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


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