Insurance protection is part of a solid financial plan, and dependable coverage helps ensure financial relief when you need it most. We are very excited to announce a new partnership with TruStage Insurance, a CUNA Mutual Group consumer brand to help our members plan and protect for their future. TruStage Insurance was founded on the… Read More


When financial markets have a bad day, week, or month, discomforting headlines and data can swiftly communicate a message to retirees and retirement savers alike: equity investments are risky things, and Wall Street is a risky place. All true. If you want to accumulate significant retirement savings or try and grow your wealth through the… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union has a long history of collaborating with communities and organizations to help spur economic development in the region.  In Davenport, we have helped rejuvenate and blossom long-blighted areas in ways that haven’t been seen in decades.  Recently, we’ve invested in our Davenport West 3rd Street office by expanding and remodeling the building—… Read More


Volatility will always be around on Wall Street, and as you invest for the long term, you must learn to tolerate it. Rocky moments, fortunately, are not the norm.   Since the end of World War II, there have been dozens of Wall Street shocks. Wall Street has seen 56 pullbacks (retreats of 5-9.99 percent)… Read More


2019 Board Elections and Annual Meeting When:  April 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Where:  Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr., Bettendorf, IA 52722 At the next Annual Meeting, there will be four positions open for volunteer board of directors.  Each is a three-year term position.  The voting will take place in person by paper ballot… Read More


Ascentra Scholarship Competition – Due March 2 Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Ascentra members to further their education.  Five scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and five scholarships will be awarded to nontraditional students age 19 or over. Entrants are required to write an essay of approximately 500 words on a… Read More


At Ascentra, we believe that education is the key to success and are committed to supporting reading and literacy in our community.  One way we do this is by challenging first-graders in our region to read 10 books in one month and this year in 2019, we are celebrating 10 years of reading for our… Read More


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