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Compliance
Thursday, January 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB Seeks Comment on Mortgage Closing Process »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [CFPB] is planning to develop a more streamlined, efficient mortgage closing proc...
Friday, January 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCUA Offers Jan. 22 Exam Modernization Webinar »
The National Credit Union Administration is hosting a free webinar on January 22 at 1 pm (Central) designed to give part...
Monday, January 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Update #14-01: CFPB Letter to Credit Unions as Reminder on Qualified Mortgages »
On January 10, 2014, new mortgage rules adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ["CFPB”], and required by th...
Friday, January 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fraud Alert #14-01: Target Continues Email Phishing Alert, CUNA Breach Survey »
Target has issued warnings to its customers about recent phishing emails related to the Target breach. The emails look lik...
Thursday, October 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Q & A: Criminal Background Check »
Question: Are we allowed to do criminal background checks as part of our hiring policy? Answer: Appendix A to NCUA’s...

Training
Friday, July 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
KCUA Giving Away Certificate Program Modules »
KCUA is depleting their library of STAR, VAP, MERIT and VLP self-study certificate program modules, leader guides and misc...
Thursday, July 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Developing a Financial Counseling Program »
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), at the end of 2012, 59% of all Americans were living pay...
Thursday, June 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer Jam Brings Credit Union Staff Together for In-Depth Discussions »
Larry Schmitz, Medical Community Credit Union, in the "hot seat" during a mock media interview at the marketing session...
Thursday, June 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regional Compliance Updates Cover Social Media, Elder Abuse and Risk-Based Capital, and More »
  Jerel Wright, AVP, Compliance discussing risk-based capital in Lawrence. KCUA Compliance staff were in La...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Just a Few Spots Left for NCUF’s CU Philosophy Training September 10-17 »
There are now only a few spots left for the Fall 2014 Credit Union Development Education (DE) training class September 10-...

Marketing
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Digital Marketing Channels for Lending Can Actually Enhance Personal Service »
By Ben Klepzig Financial institutions see how important digital marketing channels have become as more consumers shop fo...
Thursday, June 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICU Day 2014 Theme: "Local Service. Global Good." »
The theme in the U.S. for ICU Day 2014 will be Local Service. Global Good.™ This theme capitalizes on the people helping p...
Friday, May 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Company Awards Can Build Your Credibility, Awareness »
We all use traditional marketing and communications tactics to rise above the competition. You place ads, write press rele...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q3 2014 Newsletter Articles Available »
Third quarter 2014 newsletter article are now available. Please feel free to use these articles in your member communicati...
Thursday, April 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A "C" in Financial Literacy »
Once again, adults have given themselves a grade of C or lower on their personal financial literacy knowledge according to...

Events
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Miracle Jeans Day: September 10 »
Wear jeans on on September 10th to support Kansas' three Children's Miracle Network hospitals. Funds raised stay right her...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
YES Committee: Annual Fundraising Opportunities »
For years the YES Committee has been able to provide scholarships for college, for credit union employees to attend traini...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holiday Icons: We Appreciate Your Support! »
Several Kansas credit unions have ordered their CU4Kids holiday icons: KUMC Credit Union United Credit Union USPLK Em...
Thursday, November 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
CU4Kids’ Holiday Icon Campaign »
The Credit Unions for Kids’ Holiday Icon Campaign benefiting your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital is underway! T...
Friday, September 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last Call to Register for Miracle Jeans Day »
Miracle Jeans Day is Wednesday! If you haven’t yet registered your credit union to participate in Miracle Jeans Day, now...

Consumers
Thursday, September 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four-Letter Words to Help You Pay Down Credit Card Debt »
What’s more important? Saving money or paying down debt? Experts say ideally you should be doing both. But according to a...
Friday, May 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 Things Every Middle Schooler Should Know About Finances »
Have you had "The Talk” with your child? No, not the birds and bees talk. Or the "this is your brain on drugs” talk. The...
Friday, January 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shopping For a Mortgage? Do Your Homework, Ask Questions and Compare Lenders »
Spring marks resurgence in the local real estate market, as more homes are available for sale during spring and early summ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future generations will be better off financially, but money management skills start now »
In a recent TIME.com article , Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said kids today will be better off financially than...
Thursday, November 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seven Tips to Safe Online Shopping During the Holidays »
These days, you have to keep track of more than just your wallet during the holidays. According to the National Retail Fed...

Councils
Friday, July 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wichita CUnext Council Hosts Meetup »
  Wichita Young Professionals meet up, River City Brewery The CUnext Young Professionals Council leadership comm...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Council Leadership Committees Announced »
The following individuals have been selected to serve on one of the KCUA and NCUL Councils. Leadership committee members a...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
KCUA and NCUL Launch New Technology Council »
A technology council now joins the ranks of the lending, marketing and CUnext Young Professionals Councils. Councils are...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Summer Jam Features Idea Generation »
Angie Reed, KSU Federal Credit Union, writes down annual meeting/special event ideas during the 30 ideas in 30 minutes bra...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lending & Marketing Council Summer Jam Session »
Panel experts from inside and outside the industry will share innovative insights and best practices in integrated marke...

Governmental Affairs
Tuesday, March 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The GAC from a Crasher's Perspective »
Submitted by Preston Ford Educational Credit Union's Preston Ford (second from left) joins others Crashers...
Friday, February 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
40 Kansas Representatives Join 4,400 GAC Attendees in Washington »
  Kansas credit union representatives and Association staff at CUNA GAC 2014.   Kansas credit unio...
Friday, February 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Day at the Capitol 2014 »
KCUA President/CEO Marla Marsh welcomes Governor Sam Brownback at the Statehouse in Topeka . House Speaker Ray...
Friday, January 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
16 CUnexters Attend CUnext Advocacy Day »
CUnexters at the Statehouse. The group meet with the representatives from the Kansas Department of Credit Unio...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Educational CU Young Professional Selected to "Crash" the GAC »
Preston Ford, Indirect Lending Manager at Topeka’s Educational Credit Union, has been selected as Kansas’ young profession...

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