The next Ascentra Credit Union annual meeting will be held on April 19, 2016 at the Bettendorf Library. If you are interested in running for a board of directors position please contact Jennifer Naeve, VP of Marketing & PR at 563-459-6948 or jennifer.naeve@ascentra.org. Nomination forms must be completed and returned by November 20, 2015. Our… Read More


Did you know you no longer receive your annual Social Security statement by mail? Go to socialsecurity.gov/mystatement to access your statement. Even though you will no longer receive paper statements, it’s important that you still review your statements on an annual basis with your advisor to make sure everything is accurate.   Did you know… Read More


Credit union members are stronger together. There are more than one million credit union members in Iowa, and by acting together, we can have a powerful impact on policy that affects our financial lives. Why Be a Credit Union Advocate? Credit unions are different than other financial institutions. Great rates are possible because credit unions are… Read More


The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation gave $17,000 to 37 different charities and organizations throughout the region this summer. These efforts stem from the credit union’s encouragement of staff to volunteer and give back to the community.  The foundation committee wanted to support the causes that the volunteer board of directors and senior leadership are active… Read More


The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) honored six credit union representatives, with more than 175 years of experience between them, at the Iowa Credit Union Convention on September 16-18 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. Larry Ketelsen received the 2015 Heritage Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment, service and leadership in… Read More


As healthcare costs increase, long-term care insurance companies offer more options. A 2012 report from the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance found that the majority (56 percent) of new claims under these policies are for home care – not nursing home care (31 percent) as many consumers believe. While nursing home care definitely… Read More


At Ascentra Credit Union we’re always looking for unique and meaningful ways of giving back to our community.  Through the creation of the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation, we are positioned to make a more profound impact than ever before by partnering with organizations that are improving the lives of many individuals in our region.  On… Read More


Thanks to a generous donation from the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation and other donors, Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities broke ground on their latest construction at 1218 Perry St. in Davenport on June 6th. Fostering community development and investing to enhance the financial viability of the underserved are key parts of the mission of the… Read More


After giving up smoking in 2004, Missey Andrews began walking and running to lead a healthier lifestyle.  That new lifestyle eventually sparked a passion for running long distances which would lead to a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the Ascentra Senior Loan Operations Representative.  She began to dream of one day running the world’s oldest and most… Read More