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


We are excited to announce that we are the premier sponsor for the Hockey Fights Cancer Night at the Quad City Storm hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 9! Join us along with the Quad City Storm hockey team, Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, and KWQC TV6 as we Paint the Ice on Wednesday, Feb. 6… Read More


Although income tax returns are not due until April 15 this year, it’s always a good idea to plan ahead and file early, especially if you expect to get a tax refund. Here are some tips to start filing: 1. Get ready for the arrival of records. If you don’t already have a tax file, select… 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


If credit card payments are eating up your disposable income each month, or if you need cash to remodel your kitchen–or plan a fun family vacation–a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC) might be your best bet. There’s also a tax advantage. Unlike almost any other consumer loan type, the interest… Read More


It’s on the house! Learn more about how a HELOC can turn your home’s equity into that big project you’ve been planning by watching this edition of Ascentra Making Cents. To see more videos of our monthly financial education segments like this one, head to our YouTube channel.    … Read More