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

Dates to remember:


June 19, 1 PM

Regional Compliance Updates-Topeka 


June 20, 9 AM

Regional Compliance Updates-Kansas City


June 20, 10 AM

REG Z QuickBite


June 20, 2 PM

A Penny Saved is More Than a Penny Earned Webinar


June 21, 1 PM

Regional Compliance Updates-Garden City


June 21, 2 PM

Fundamental Board Duties & Responsibilities, Regulatory Requirements & Liability Webinar


June 26, 10 AM

We Love Loans QuickBite


June 27, 2 PM

How to Talk to Members: Handling Difficult Members & Situations Webinar


June 28, 10 AM

Negotiating Skills to Capture Higher Rates & Fees TeleCourse


June 28, 2 PM

Accounting & Audit Reports to the Board Webinar


Kansas, Nebraska

Joint CEO/Board Roundtable Meeting

Sept. 27-28, 2012
Country Club Plaza, Kansas City

Watch for more details!

MBL call to action

S. 2231 is vital to both credit unions and the small businesses they support. more

CUNA Awards 2012

Deadline July 20. Entries will be judged by another state credit union league. Be sure and read the information from the judges. Click to read more

Sprint Member Discount Program.  

Enroll now! Several Kansas credit unions have passed on savings to their members, and earned money in return. Next webinar is July 10! 
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The Wichita Eagle / Kansas.com
Kansas Credit Unions Report Strong First Quarter

Education and Training   


CUNA's Volunteer Certification Program

A volunteer's advanced understanding and the ability to analyze issues affecting your credit union is critical, which is why CUNA created the CUNA Volunteer Certification Program. The program provides a convenient, practical way to become certified in the areas of credit union operations, governance, compliance, and more. more

Governmental and Public Affairs

Hike the Hill logoKansas Credit Unions Hike the Hill

Staff from seven Kansas credit unions, representing all areas of the state, attended KCUA's 2012 Hike the Hill June 6-7 in Washington, D.C. more | View photos on Flickr 

Community Involvement Tracking Form

We want to know what YOU are doing in your community. This new form will allow KCUA to both track involvement across the state and highlight your activities in our media and public relations initiatives. more   

Regulation and Compliance

New Section 741.3 requires federally insured credit unions "meeting clearly defined risk parameters to develop formal interest rate risk (IRR) policies and establish an effective IRR management program." NCUA's Letter to CUs No. 12-CU-05, "Interest Rate Risk Policy and Program Requirements" includes a revised Examination IRR Questionnaire that all credit unions, regardless of size, need to review. more

KCUA Introduces Compliance File Share
The file share feature is a great way to share compliance resources like policies, forms, and industry articles. more

Compliance Calendarpdf icon
Marketing and Communications


Stay Curious and Other Keys to Marketing Success

An article from CU Magazine | Marketing and business development success starts with leadership, three award-winning marketers say. View article

Be Recognized for Your Community Efforts: CUNA Awards

Doing great things in your community? Enter your project in the CUNA Awards. Awards include the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Award. Entries will be judged by another state league. Complete information is here, including differentiation chart, entry forms and more. Deadline July 20.

Shared Financial Solutions

CUNA Strategic Services: On Your Side

CUNA Strategic Services, along with carefully chosen
providers, saves you money and time by providing the products,
services and technologies your credit union needs to compete
effectively in the modern financial marketplace. Download list of providers [pdf]

CUNA CSS Provider: GreenPath
GreenPath partners with credit unions to bring high-quality financial counseling, financial education and debt management to members. more


FIS Information Security Update

CSCU understands security is an important concern for all credit unions. The lastest security updates include a recording from FIS about information security, FAQs, and information about new regulatory templates area with a vendor management template. Go to  FIS' Client Portal (password required. New users may click "Register Here" link at the top of the page).

CSCU logoCSCU Free White Papers

Loyalty is the key to success for credit unions - loyal members are brand ambassadors for your credit union. Download free white papers for more information. more


Card Programs Help Credit Unions of all Sizes

No matter how big or how small your credit union is, you can offer your members debit and credit card services through KCUA's partnership with the Illinois Credit Union League Services Corporation. more


Buzz Banking: Member Loyalty Rewards, Social Media Marketing
FREE webinar June 26! Monetizing Social Media. register
Use BuzzBanking social media marketing and rewards program to encourage and reward a member's good financial behavior, find new members, uncover new loan opportunities, and more. more 

Free Up Your Time With LSI Payroll Services

Who doesn't need free time? Free up some of yours with LSI Payroll Services...an economical, efficient way to meet your payroll needs. more


June 27 | CU Protection: Social Media Risks
Addresses specific social media concerns and issues. This complimentary event is open to CUNA Mutual Group Bond policyholders. register (If you do not have a username and password, click on "Register for new User ID.")


July 18 | Retirement Plan Services: Administrator Webinar Series. Mid-Year Investment & Economic Update
Open to current retirement plan customers. register

July 31 | Home Equity Recapture & Home Equity Acquisition:
Grow & Diversify Your Loan Portfolio
Complimentary and open to all credit unions. register