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Critical call to action on IRS reporting provisions

Posted on 9/27/2021
If you have not reached out to Congress regarding the IRS proposal to require financial institutions – including credit unions – to report additional account holder information, please take action now.


How to add leverage to your strategic giving program

Posted on 9/23/2021
Here's a quick history of the credit union industry’s ability to use non-703/704 investments to fund strategic charity initiatives.


Open Your Eyes makes positive impact on consumer sentiment

Posted on 9/22/2021
The Credit Union Awareness program is exceeding expectations, increasing consumer consideration for credit unions. It's reaching those who would most benefit from a financial partner whose mission includes their long-term financial well-being.


Senior military leader and business pro newest member of HCUA team

Posted on 9/17/2021
Senior executive and Kansas Citian Drew Meyerowich has joined our team. As a natural leader with proven ability to motivate teams, Drew will serve as president of Shared Financial Solutions.


CUs turn to CU Loan Source during historic deposit growth

Posted on 9/14/2021
Several credit unions in our region have recently turned to CU Loan Source as a solution for dealing with the recent high deposit growth they have experienced in the last year.


CUlead Spotlight: Abram Allen, Mazuma Credit Union

Posted on 9/10/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Abram Allen, branch leader at Mazuma Credit Union (Kansas City, MO).


CECL scheduled to take effect January 1, 2023

Posted on 9/6/2021
The CECL model is currently scheduled to take effect for credit unions on January 1, 2023. If your credit union has not already begun this process, it is recommended your credit union prepare for CECL implementation before the effective start date.


Attorney's Conference for Non-Attorneys

Posted on 9/1/2021
Don't have an in-house counsel and don't have the time or resources to keep up with the latest litigation trends? Join us for part one of this three-part litigation series. Free for HCUA member credit unions.


CU People on the Move: West Community Credit Union

Posted on 8/31/2021
West Community Credit Union (O'Fallon, MO) recently announced new hires and promotions of Amanda Atkinson, Jennifer Anderson and James Guilford.


CUlead Spotlight: Amy Marsh, Mid American Credit Union

Posted on 8/31/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Amy Marsh, operations lead at Mid American Credit Union (Wichita, KS).


6 Missouri and Kansas credit unions recognized for 2021 CUNA awards

Posted on 8/16/2021
CUNA's national award program honors credit unions' impact on their member and their communities.


CUlead Spotlight: Jim Hull, Sunflower Community Credit Union

Posted on 8/13/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Jim Hull, Sunflower Community Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.


Six trends, challenges and projections impacting your auto lending business

Posted on 8/9/2021
what does a flattened market and a shifting environment added on top of a life-changing pandemic mean for credit unions when it comes to their auto lending business?


Welcome John-Paul Fregeau

Posted on 8/5/2021
We are excited to welcome John-Paul Fregeau to the HCUA team as System Administrator, Information Technology.


Welcome Mark Barhorst

Posted on 8/5/2021
We are excited to welcome Mark Barhorst to the HCUA team as director of Information Technology. He works out of our St. Louis office.