KCUA Vision
In This Issue
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
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Thursday Schedule
Friday Schedule
Saturday Schedule

List of Exhibitors


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:  


April 3, 10 AM  

Teller Regs TeleCourse  


April 3, 2 PM


Save the Date!

September 27-28, 2012


CEO/Board Roundtable 


Kansas City


KCUA and the Nebraska Credit Union League are partnering to provide this exciting opportunity for credit union CEOs and board members. Network with your peers, hear from industry leaders about trends and issues facing credit unions today and participate in a Thursday golf tournament. Special presentations from Bill Cheney, CEO of CUNA  and Jeff Post, CEO of CUNA Mutual Group will be on Friday.  

Details coming soon.

Credit Union Career Opportunities

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

CUNA Mutual Group


April 11 | 12:15 p.m

Mobile Lending: The Trends and Issues Impacting Your Credit Union


John Putman, Lending Business Systems Director, CUNA Mutual Group

April 18 | 12:15 p.m. Regulatory Compliance Update


Bill Klewin, Product Compliance Leader, CUNA Mutual Group
Lauren Calhoun, Compliance Manager, CUNA Mutual Group 

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Correction: Role of Credit Union Council


In the last issue of Vision, we incorrectly noted the role of the Credit Union Council is to supervise and regulate credit unions. The role of the Credit Union Council is to serve as an advisor to the administrator on issues and needs of credit unions.

We apologize for the oversight.

Dillon Credit Union Reaffiliates with KCUA


KCUA is pleased to announce Dillon Credit Union has reaffliated with our organization. KCUA currently serves 94 member credit unions in Kansas. more

4th Quarter Kansas Performance Report

Kansas credit unions finished 2011 very strong and posted higher than average growth rates in every major category.  Loan growth continues to be the shining star and Kansas credit unions finished the year with a 5.88 percent increase, five times higher than the national average. Read summary | Download report


Press releases:
Frontier Community Credit Union donates $12,754.76 to Children's Miracle Network [pdf, includes photo]


Catholic Family Federal Credit Union Named the United Way of the Plains Nonprofit & Governmental Spirit of Caring Award Winner [pdf, includes photos | Watch the YouTube video]

KCUA in the News


CUNA News Now
Lawmakers discuss the "relationship business" of politics 

Credit Unions Online
America's Credit Unions Show Continued Support for BizKid$



Councils to Gather at KCUA Annual Meeting & Convention 

Marketing, Lending and CUnext Young Professionals Councils will meet for networking and education as part of the KCUA Annual Meeting & Convention on Friday, April 20 from 1-4 p.m. more

Governmental and Public Affairs
Kansas CUs to Washington, D.C. for the 2012 CUNA GAC
Last month, credit union staff and volunteers from across Kansas traveled to Washington D.C. with thousands of other credit union supporters from across the country to participate in the 2012 GAC.
Regulation and Compliance

Compliance Q & A
Compliance questions regarding FCRA and credit reports, NCUA advertising guidelines, NCUA examining FISCUs over $250 million and how to respond to "Qualified Written Requests." more

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Education and Training  


Southwest CUNA Management School Accepting First Year Students

Advance professionally, as well as personally, by attending Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS), now accepting first-year applications for the July 8-18, 2012 session. more   


Meet & Greet Dessert Reception to Kick Off 2012 KCUA Annual Meeting & Convention 

Kick off the 2012 KCUA Annual Meeting & Convention at the Thursday evening Dessert Reception, sponsored by TPSi, Kansas Corporate Credit Union, INTECH and Beyond Marketing. more


Annual Meeting & Convention | Information

Marketing and Communications


3 Ideas to Improve Your Marketing in 2012

We're four months into 2012. Have you ditched your New Year's resolutions? Never fear, here's three ideas to do this year to improve your marketing and communications efforts. more


The Credit Union Times is looking for your community photos to post in a slideshow format on their website (like this slideshow of KCUA's Day at the Capitol). Send your photos to Marc Rapport.
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Shared Financial Solutions

Explore the Many Benefits of ScoreCard CashBackPlus

FIS Loyalty Services announces new and exciting enhancements to the ScoreCard CashBack program - the CashBackPlus, launching May 15! more


Offer Visa TravelMoney with no implementation or annual fees
Be ready for the upcoming summer travel season, with Visa TravelMoney. A great low-cost alternative to travelers checks for both your credit union and members, the Visa TravelMoney card is accepted anywhere the Visa logo is displayed. more

NCUA Recommends Against End-of-Loan CPI Premium Payments
Collateral Protection Insurance (CPI) is designed to help credit unions reduce their lending risk by safeguarding them against loan losses due to uninsured physical damage. more

CSCU Webinars
Interact with industry experts and thought leaders through webcasts geared towards helping you stay ahead of the changes to policy and practice of our constantly evolving industry. View upcoming webinars