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News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions

NYIB Conference in New Orleans 

It is time to "Up Your Youth" at the NYIB conference July 30 - August 2. more 

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April 18, 10 AM  

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April 18, 2 PM


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
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Credit Union Career Opportunities

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

America's Credit Union Conference 2012 

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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Please note, only the Treasurer's Report will be distributed at the Annual Meeting & Convention. The entire report will only be available online. 


Download 2011 KCUA Annual Report

In addition, the December 31, 2011 Independent Auditor's Report is also available for download. This document is password protected.


In an effort to be environmentally friendly, handouts for Saturday's Education Breakout Sessions can be downloaded and printed prior to the convention. KCUA will NOT be providing paper handouts at the sessions.

Please note, paper handouts for Friday's Lending Council Workshop, Marketing Council Workshop and Financial Literacy Workshop for Directors WILL be available at the sessions.

Follow along on twitter: @TheKCUA  |  #kcua12


Press releases:
Credit Union of America to Sponsor Gooding Financial Literacy Concert Tour [pdf]


KCUA in the News  


The Wichita Eagle / Kansas.com
Real estate, auto loans drive growth in Kansas credit unions.

CUNA News Now
Kansas CUs finish 2011 on strong note, says KCUA.

Wichita Business Journal
Kansas credit unions post healthy 2011 numbers.



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


Hiking the hill is a powerful grassroots tool that provides credit unions with the opportunity to visit Washington to educate decision makers on credit union issues. more



KCUA Launches Member Business Lending Action Alert 

The Senate recently filed a "Rule 14" on the Member Business Lending legislation, S. 2231, meaning the bill has now bypassed the Committee process in the Senate and is placed on the Senate calendar of business making is possible to be called up for a vote. The passage of this bill is vital to not only credit unions but the small businesses they support. more

Regulation and Compliance

Compliance Q & A: Interest Rate Risk
My credit union will have to develop an Interest Rate Risk (IRR) policy under NCUA's new rule. How would you suggest to get started? more

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Marketing and Communications


Rethink Your Website

What's the first page people see when they come across your website? Your homepage? Maybe, but maybe not. more

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Credit Unions Reach Out to Youth During Savings Week

Shared Financial Solutions

Download the latest CUNA Mutual Group Update [pdf]


Is Your Disaster Plan Up to the Test?
When it comes to disaster planning, writing the plan is only the first step. CUNA Mutual Group offers guidelines to help you when disaster strikes. more


Make the Most of Every Lending Opportunity, Part 8
Advertising your credit union's payment protection options, such as credit insurance or debt protection, on your website, newsletters, and branch displays can help improve sales and inform your members. more

CFPB is Making The News: Be Ready to Answer Member Questions

As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) swings into full operation in 2012, it's clearly assuming a role as a highly visible watchdog of consumer rights. more

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

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

May 2 | 12:15 p.m.

Mobile Financial Services: The New Frontier
Ann Davidson, risk management consultant, CUNA Mutual Group

May 23 | 12:15 p.m.

Member Business Lending-Get the Volume without the Noise

Brad Mundine, senior risk manager, CUNA Mutual Group