• What the HE-LOC?

    posted October 9, 2020 in Blogs

    With what seems to be never ending economic devastations this year, many are in need of large sums of money in order to get by and transition into what is hopefully a fresh start in 2021. While most will immediately think of applying for a traditional loan, there are other options that are able to give you the cash flow you need, and still allow you to keep your freedom.

  • GICU Voted Best of Story County

    posted September 27, 2020 in Press Releases

    Greater Iowa Credit Union has been named Best Credit Union of Story County for the 13th year in a row! We are humbled and honored to receive this award once again in the place where the Greater Iowa story began back in 1932.

  • Are We in a Recession and How Will It Affect Me?

    posted September 16, 2020 in Articles

    The fact that we're in a recession is everywhere. Since this one was caused by the pandemic and not some actual economic force, we may see a faster recovery. The economy had been expanding for more than 10 years before the pandemic hit, and all the signs are that we'll get back to that once the crisis passes. The recovery won't be as quick as originally projected thanks to persistent outbreaks, but there is a real reason for optimism.

  • Financial Education Resources

    posted August 26, 2020 in Blogs

    If you're similar to the majority of the general population, you probably didn't learn how to do your taxes, build good credit or obtain a loan while in school — at least not as intentionally as you were told to study algebra. Here at Greater Iowa, we have always made it a priority to weave financial literacy into our daily services and programs.

  • Should I Pay Bills with a Credit Card?

    posted August 24, 2020 in Articles

    You might have thought monthly bill paying is easier by using a credit or debit card, and it can be a great idea if you do it right. You can rack up rewards points, build your credit score, have payments post quickly, get purchase protection, and track your spending. But….you can also push your credit utilization too high, and end up with big interest charges if you can't pay the credit card off in full each month.

  • Ankeny Branch Location Announced

    posted August 22, 2020 in Press Releases

    You asked and we listened...GICU is coming to Ankeny!