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

Dates to remember:


July 18, 9 AM 

Kansas Directors College-Wichita


July 18, 2 PM 

10 Lessons Learned on Deceased Accounts Webinar 


July 19, 2 PM  Understanding Call Reports for Board Members Webinar 


July 19, 10 AM

MP3 Make a Difference Event Webinar

July 24, 2 PM 

Rule Review & Understanding Loan Documents for the New Mortgage Lender Webinar


July 25, 2 PM 

Regulatory Compliance for Deposit/Operations Webinar


July 26, 10 AM 

Why Y? Tactics to Reach GEN Y QuickBite


July 26, 2 PM  

Credit Reporting Risks: From Direct Disputes to Discharged Debts Webinar


July 31, 10 AM 

Google Wallet - A Mobile Payment System Strategy QuickBite

CU Aid donate wildfires 

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. 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 Aug. 14! 
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Credit Union Times

Kansas CUSO Taps Larry Hayes New President/CEO


Press Release
Central Star Financial Solutions Partners with Kansas Credit Unions. [pdf]  



Wichita Business Journal Spotlight

Janeen Smalley [pdf]

MP3 Statewide Awareness Campaign

Thursday, July 19
10:00-10:30 a.m.

Learn all about KCUA's Make a Difference Event, a statewide awareness campaign initiative designed to create awareness for Kansas credit unions and provide an opportunity for your credit union to make a difference in your community!

Can't make the live session? No problem, register anyway and we will send you a link to the webinar archive so you don't miss out on any of the details! Register

Miracle Jeans DayCredit Unions For Kids


Wear Jeans. Help Kids.

Miracle Jeans Day is September 12. 

Join hundreds of credit unions nationwide and raise money for your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital by celebrating Miracle Jeans Day. more 

Education and Training   


Kansas, Nebraska CEO/Volunteer Roundtable: Sept. 27-28  
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

Discussions, interactive sessions and networking. Speakers include Kendall Gammon, former Kansas City Chiefs Football Player; Bill Cheney, President/CEO of CUNA & Affiliates and Jeff Post, President/CEO of CUNA Mutual Group...and more! Register


VAP Modules Now Available in eBook Format

CUNA Volunteer Achievement Program (VAP) modules are now available in an eBook format, designed for use on iPads, Nooks, computers and other devices. more

Governmental and Public Affairs


U.S. House Passes HR 4367
The United States House of Representatives unanimously voted on Monday, July 9 to approve H.R. 4367, which would amend the Electronic Funds Transfer Act to clarify that only an electronic fee disclosure is required on ATMs. more


Changes in Kansas Voting Law

Last year, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed the Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (S.A.F.E.) Act into law. Sponsored by the Office of the Kansas Secretary of State, this website contains information every voter should know about changes impacting elections under the S.A.F.E. law. [includes video] more

Regulation and Compliance

What Forms do Credit Unions Need to Change by January 1, 2013?
The Dodd-Frank Act transferred rulemaking authority for a number of consumer financial protection laws from seven federal agencies to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). As a result, certain model forms in the regulations will have to be updated to reflect new references to the CFPB. more
Compliance File Share
The file share feature is a great way to share compliance resources like policies, forms, and industry articles. more

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Marketing and Communications


Serving the Next Generation of Members

Via CUinsight | The founder of Bank Transfer Day, Kristen Christian, writes that despite consumer trends favoring mobile platforms, credit unions are hesitant to embrace the new technology. more



MP3 Make a Difference Event Webinar

Thursday, July 19 | 10:00-10:30 a.m.  

Learn about KCUA's Make a Difference Event, a statewide awareness campaign initiative designed to create awareness for Kansas credit unions. (archive available) Register

Shared Financial Solutions


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform Law

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to uphold the constitutionality of almost all provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This means that the Health Care Reform Law will continue to be implemented as planned and provisions that are already in effect will continue, as well. more [includes video]

CUNA CSS Provider: TraceSecurity

TraceSecurity helps credit unions small and large achieve, maintain and demonstrate IT security compliance, while significantly improving their security posture. more 


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Receive More for Less With our Enhancement Bundle
CSCU's card program enhancements are built to work together, and right now, offer additional savings when you add two or more. more

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Enroll in the Premium GM Program, Write More Auto Loans

The Invest in America Credit Union Member Discount from GM has been enhanced to drive more loans to your credit union. Learn more at a July 25 webinar. more

Watch Your Portfolio's Potential Grow with ProDirect!  

Position your financial institution for transaction and balance growth this year with ProDirect. 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 




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