21 When was CUA started? Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Credit Union of America was officially chartered on March 6, 1935 as the “Wichita City Teachers Credit Union.” In 1974, we changed our name to Credit Union of America and broadened our membership. Is my money safe at CUA? Your deposits are insured at Credit Union of America up to the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) limit. NCUA is an agency of the federal government that regulates, charters and supervises credit unions. Who runs the company? Our President works with our volunteer Board of Directors and committees to lead the credit union and ensure that we remain financially stable and in compliance with regulatory requirements. The volunteers monitor the progress toward stated goals of the organization and are elected by members each year. A B O U T C U A