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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:


September 3, Offices Closed - Labor Day

September 5, 10AM
Increased Loans - New CU Loan Officer Training QuickBite
September 5, 2PM
The Legal Side of Dealing with Power-of-Attorney & Living Trust Documents Webinar

September 6, 2PM
Opening Donation, Memorial & Other Accounts for Non-Profit Organizations Webinar

September 11, 10AM
CU Thrival Strategies for a Slow Economy QuickBite

September 11, 2PM
Preparing for Your FFIEC Authentication Guidance Regulatory Exam Webinar

September 12, 9AM
CU Basic Training - Wichita

September 12, 2PM
Regulatory Compliance for All Staff, Including Red Flags for Identity Theft Webinar

September 13, 2PM
IAT Suspect Transactions: What's an RDFI to Do? Webinar

CMG Oct 9 Discovery webinar 

ICU Day extended blue  

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Pass on Savings to Your Members

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

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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Kansas credit unions in the news.
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 

Miracle Jeans Day


State Record for Miracle Jeans Day Participation! 

Miracle Jeans DayWe are proud to have 13 Kansas credit unions joining KCUA in supporting Children's Miracle Network by participating in Miracle Jeans Day!

Our previous record was eight credit unions....and there's still time to sign up for the September 12th event. 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 

Minimizing Losses Key Message at KCUA's Bankruptcy and Collections Conference
Representatives from 14 credit unions from across the state were in Wichita for KCUA's Bankruptcy and Collections conference where attendees heard from industry experts on how to minimize losses for their credit unions. 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? more

Governmental and Public Affairs


Credit Union Roundtable with Congressman Tim Huelskamp
Credit unions and small business representatives from across the 1st Congressional District attended a roundtable with Congressman Tim Huelskamp, where they discussed important issues including increasing the credit union business lending cap. more

Regulation and Compliance
Compliance Q & A
"On-Us" Checks, Forced ATM Withdrawals, CTR Filing Time Requirements. more

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

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Marketing and Communications


Engage Younger Members? There's an App for That! 

CUinsight | While there may be some hurdles to jump over before fully integrating mobile technology at your credit union, here are a few key statistics for why this option can't be ignored. Read article on CUinsight.com  


How to Optimize Content When You Don't Know Jack About SEO
Content Marketing Institute | Knowing how to optimize content for search engines is essential, but often easier said than done. The Content Marketing Institute offers a few simple techniques to optimize content for search engines. Read article on contentmarketinginstitute.com   

Shared Financial Solutions


FIS Strategic Insights: Calming the EMV Storm
An interview with Bastian Knoppers, Senior Vice President, Card Personalization. EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) is an open-standard set of specifications for smart card payments and acceptance devices. Learn what created the EMV storm, how to plan for EMV deployment, where it has already being adopted and opportunities for financial institutions, plus more. more


Why Small Business Remote Deposit Capture Matters 

Small business remote deposit represents a convenience for businesses, as well as a favorable impact on branch traffic and the resulting cost to serve these customer. Read article on CUNA Marketing & Development Council website page

CUNA Mutual Group: ARTICLES 


CUNA Mutual Group Launches TruStage Insurance Products and Programs
Credit unions have long helped families protect their financial future. This mission inspired the companies of CUNA Mutual Group to create TruStage™ insurance products and programs - a new brand designed especially for credit union members. more 


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


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