The holidays always seem to be just around the corner.  It won’t be long before families are exchanging presents.  Holidays and gifts can take a big bite out of your budget so planning ahead will help keep your budget under control. It is important not to get caught up in the last minute emotion of… Read More


Credit unions are not-for-profit organizations that exist to serve their members rather than to maximize corporate profits. Like banks, credit unions accept deposits, make loans and provide a wide array of other financial services. But as member-owned institutions, credit unions focus on providing a safe place to save and borrow at reasonable rates. Unlike banks,… Read More


Congratulations to all the Moline first graders who completed The Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge and read 10 books in one month! Way to go! Over 300 Moline first graders met the challenge and those in attendance were treated to a pizza party at the Moline Public Library where they were recognized in front of… Read More


Sometimes the best place to do your banking isn’t a bank. Not-for-profit credit unions exist for the benefit of members and generally don’t have the high fees that traditional for-profit banks are known for. Over 101 million people in the U.S. are members. Here are four reasons to join them: 1. Higher earnings. Credit unions… Read More