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In This Issue
KCUA Annual Awards
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Governmental Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Education and Training
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions


By 2013, mobile internet searches will surpass searches done on a desktop computer. What mobile device do you use to search the web?

40%: Android
20%: iPhone
13%: Tablet device
3%: Blackberry
23%: Don't use a mobile device to search the web.

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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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Dates to remember:  


February 2, 2 PM  

Minor Accounts: Legal Ownership, Debit Cards & Access Webinar 


February 7, 9 AM   

Day at the Capitol - Topeka  


February 7, 9 AM  CUnext Meet Up at the Capitol-Topeka  

Credit Union Career Opportunities

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

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KCUA Annual Awards | Deadline is Feb. 10!

Each year two individuals are honored for their dedication and effort given to the credit union movement in Kansas. KCUA is now accepting nominations for these awards. Read more.


Credit Union of America Awards $6,300 in grants to 17 Area Teachers. [press release]

Catholic Family Federal Credit Union Raises $1,950 Children's Miracle Network. 

Kansas.com/The Wichita Eagle: REPORT: Kansas credit unions top national growth averages in several categories


KCUA in the News

CUNA NewsNow: Kansas CU Association Launches More Councils.



Councils to Gather at Annual Meeting & Convention 

Newly established Marketing, Lending and CUnext Young Professionals Councils will meet as part of KCUA's Annual Meeting & Convention in April. Read more

Governmental Affairs 

Governor Brownback Proclaims 2012 "Year of Cooperatives"

KCUA President/CEO Marla Marsh took part in the Kansas Cooperative Council's Legislative Action Day, where Governor Brownback proclaimed 2012 as the "Year of Cooperatives." Read more

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

Compliance Update #12-01
Reminder on 1099-K reporting requirments. For complete update, visit the Compliance & Regulation section of the KCUA website and click on Updates & FYIs in the top right sidebar. [password protected]. 


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Education and Training

College Scholarships: February 15

Annual Meeting scholarships: March 15


Credit Union Basic Traning a Big Hit with New Hires
Twice a year, new employees from across the state gather to learn about credit union history, philosphy and structure of the credit union movement, as well as strategies for enhancing member skills and working with different personalities. Read more 

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Annual Meeting & Convention
April 19-21

Marketing and Communications


Back to Basics

Social media is (still) the shiny new object in the communications industry. Companies are flocking to Facebook, Twitter, G+ and YouTube to disseminate their message, but are we forgetting that the basic premise behind these platforms is communication? Read more 

Shared Financial Solutions

CSCU Provides High Performing Debit and EFT Solutions
Your members expect reliable debit, EFT and payment processing. CSCU provides products and services that give you control you can count on. Read more
Credit Union Coalitions Continue To Address Challenging Regulatory Environment
Most of the news coming from Washington D.C. about financial industry reforms the last two years has translated into increased regulatory burdens on credit unions. Read more

Survey: Credit Unions Expect Technologies to Drive Efficiencies

Third annual survey by Abound Resources also shows that credit union CEOs are optimistic about 2012 but remain concerned about the weak economy, loan demand and regulatory burden. Read more


CUMONEY Reloadable Card: You Fund It, They Spend It, Together You Track It. 

The CUMONEY Family Card is a reloadable pre-paid debit card funded by a parental or caregiver account. Give your teen the convenience of a card, with the ability for a parent or caregiver to help manage the card. Read more