Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship – Due Feb. 9 The Iowa Credit Union Foundation will award $5,750 in scholarships to Iowa credit union members who are high school seniors or graduates. High School Scholarship- These scholarships are designated for high school seniors planning to enter college in 2018. First place – $1,500 Second place –… Read More


One in three Americans who receive a windfall—such as money from an inheritance or an investment paying off big—blow it within two years. A sudden windfall might seem like fun money, but it’s best to give serious thought to how you’ll use it.   Use this advice to put the money to good use and… Read More


It’s a buzz word you no longer can ignore: financial literacy. Why? Because it’s essential for financial survival in today’s economy. And that’s a fact of life.   Regardless of your age, ask yourself three questions:   1. Do I get a good grade when it comes to the financial facts of life? If yes,… Read More


Did you know that about 70% of Americans do not have a will? Check out this short, educational video as we talk about the important of wills on this edition of Ascentra Making Cents.  To see more videos of our monthly financial education segments like this one, head to our YouTube channel.    … Read More


3… 2… 1!!  Over 900 guests attended the big Noon Year’s Eve event at the Bettendorf Family Museum to celebrate the arrival of the new year on Sunday, Dec. 31.  The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night leading up to midnight, so the Bettendorf Family Museum offers kiddos the chance… Read More