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  • Marijuana-Related Accounts Update -- Missouri

    Apr
    01
    Marijuana-Related Accounts Update -- Missouri

    Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2 that will allow for medical marijuana was approved by voters on November 6, 2018. Although the effective date was December 6, 2018, rules and regulations have not yet been developed.

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  • New Legal Opinions Available

    Apr
    01
    New Legal Opinions Available

    Our HCUA Compliance Department, on behalf of our member credit unions, recently requested legal opinions regarding Member Expulsion, Drawings & Raffles, and Privacy – Sharing with Local Law Enforcement (E-mail).

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  • CU at the Capitol Brings CULeader to Jefferson City

    Apr
    01
    CU at the Capitol Brings CULeader to Jefferson City
    Stacey Sanford with Rep. Ross (left) and Sen. Brown and Ian Dunlap
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  • Kansas Governor Vetoes Tax Bill That Includes Homeowner Deductions

    Apr
    01
    Kansas Governor Vetoes Tax Bill That Includes Homeowner Deductions

    Governor Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 22 last week, a bill that would have made Kansas tax code updates in response to recent tax code changes at the federal level. Among those updates were allowances for middle-income filers to continue to itemize deductions on their state tax returns even if they are no longer eligible to itemize on their federal returns due to the increased federal standard deduction.

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  • Missouri Lawmakers Back in the Action – Bill Affecting Credit Unions Moves Forward

    Apr
    01
    Missouri Lawmakers Back in the Action – Bill Affecting Credit Unions Moves Forward

    The Missouri General Assembly returned to action last week after their annual spring break. While state representatives spent most of their time perfecting and passing Missouri’s $30 billion dollar state operating budget, they also took action on a bill impacting credit unions. The Missouri House passed House Bill 599, which includes language that removes outdated requirements that certain applications and documents be in physical paper format with multiple copies. House Bill 599 is now referre

    Posted By Ian Dunlap read more
  • Rehkop Selected as National Baldrige Examiner

    Mar
    28
    Rehkop Selected as National Baldrige Examiner

    West Community Credit Union is pleased to announce Sarah Rehkop, operations manager, has been selected as a 2019 Baldrige examiner for the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Want to know more about the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program? Join Jason Peach for a webinar on April 1. 

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  • The 5 P's of an Excellent Overdraft Service

    Mar
    26
    The 5 P's of an Excellent Overdraft Service

    The biggest form of flattery for a community bank or credit union? A positive recommendation. A Temkin Group report stated that77% of those who had an excellent service experience were likely to recommend an institution. With so many social media and online review sites, it’s easier than ever for people to spread their satisfaction to the masses. And the masses are listening: according to a 2018 BrightLocal Consumer Review Survey, 78% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. When it comes to your overdraft program, how do you define excellent service?

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  • Final Call for Innovation Conference - 3 Seats Left!

    Mar
    26
    Final Call for Innovation Conference - 3 Seats Left!

    A committee of your peers has selected four of the best companies to demo real-life examples of fintechs that are already changing the financial services landscape. This event is limited to 30 forward-thinking individuals. Claim your space now!

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  • CU at Capitol Brings More Credit Union Advocates to Statehouse

    Mar
    25
    CU at Capitol Brings More Credit Union Advocates to Statehouse

    More credit union advocates spent time at the Kansas Statehouse last week as part of our CU at the Capitol program. Hannah Anderson, Loan Operations Manager with Azura Credit Union, and Javier Pena, Collections Manager for Azura, sat in with HCUA’s Stephanie Mullholland while the Senate Financial Institutions Committee worked our credit union modernization bill.

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  • We Challenge You to STAND for Your Credit Union!

    Mar
    25
    We Challenge You to STAND for Your Credit Union!

    Let’s face it. Politics can be frustrating. We understand that, and working together with member credit unions, we’ve come up with a program to help us work better together. STAND is our new grassroots program that is designed to provide credit unions and credit union advocates with the tools they need to better navigate political action and STAND for credit union issues.

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