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In This Issue
From the President
KCUA Annual Awards
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Education and Training
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
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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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America Saves Week is Feb. 19-26. Follow @AmericaSaves
or #asw2012 on twitter or America Saves on Facebook for savings tips!

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 16, 9 AM

CU Basic Training - Wichita  


February 16, 2 PM Understanding Borrowers' Tax Returns, Part 1 Webinar  

February 16, 6 PM

Sunflower Chapter (formerly WY-JO) Meeting  


February 20    

Offices Closed - President's Day  


February 22, 10 AM  

February 23, 2 PM

Credit Union Career Opportunities

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

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From the President

KCUA Board Seats Determined
The 2012 Board of Directors was announced at last week's board meeting. more

KCUA Annual Awards |  Deadline extended to Feb. 21!

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. more


Catholic Family Federal Credit Union: Route 66 Warranty and Insurance Marketing, Inc. donate $2,610 to Via Christi's Children's Miracle Network Hospital. 


CUNA News Now: Kansas CUs meet lawmakers, recognized as co-ops.

KCUA in the News

KAKE Money Matters segment: Keywords to Saving.

Sabetha Herald:
Four-Letter Words to Help You Save Money.



Young Professionals Learn Advocacy, Meet Legislators at Annual Event 
CUnext, KCUA's Young Professional Council, met with legislators at KCUA's annual Day at the Capitol on Feb. 7. more

Governmental and Public Affairs

More than 140 credit union representatives met with legislators last week at KCUA's annual Day at the Capitol. more
Regulation and Compliance

CUNA is asking all credit unions to respond to a request to the CFPB's recent request for comment on "Streamlining Inherited Regulations," which asks for a lot of input about a lot of regulations. more

Tips for the Supervisory Examination

Now that year-end processes are completed and we are settling into the New Year, it may be a good time to prepare for the upcoming supervisory examination or audit.  Lisa Pleasure & Associates offers these tips that may help you to avoid certain findings. more 


Education and Training


Annual Meeting scholarships: March 15 


President of Credit Union Solutions at Fiserv Featured Keynote at Upcoming Convention
Mark Sievewright, President of Credit Union Solutions at Fiserv, will be featured as the Keynote speaker at the 2012 KCUA Annual Meeting and Convention in April. more 

Annual Meeting & Convention | Information

Marketing and Communications


Gen Y Roundup: Articles, Reports
A few articles and reports regarding Gen Y in the workforce, marketing to Gen Y (and younger generations), and technology statistics. more

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? more 

Shared Financial Solutions

Invest In America || Dell Advantage Program
Did you know Invest in America has partnered with Dell to offer credit union members special discounts on Dell products? more
FREE Discovery Webinars from CUNA Mutual Group
CUNA Mutual Group President & CEO Jeff Post to Address Credit Union Risks & Opportunities. more


Looking for Ways to Trim the Bottom Line?
Save on everything for the office. Through CUNA Strategic Services, credit unions can save 31% to 88% at Office Max. more

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. 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. more

Survey: Credit Unions Expect Technologies to Drive Efficiencies

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