Buying on impulse—it happens to the best of us. It’s easy to do. You go to the store to buy a snack but get distracted and end up grabbing a new hoodie, a video game, and some earbuds. You get home and realize you bought a lot of stuff you don’t really want or need,… Read More


It was a busy summer of giving for the leadership at Ascentra Credit Union. This summer, 36 organizations and charities throughout Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois received $17,000 in Leadership Grants awarded by the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation. In 2015, the foundation committee wanted to support the causes that the volunteer board of directors and… Read More