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In This Issue
The Power of Association
MBL Action Alert
News from KCUA and Kansas credit unions
Credit Unions for Kids
YES Committee
Education and Training
Governmental and Public Affairs
Regulation and Compliance
Marketing and Communications
Shared Financial Solutions
CUNA Mutual Group

Dates to remember:


November 20th, 10AM
The Member is Always Right - NOT! QuickBite


November 22
KCUA/Expandachek Offices Closed - Thanksgiving Day


November 27th, 2PM
Debit Card Error Resolution & Regulation E Investigations Webinar 

November 28th, 10AM
Website Compliance QuickBite

November 28th, 10AM
Basics of CU Branch Management - Wichita 

November 28th, 2PM
Legal Update - Loans: 2012 in Review Webinar 

November 29th, 2PM
Robbery Preparedness for All Staff Webinar

KCUA/Expandachek offices are closed Thursday, November 22.

Expandachek is open Friday, November. 23.
DATC Save the Date 1-22-13 
More information
coming soon!
Compliance Calendar    
Sprint logo


Pass on Savings to Your Members

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

 Kansas Cooperative Council logo

Strengthen the Voice of Cooperatives
As an affiliated member of KCUA, you are also a member of the Kansas Cooperative Council. Want to know what is going on with co-ops around Kansas? Sign up for KCC news alerts. more


CU aid Sandy  
CUaid donations tally at $175K+, says NCUF


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The Power of One...
The Power of Association

Second in the series of the benefits of Association membership


Governmental and Public Affairs

Credit unions are facing an increasingly complex legislative and regulatory landscape and fierce competition in the consumer financial services industry. The Kansas Credit Union Association is your credit union's advocate, and the voice with policy makers, media and consumers. more

ACTION ALERT: CU Small Business Jobs Bill


Contact Kansas Legislators, Urge Support of S. 2231/H.R. 1418

This is a key vote for our industry.


KCUA and CUNA are urging credit unions and small businesses in Kansas and across the country to contact their Senators and member of Congress and urge them to support the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill. more


Mid American Credit Union Dedicates Flag Plaza.

(press release)

Mid American Credit Union Repeats as Parade Winner.

(press release)


KCUA in the News


KAKE.com/Good Morning Kansas
Money Matters: Seven Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping. [VIDEO}

Credit Unions For Kids


CU4Kids' Holiday Icon Campaign

It is time to start planning for the Credit Unions for Kids' Holiday Icon Campaign, benefiting your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital! more

YES Committee

YES Committee Says Thank You!

The Youth Education and Scholarship (YES) Committee would like to thank credit unions, individuals and vendors for their support this past year in dues collections, donations and bidding of items in their annual silent auction. More than $14,000 was collected. more



Council Members Gather to Share Best Practices

Lending and Marketing Council members discussed issues relevant to their respective departments at the Council meeting in October. more

 Education and Training   


KCUA's 2013 education calendar is full of training opportunities for staff and volunteers. more

Governmental and Public Affairs


Day at the Capitol | Topeka KS | January 22, 2013
More information coming in December. 


MBL Alert:

Contact Kansas Legislators, Urge Support of S. 2231/H.R. 1418

Watch video from Bill Cheney.

Regulation and Compliance


Keeping Up with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its Fall 2012 Supervisory Highlights Report, outlining the areas of focus for the Bureau and the major findings over the past year. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) made the list and may be worthy of a "refresher" in your credit union. more


Compliance Q & A
Five Questions about the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Reg. B). more


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

Compliance Calendarpdf icon

Marketing and Communications


7 Ways Online Media Benefits Public Relations
Your credit union only made it to the online version of a media outlet. That's actually a good thing, and could help elevate awareness of your organization better than a print or broadcast only version. PR Daily tells you why.


$15,500...600 people...6 communities...1 Difference
Our first statewide, collaborative Make a Difference event was a success! Complete coverage.

Shared Financial Solutions


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 Dec 11more

Already participating in the Sprint program? Tips for adding Sprint banner and links to a website [VIDEO]. 

CUNA Mutual Group: Articles


Small and Mid-Size Credit Union Council
Small credit unions are renowned for banding together to help one another. CUNA Mutual Group tapped into that strength by convening a council of 10 leaders of small and midsized credit unions across the country to share ideas and solutions. more