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News from Arsenal, Equishare and Quantum

Posted on 11/19/2021
Check out recent news from credit unions in our region. Arsenal Credit Union leveraged their social media platforms to engage members on International Credit Union Day; EquiShare Credit Union and Quantum Credit Union announce merger in March 2022.

  

Credit union news from Arsenal and Frontier Community

Posted on 11/12/2021
Arsenal Credit Union (Arnold, MO) celebrated its employees during the first-ever Member Service Week; Frontier Community Credit Union (Leavenworth, KS) founded a Home for the Homeless Grant to support those who need a helping hand.

  

OSHA ‘s Emergency Temporary Standard takes full effect December 5

Posted on 11/10/2021
All requirements of the ETS – other than testing for unvaccinated employees – will take full effect Dec. 5, 2021. Legal challenges to the ETS have been and will be made. Until these resolved, covered employers should prepare to follow the OSHA ETS.

  

Growing Member engagement is easier with P2P payments

Posted on 11/5/2021
Zelle® is a fast, safe and easy way to send and receive money with friends, family and others you trust. We are thrilled to now offer CO-OP credit unions the opportunity to provide their members with access to Zelle in their mobile banking solution.

  

Ransomware: what to know to create an Incident Response Plan

Posted on 11/16/2020
There’s no foolproof way of preventing ransomware attacks from occurring; however, there are a number of things to know to help you be prepared

  

Keep up IRS proposal outreach

Posted on 10/30/2021
Lawmakers encouraged ongoing grassroots efforts opposing the IRS proposal. As this bill moves through the legislative process, keep up the pressure on!

  

22 graduate from CUlead

Posted on 10/21/2021
HCUA congratulates another successful CUlead class! CUlead is for Kansas and Missouri credit union staff who possess leadership potential and are ready to further develop their skills.

  

News from CUA and United Consumers Credit Union

Posted on 10/14/2021
Credit unions giving back - who doesn't like to hear those stories? Credit Union of America raises $62,520 for CMN Hospitals at Ascension Via Christi; United Consumers Credit Union gives members $33,000+ in cash.

  

As thousands oppose IRS proposal and lawmakers weigh in, more action still needed

Posted on 10/15/2021
Thank you to thousands of Kansas and Missouri credit union leaders and members for taking action with Congress to share the serious concerns with an IRS proposal that would require financial institutions to report additional account holder info.

  

Staff and volunteers honored with 2021 HCUA awards

Posted on 10/4/2021
Last week, Dan Engelhard and Mike Murphy were with HCUA's Professional of the Year and Volunteer of the Year award, respectively. Dave Tate was recognized as a Hall of Fame inductee for lifelong commitment to credit unions.

  

Longtime credit union leader to retire from Kansas administrator post

Posted on 10/1/2021
Vickie Hurt, administrator of the Kansas Department of Credit Unions (KDCU), has announced her retirement effective Dec. 31.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Heather Russell, Wichita Federal Credit Union

Posted on 3/29/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Heather Russell, Wichita Federal Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.

  

Nearly 65,000 take action: Keep the IRS call to action going

Posted on 10/12/2021
Thank you to thousands of Kansas and Missouri credit union leaders and members for taking action with Congress to share the serious concerns with an IRS proposal that would require financial institutions to report additional account holder info.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Alyssa Farber, United Northwest Federal Credit Union

Posted on 5/11/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Alyssa Farber, compliance officer at United Northwest Federal Credit Union (Norton, KS).

  

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.