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


PICTURED (left to right): The Ascentra Scholarship 2015 winners include Luke Giovanine, Dakota Keller, Thomas Byrne, Bailey Ford, Arika Allen, Lindsey Figg and Guadalupe Chavez with Ascentra President & CEO Dale Owen. Other winners not pictured include Jennifer Baldwin, Adam Cline and Laura Kulp. Another round of $10,000 was awarded to area students to help… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union was recently honored with a total of five Diamond Awards, which nationally recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council at the council’s annual conference, held March 25-28 in Las Vegas this… Read More