Ascentra Credit Union is proud to support the education and development of our future leaders.  For that reason every year we give out a total of $10,000 in scholarships to our members who are freshmen going to college, those continuing their education at a college or trade school, adult learners going back to school and… Read More


Be on the lookout for your new Visa debit card design with the EMV chip coming late February! More information will be sent directly to you on how this new feature enhances the security of your account and other new rewarding benefits that will be available with your new card.… Read More


Every new year gives all of us an opportunity to adopt new habits that will lead us to a healthier and more productive life, but ultimately we seem to fall back into our old habits and tend to give up on making positive changes. In an attempt to keep things positive, we will not focus… Read More


2016 Ascentra Credit Union Annual Meeting When: April 19th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Where: The Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf, Iowa At the next Annual Meeting there will be five positions open for volunteer board of directors. Each is a three year term position. The voting will take place in person by paper… Read More


As the grown-ups prepare for New Year’s Eve, the kids got to celebrate today at the Family Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration!  Jumpin’ George was on hand to celebrate the last day of the year and get his picture taken with all his new friends who attended this awesome event.  As the countdown got closer… Read More


Paying for college can be challenging and complicated to figure out. The good thing is that each year Federal Student Aid provides more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. Parents and students have to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to… Read More


The Ascentra team recently got together with KWQC to help with their Toy For Tots drive in a blustery December morning.  Our team helped at the KWQC drop off day to get toys from people who drove up to the TV station to donate!  … Read More


With 2016 just around the corner, many people will make resolutions to manage their personal finances better. Whether that means saving more, or setting up a personal budget, the suggestions can get overwhelming. Here are four easy personal finance goals, for you to consider, to start the New Year on the right path:   1.… Read More


The holidays always seem to be just around the corner.  It won’t be long before families are exchanging presents.  Holidays and gifts can take a big bite out of your budget so planning ahead will help keep your budget under control. It is important not to get caught up in the last minute emotion of… Read More


Credit unions are not-for-profit organizations that exist to serve their members rather than to maximize corporate profits. Like banks, credit unions accept deposits, make loans and provide a wide array of other financial services. But as member-owned institutions, credit unions focus on providing a safe place to save and borrow at reasonable rates. Unlike banks,… Read More