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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, January 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
YES Committee Bake Sale »
The YES Committee is organizing a statewide bake Sale on February 13 to help raise funds for education scholarships for Ka...
Thursday, December 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Money$mart Camps Promote Healthy Financial Habits to Students »
Kansas credit unions have always recognized the importance of financial literacy—both for their members and their communit...
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spots are Going Fast for NCUF’s Development Education (DE) Trainings »
Only 10 spots remain for the January Credit Union Development Education (DE) training class, and the spring class is about...
Thursday, October 09, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance School Focuses on Elder Abuse, Cybersecurity, CFPB »
Elder abuse, cybersecurity, IT audits and regulatory exams were the hot topics at KCUA’s annual Compliance School held thi...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Save 50% on Popular Webinar Archives »
The following webinars were the highest attended by Kansas credit unions this year. ACH Rules Updates 2014 (archive a...

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
Thursday, September 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
#ICU Day: October 16 »
100+ million people. 103 countries. 1 movement. Credit Unions are making a difference around the world. Check...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nine Credit Unions Participating in Miracle Jeans Day »
Last year, 10 credit unions plus the Kansas Credit Union Association celebrated Miracle Jeans Day. Together, we helped sic...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
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...
Thursday, July 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miracle Treat Day: August 14 »
Celebrate Miracle Treat Day on Thursday August 14. One dollar or more from every Blizzard® Treat purchased at particip...
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...

Consumers
Friday, August 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
KSU Professors: College Students Need Help Understanding Student Loan Burden »
(as reported by Kansas First News ) A new paper stresses the importance of students understanding the implications of s...
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...

Governmental Affairs
Friday, January 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Data Breach, Cybersecurity Initiatives Launched This Week »
CUNA and the Leagues have been pushing for more oversight regarding data breaches and how those breaches affect financial...
Thursday, January 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kansas CUs Cautious About Jumping Into Mobile Payment Options »
Fifteen credit unions nationwide have signed up for Apple Pay, a consumer wireless payment option using an iPhone. A...
Friday, December 05, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Policy Forum Met This Week in Topeka »
Seventeen attendees from thirteen credit unions participated in yesterday's Legislative Policy Forum. The Legislative Poli...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do You Have What It Takes To Be a CRASHER? »
Crash the GAC for free...well, almost free. But first, do you have what it takes? Crashing the GAC is not for the...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Credit Unions Engaged in Elections, Meet with Legislators »
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (left) at Envista Credit Union's Legislative Forum in Topeka. Candidate Forums Held Acro...

Kansas Credit Unions
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meritrust’s Wolgamott Selected as Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year »
CONTACT: Jamie Taulbee, (316) 651-5170 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Meritrust is honored to announce Senior Financ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meritrust Donates $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas »
Contact: Jamie Taulbee , (316) 651-5170 Meritrust is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation to Big Brothers Big S...
Thursday, January 08, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Golden Plains Credit Union and Central Star Credit Union Merge »
CONTACTS: Erich Schaefer , Member-President Golden Plains Credit Union (620) 260-1400 Krista Cannon , VP Mar...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meritrust Celebrating New Branch with January Ribbon Cutting »
CONTACT: Jamie Taulbee , (316) 651-5170 WICHITA, KAN. — The Meritrust Credit Union Board of Directors, President/CE...
Thursday, November 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kansas and Missouri Corporate Credit Unions Agree in Principle to Pursue Merger »
Kansas Corporate Credit Union (KCCU) and Missouri Corporate Credit Union (MCCU) announced today that they have entered int...

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