Right now there are more than 200 children waiting to be matched to an adult volunteer through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley. “The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation sees and understands the demand for a great program such as Big Brother Big Sisters in our community,” said Dale Owen, President and CEO… Read More


For most college students, the fun and freedom of a spring break adventure is a rite of passage. But what if you have a limited budget? Can you still go on vacation? The following tips will help you go on a fun spring break getaway, even if you haven’t got a lot of money to… Read More


The United Way of the Quad Cities provides free tax assistance for individuals and families earning less than $57,000 annually through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program known as VITA at area organizations throughout the Quad Cities, Clinton, and Geneseo. In 2019, this program saved more than $1.1 million in tax preparation fees for area… Read More


We gave our 10 & Done Mortgage Freedom Loan a little upgrade that now gives you more options when buying or refinancing with a rate that beats our traditional 15, 20, and 30-year mortgage offerings. In addition, you can save up to $1,000 on closing costs since there is no origination fee and no appraisal… Read More


Across the country, people are saving for that “someday” called retirement. Someday, their careers will end. Someday, they may live off their savings or investments, plus Social Security. They know this, but many of them do not know when, or how, it will happen. What is missing is a strategy – and a good strategy… Read More


A vibrant downtown is the heartbeat of a city where people come to visit, shop, live, and play. Downtown Bettendorf is in the middle of a major transition – a transition highlighted by the new I-74 Bridge that will lead to a more vibrant downtown if we work together and build a strong central heart… Read More


2020 Ascentra Annual Meeting and Board Elections When: April 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Where: Ascentra Home Office – Lensmeyer Learning Center, 2019 Grant Street, Bettendorf, IA 52722 At the next Annual Meeting, there will be three positions open for volunteer board of directors. Each is a three-year term position. The voting will take place in… Read More