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 Iowa Legislature adjourned over the weekend, and thanks to you, there was no tax increase to Iowa credit unions and their hard-working members. We communicated frequently about the need to contact your legislators the past few months, and your voice was heard. Thank you!   Click here to read the official post-session press release… Read More


On November 21, 2017, the Bettendorf City Council voted to approve an incentive package to allow the credit union to develop a new four-story building on the Town Square Development site located across from the Waterfront Convention Center parking lot.   The creative use of the incentives tied to our project shows our commitment to… Read More


Over the course of the past few years, we have seen credit card rewards programs that have fallen short of consumer expectations. We have worked hard to find the right rewards program that is best for our members; one that is unique and generous. We are pleased to announce the introduction of uChoose Rewards to… Read More


In 2016 the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation made a positive impact that will help many area organizations fulfill their missions and causes.  By creating the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation, we have ensured a way to support our community for generations and we invite our membership to let us know of such worthy causes. Our focus… Read More


In 1950 credit was a luxury not available to many. Buying a home or auto was very difficult to do. This moved a few dedicated individuals to organize and create a lending cooperative in the basement of the plant of its sponsor company, Arconic, which was know as the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) in… Read More


Serving our membership by saving them money is one of the most gratifying things we do! Did you know you’re saving money just by being an Ascentra Credit Union member? Credit unions typically charge fewer and lower fees than other financial institutions, according to the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) latest membership benefits report. Of… Read More


How Iowa Credit Unions Benefit the State Over the past 28 years, I have dedicated my career to improving the financial lives of people living and working in the Quad-City area. Early in my career, I worked for local community banks that merged into larger, national banks. In 1999, I started working for the credit… Read More