The Ascentra Team recently held a Casual for A Cause day for Darcey Leu to help out with mounting medical expenses associated with her battle with stage 4 liver cancer. On Wednesday, we presented her with $445! In an inspiring moment shortly after she left, an Ascentra member who witnessed the check presentation, took out… Read More

Ascentra Credit Union celebrated the opening of our new branch located at 1800 Brady Street in Davenport in August with a series of events, contests and the ceremonial ribbon cutting that made us feel right at home in the Hilltop Campus Village. This brand new location replaced the nearby office of the Scott Schools Credit… Read More

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 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 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