The Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition announces another round of scholarships for area students.  A total of $10,000 in scholarships are made available to Ascentra members planning to further their education starting the 2016 – 2017 school year.   The ten scholarships will be awarded to students as follows: Five $1,000 scholarships for high school students… Read More


The Inaugural Paul Lensmeyer Golf Outing took place on Monday, Sept. 28 at The Rock Island Arsenal Golf Course.  This golf outing was a way to raise money for the recently established Ascentra Credit Union Foundation, which was created in honor of Ascentra’s late CEO, Paul Lensmeyer. His vision and testament of always listening, caring,… Read More


The Ascentra Team recently held a Casual for A Cause day for Darcey Leu to help out with mounting medical expenses associated with her battle with stage 4 liver cancer. On Wednesday, we presented her with $445! In an inspiring moment shortly after she left, an Ascentra member who witnessed the check presentation, took out… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union celebrated the opening of our new branch located at 1800 Brady Street in Davenport in August with a series of events, contests and the ceremonial ribbon cutting that made us feel right at home in the Hilltop Campus Village. This brand new location replaced the nearby office of the Scott Schools Credit… Read More


The next Ascentra Credit Union annual meeting will be held on April 19, 2016 at the Bettendorf Library. If you are interested in running for a board of directors position please contact Jennifer Naeve, VP of Marketing & PR at 563-459-6948 or jennifer.naeve@ascentra.org. Nomination forms must be completed and returned by November 20, 2015. Our… Read More


Did you know you no longer receive your annual Social Security statement by mail? Go to socialsecurity.gov/mystatement to access your statement. Even though you will no longer receive paper statements, it’s important that you still review your statements on an annual basis with your advisor to make sure everything is accurate.   Did you know… Read More


Credit union members are stronger together. There are more than one million credit union members in Iowa, and by acting together, we can have a powerful impact on policy that affects our financial lives. Why Be a Credit Union Advocate? Credit unions are different than other financial institutions. Great rates are possible because credit unions are… Read More


The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation gave $17,000 to 37 different charities and organizations throughout the region this summer. These efforts stem from the credit union’s encouragement of staff to volunteer and give back to the community.  The foundation committee wanted to support the causes that the volunteer board of directors and senior leadership are active… Read More


The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) honored six credit union representatives, with more than 175 years of experience between them, at the Iowa Credit Union Convention on September 16-18 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. Larry Ketelsen received the 2015 Heritage Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment, service and leadership in… Read More