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
CUNA Mutual Group

Dates to remember:


August 21, 10 AM

Conducting & Evaluating Consumer Reports for Employment Purposes QuickBite


August 21, 2 PM

Garnishments, Subpoenas, Summonses, Levies: Getting It Right! Webinar


August 23, 2 PM

Improve Your Bottom Line: Tips for Auditing Income & Expenses Webinar


August 28, 10 AM

Marketing with a Click and a Smile QuickBite


August 29-30, 9 AM

Bankruptcy and Collections Conference - Wichita


August 29, 2 PM

Financial Literacy Fundamentals for New Directors Webinar


August 30, 10 AM

Basic Consumer Lending TeleCourse


August 30, 2 PM

Preparing Your CU's Health Care Reform Strategy Effective 1/1/13       

CMG Oct 9 Discovery webinar 

CEO and Volunteer Roundtable  

Sept. 27-28  
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

-Interactive Sessions-


ICU Day extended blue  

CU Basic Training no date 

Sept. 12, 2012 

MBL call to action

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

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Dodge City Globe

Credit Union Rules as The New Wacky Trike Champions


KCUA in the news


KAKE-TV Money Matters
Tips for Switching Financial Institutions

World Council of Credit Unions

Credit Unions: No Longer a Place, but an App
Some believe that in the future, "banking" will no longer refer to a specific place, but a life process for consumers. For author Brett King, that future is now, and credit unions not prepared for the transformation will not have much of a future themselves. more
Kansas Cooperative Council Photo Contest


Show How Your Cooperative is Building a Better World!

The Kansas Cooperative Council is hosting a photo contest to celebrate the International Year of Cooperatives. Deadline for entries is Sept. 15. more

Credit Unions For Kids: Miracle Jeans Day

Got Miracles?

Miracle Jeans DayEight Kansas credit unions and KCUA will be wearing jeans in support of our local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

The concept is simple: donate to Children's Miracle Network in order to wear jeans to work for the day. We hope your credit union will participate as well. more 

Education and Training   


New Credit Union Employees - CU Basic Training

New to the credit union industry? This workshop is for you! September 12 in Wichita. more


KCUA to Host Bankruptcy and Collections Conference 

August 29-30 | Wichita

The collections function is not just about dialing for dollars and repossessing collateral anymore...it's at the cross roads of member service and back office operations. Those managing the collection process need to be aware of all the risks and opportunities that present themselves. more



A Resource When You Need It

Looking for answers about marketing or lending initiatives at your credit union? Want to learn best practices from your peers without re-inventing the wheel? Education. Networking. Resources. Join a Council. more

Governmental and Public Affairs


U.S. House Passes HR 4367
The United States House of Representatives unanimously voted 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 the Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (S.A.F.E.) Act was signed into law. 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
NCUA: Video Tellers Can Function as "Service Facilities."
NCUA recently announced that credit unions that want to offer consumers more service options through video teller machines can consider the new machines "service facilities" under certain criteria. more.


Debit Card Interchange Fees: How is your Credit Union Stacking Up? 

It's been almost a year since the Debit Card Interchange Fees and Routing Rule (Regulation II) went into effect. The final rule exempted issuers that together, with their affiliates, have assets of less than $10 billion. Should your credit union care if you were exempted? more

Compliance File Share
Share compliance resources like policies, forms, and industry articles. more

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Marketing and Communications


MP3 logoMP3: Make a Difference Event

Deadline to sign up is TODAY -- Aug. 15

The power of ONE can make a difference. Kansas credit unions. 

KCUA is coordinating a fun community involvement "Make a Difference" event to create and build awareness for Kansas credit unions and build on the credit union philosophy of "people helping people." more

Shared Financial Solutions


Pass on Savings to Your Members 

Sprint logoSavings for your members...extra money for your credit union. Attend a free webinar on Sept. 11 to learn more. more


Agility Recovery: National Preparedness Month
Agility Recovery Solutions has partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its National Preparedness Month initiative, a nationwide effort encouraging Americans to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and communities. Throughout the month, Agility will host free webinars on different aspects of business continuity. more


CSCU Newsletter

The latest from CSCU including protecting your credit union against cyber attacks, ScoreCard sweepstakes, information about the prepaid travel EMV card and a webcast titled "How Successful is Your Credit Union's Credit Card Program?" read newsletter


GreenPath Newsletter

The latest from GreenPath including consumers and everyday financial questions, back-to-school resources and where to go for student loan debt assistance. read newsletter


Invest In America Newsletter [pdf]Invest in America

The latest from Invest in America including gas station TV, tax season, information about the premium GM Program + more. read newsletter

TraceSecurity offers FREE webinar
Aug 29 | 1:00 pm Central
The Top 5 Recommendations for Improving IT Security. Register

CUNA Mutual Group: ARTICLES 


CUNA Mutual Group's Online Discovery Conference, Oct. 9
This FREE online conference offers credit union-focused sessions from the convenience of your computer. The conference is like a face-to-face conference without the associated expenses, or time away from the office. more


Make the Most of Every Lending Opportunity, Part 10

Having an online application doesn't mean you're accommodating smartphone/tablet users. Strategies for making the most of lending opportunities that come to your credit union through smartphones and tablet computers. more



CUNA Mutual Group: WEBINARS 

September 6 | 2:00 pm Central
Auto Loan Recapture & Next Car Purchase - Register 
Complimentary and open to all credit unions.
Grow Loans Even In A Challenging Market. Increase your auto loan
portfolio by recapturing lost auto loans as well as acquiring new loans from your members looking to purchase a vehicle. Learn how these programs help credit unions fight back against the competition. 


October 9 

Online Discovery Conference | more