KCUA Vision
In This Issue
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Miracle Jeans Day
Education and Training
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
CUNA Mutual Group

Dates to remember:


September 18, 10AM
Starting a Youth Program on a Shoestring Budget QuickBite 


September 18, 11AM
Legislative Policy Forum

September 18, 2PM
Advanced Financial Literacy Update for New & Experienced Directors Webinar

September 19, 2PM
SAFE Act: Tracking, Renewing & Compliance Webinar

September 20, 10AM
Building a Successful Regulatory Compliance Program QuickBite

September 20, 2PM
Credit Card Act: Clarification & Best Practices Webinar

September 25, 9AM
IRA Essentials - Wichita

September 25, 2PM
Notary Essentials & Legalities for Credit Unions Webinar

September 26, 9AM
IRA Advanced - Wichita

September 26, 10AM
Account Administration TeleCourse

September 26, 2PM
Reinvigorating the Bottom Line: Making Up for Lost Revenue Webinar

September 27-28, 12PM
Kansas and Nebraska CEO/Volunteer Roundtable

CMG Oct 9 Discovery webinar 

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Pass on Savings to Your Members

Savings for your members...extra money for your credit union. more

MBL call to action

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

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Wichita Business Journal
Credit Union List [pdf]

KCUA in the News

The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com
Business Perspective: Financial Education Essential, Whatever Your Age

Miracle Jeans Day   


Fourteen Kansas Credit Unions and KCUA Support Miracle Jeans Day!

Wow! Fourteen Kansas credit unions plus the Kansas Credit Union Association participated in Miracle Jeans Day...a state record for support of this campaign. Kansas' previous record was eight credit unions...we almost doubled our participation! more

Education and Training   


Take advantage of more than 50 education opportunities remaining in 2012, including face to face events, webinars and teleconferences. We've made it easy for you to find the training opportunity right for your position...simply view by these topics:

Compliance   |   Lending   |   Management

Marketing   |   Operations/Front Line   |   Board of Directors

Governmental and Public Affairs


Kansas Credit Unions Attend Congressional Summit

On September 7, the Kansas Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Wichita Chamber of Commerce hosted a Congressional Summit Luncheon. more


NEFE High School Program Gets Makeover
NEFE's flagship financial education program is undergoing changes that will make it more flexible for educators. more

Regulation and Compliance

FinCEN offers BSA and SAR webinars
Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Currency Transaction Report (CTR), Designation of Exempt Person (DOEP) and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filing tips will be discussed at a pair of upcoming Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) webinars. more


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

Compliance Calendarpdf icon

Marketing and Communications


Content Marketing: Don't Re-invent the Wheel
Content marketing is the strategy of pushing out original content (articles, blog posts, whitepapers, webinars, videos, photographs, etc.) to raise awareness of your organization. But who has time to develop and produce original content regularly? You don't have to...just re-purpose what you already have. more

Shared Financial Solutions


Changing the Habits of the Hard Core Check Writers 
This article profiles results from an FIS survey to better understand preferences for in-person and retail point-of-sale (POS) payments. Results indicate elements of consumer preference and behavior can be influenced to accelerate check migration, however, checks won't disappear overnight and likely won't decline much at all among some consumers without significant intervention. more


CUMoney Cards: Prepaid Debit Cards for Everyday Spend, Family, Travel, Gifts

CUMONEY Cards offer secure, convenient and flexible options for your members. more


FIS Update Newsletter 

CUNA Mutual Group: ARTICLES 


Avoiding the Disaster Within a Disaster
During September, designated by FEMA as National Preparedness Month, consider three lessons CUNA Mutual Group has gleaned from credit unions that tend to handle disasters better than others. more


Getting Back to the Paycheck Replacement Business
The damage to workers' retirement savings caused by the Great Recession should remind retirement plan sponsors, administrators, and providers that we are NOT in the investment business-we're in the paycheck replacement business. more


CUNA Mutual Group Partners with DocuSign on eSignature Solution for CUs
DocuSignŽ and CUNA Mutual Group have partnered to provide credit unions with easy, fast, and secure electronic signature solutions to speed the lending process and provide options in the wake of recent regulations on Multi-Featured Open-End Lending (MFOEL). 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. more


CUNA Mutual Group: WEBINARS 

Sept. 19 | 10 a.m. Central

Staying in Compliance Practical implementation of several federal regulatory compliance issues and the importance of maintaining a comprehensive compliance program. Register. Sign-in required. Free and open to CUNA Mutual Group Bond policyholders.

Oct. 23 | 2 p.m. Central
Marketing: A Comprehensive Strategy

Overall success is usually not the result of a single strategy. It takes a combination of strategies to form a comprehensive plan. Learn how target marketing using credit prescreens can help grow loans and control risk in all major loan categories including auto loans, real estate, secured loans and unsecured loans. Register. Free and open to all credit unions. 

October 9 

Online Discovery Conference | more