KCUA Vision
In This Issue
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
ICU Day: Oct. 18
YES Committee
Education and Training
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
CUNA Mutual Group

Dates to remember:


October 16th, 2PM
Safe Deposit Boxes: Drilling, Death & Unclaimed Property Webinar

October 17th, 10AM
Documenting & Disciplining Employees QuickBite

October 17th, 2PM
Beyond ALLL Doubt: Methodology & Policy Development in Uncertain Times Webinar

October 18th, 2PM
Credit Union Mergers: Pros, Cons, Due Diligence, Governance & More Webinar

October 23rd, 10AM
Current Internet Marketing Vehicles QuickBite

October 23rd, 2PM
Advanced Underwriting Skills for Consumer Loans Webinar

October 24/October 25th, 9AM
Compliance School - Wichita

October 24th, 2PM
Working with Troubled Members Webinar

October 25th, 10AM
Cyber Tracking & Collection Techniques TeleCourse

October 30th, 9AM
Council Conference -Wichita

October 30th, 2PM
Business Accounts: Who is Authorized to Open, Close, Transact? Webinar

October 31, 10AM
15 Worst Security Mistakes QuickBite


ICU Day extended blue  

Sprint logo


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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Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Credit Union Foundation Gives Back to Community.

Press Release

Credit Union of America to Sponsor Gooding Financial Literacy Concert Tour [pdf]

The Wichita Eagle/kansas.com

5 Questions with Garth Strand.


Credit Union Times

Focus on Existing Members to Grow Loans. Online Discovery Conference. Hutchinson Credit Union is mentioned for its reward card program.


Best Business Interest Checking Accounts at Credit Unions. Hutchinson Credit Union is mentioned.

From Governor Brownback's office
Governor Brownback names DMV Task Force. Preston Ford with Educational Credit Union was named to the Task Force.


KCUA in the News


Credit Union Times
KCUA and NCUL Join to Offer Networking Councils.


Kansas, Nebraska Partner to Offer Councils to Credit Unions.

CUNA News Now

Kansas, Nebraska Leagues to Offer Networking Councils.

Wichita Business Journal

Kansas, Nebraska Credit Unions Announce Collaboration.

International Credit Union Day


Take a Snapshot of the CU Movement on International Credit Union Day | Oct. 18
Break out the #ICUday hashtag on Oct. 18, 2012. Credit Union Magazine wants to take a snapshot of the credit union world on International Credit Union Day (#ICUday) Thursday, Oct. 18. more

(Be sure and send KCUA your photos too! Send to Susan Dyer).

YES Committee


YES Committee Provides Scholarship Opportunities for Credit Unions

The Youth Education and Scholarship (YES) Committee awarded more than $600 in education scholarships during the third quarter. more



Kansas, Nebraska Partner to Offer Annual Council Conference

The Kansas Credit Union Association and the Nebraska Credit Union League recently announced a partnership to offer Councils to both Kansas and Nebraska credit unions. In an effort to bring council memberships together for education and networking, KCUA is hosting a joint Lending Council and Marketing Council conference scheduled for October 30 in Wichita. more 

Education and Training   


KCUA Hosts Compliance School | Oct. 24-25 in Wichita.

This year's school features two days packed full of Lending Compliance. There's still time to register! more or register

Cheney and Post address Kansas, Nebraska CEOs and Board Members
Bill Cheney, president of CUNA and Affiliates and Jeff Post, president of CUNA Mutual Group led a President's Dialogue session during a joint Kansas/Nebraska CEO and Volunteer Roundtable last month. more


Volunteer Achievement Courses Now Available for iPads

CUNA CPDOnline has announced seven courses now available for iPads. Part of CUNA Volunteer Achievement Program (VAP), these courses offer credit union volunteers pertinent information and training, and provides them with the opportunity to earn their CUNA Certified Credit Union Volunteer designation and/or CUNA Board Financial Literacy Certificate. more

Governmental and Public Affairs


2012 Election Resources for Credit Unions
With so much at stake for credit unions in Washington and Topeka, it is critical that credit union professionals, volunteers and members speak out to ensure that candidates who understand the credit union difference are elected. CUNA has prepared a variety of materials and links to help you register to vote, request an early vote ballot, and mobilize credit union members in the upcoming 2012 elections. more

Regulation and Compliance


KCUA Hosts Annual Compliance School
There's still time to register for KCUA's annual compliance school. Oct. 24-25 in Wichita, featuring two days packed full of Lending Compliance. more or register

Compliance Q & A: MLO requirements, TILA/Reg Z rules
Compliance questions regarding mortgage loan originator qualifications and TILA/Reg Z rules. more

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

Compliance Calendarpdf icon

Marketing and Communications


MP3 logoOur first statewide, collaborative Make A Difference event was held in Wamego on Saturday...and the remaining events are tomorrow! Follow us on Facebook or Twitter...full coverage in the next Vision!

Shared Financial Solutions


The Latest from Invest in America (download newsletter, pdf)


Save with the Sprint Member Discount Program

Register for an upcoming FREE Sprint webinar and learn how to save your members money, and earn extra money for your credit union. The next webinar is Nov. 13. more


Cell Phones for Soldiers

By donating a used cell phone through Cell Phones for Soldiers, your credit union can help U.S. service members get a free 60-minute calling card. Your support of this initiative will be at no cost to your credit union or members. more


December (Holiday II) 2012 LetterChecks Mailing
The holidays can seem like a dream...until your cardholders get their bills! Let your most valuable cardholders enjoy the benefits of using your card by sending out a special thank you - FIS™ Holiday LetterChecks. more


CUNA Mutual Group: Articles


Tips for Choosing a Flood Zone Determination Services Partner
Last year, the U.S. experienced more than $10 billion in flood damage, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts 4-8 storms this year to strengthen to hurricane force. more 


CUNA Mutual Group: Webinars 

October 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.