Wow!  Thank you for everyone’s support in voting Ascentra Credit Union “Best Credit Union” and “Best Home Mortgages” for the 2018 Quad City Times Readers’ Choice Awards.  We are humbled by the recognition and focused on living up to these awards by providing the best technology, products and services for our membership. It’s very gratifying… Read More


The First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account (FTHSA) program is now available in the state of Iowa and offered at Ascentra Credit Union.  Accounts may be established by qualifying first-time homebuyers or by others on their behalf. Taxpayers may deduct a portion of money saved from their Iowa adjusted gross income deposits made into their FTHSA.  Other… Read More


The price of long-term care insurance has really gone up. If you are a baby boomer and you have kept your eye on it for a few years, chances are you have noticed this. Last year, the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) noted that a 60-year-old couple would pay an average of $3,490… Read More


Now more than ever, people are sharing sensitive personal information about themselves online. Technology allows us to connect to each other around the world no matter our location, bank and shop online, and even control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. Every time… Read More


The next Ascentra Credit Union annual meeting will be held on April 16, 2019 at the Bettendorf Public Library. If you are interested in running for a position on the board of directors, please contact Jennifer Naeve, Chief Marketing Officer at 563-459-6952 or jennifer.naeve@ascentra.org. Nomination forms must be completed and returned by Nov. 16, 2018.… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union has partnered with First Community Trust (FCT), an independent trust company,­­­ to help families manage, protect and distribute their assets.  Individuals who have established trusts as part of their estate planning may need the services of a corporate trustee. FCT offers these primary services: asset management, estate planning and settlement, retirement planning… Read More


  On Wednesday, Aug. 15th the weather didn’t stop us from making the most of the night at Ashford University Field for a Clinton LumberKings baseball game.  Members were invited for a fun night at the ballpark in appreciation for their loyalty to the credit union.  We had a great time seeing everyone, handing out some… Read More


The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Leadership Grants.  This summer, the foundation awarded a total of $20,000 to 31 different organizations and charities throughout the region. These efforts stem from the credit union’s People-Helping-People philosophy and encouragement of staff to volunteer and give back to the community.  In 2015,… Read More


What a big day for the future of Ascentra Credit Union! On Thursday, May 31st we celebrated the official groundbreaking of our new home office in Downtown Bettendorf.  The heat didn’t stop nearly 200 people from attending our ceremony where each guest took home with them a mini bottle of Prosecco and bottle opener in… Read More


The number of excavators and cranes in downtown Bettendorf, Iowa will soon grow as Ascentra Credit Union breaks ground on a new home office and financial center on Thursday, May 31 at 4:00 p.m. on the corner of Grant Street and 19th Street.  The membership at Ascentra is also growing and the not-for-profit is looking… Read More