinar discount promotion. 


View Education Calendar  |  View 2012 Webinar Discounts

Marketing and Communications


What Makes Good Design?

Good design applies to both print materials and websites. Good design is easy to read, easy to navigate and engages the reader.

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Social Media Toolkit
Social Media Toolkit graphicSocial media is here to stay, and some of you are just getting started. Our social media toolkit offers a general overview of social media, including policies, responsibility and handling negativity and how to tie it all together. Includes list credit union specific resources. Download (pdf).

Shared Financial Solutions


Sprint logoDon't Miss Out: Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program
Learn how your credit union can offer your members discounts, while earning extra money for you. Read more


CSS Provider Agility Hits Milestone of 10,000 Member Locations
Agility Recovery has signed its 10,000th member location and announced its 600th credit union member. Read more 


Value Added Programs from LSI Payroll Services 

LSI Payroll Services will help you set up your CULAC contributions via payroll deduction. Read more