92% of employees say Vibrant is a "Great Place to Work®"

For the sixth straight year, Vibrant has earned Great Place to Work® Certification, based on a survey of employee feedback and independent analysis. The program is designed to help job seeker identify which companies and industries offer a strong company culture.


Vibrant named among top 50 "Best Credit Unions to Work for"

Vibrant ranked #41 on American Banker's survey of the Best Credit Unions to Work for. 

Winners were chosen based on two employee surveys asking their assessment of their employer's leadership and planning, corporate culture, communication, and overall engagement.

Vibrant cooks up new business with Moline coffeehouse and kitchen

The 87-year-old, Moline-based institution is brewing up new business, with the stylish, rustic Vibrant Coffeehouse and Kitchen, now open next to the Vibrant headquarters at 6600 44th Ave., Moline.

Vibrant shows off more images of updated arena

Moline-based Vibrant Credit Union shared some additional images that were introduced at Thursday’s announcement of the renaming of the TaxSlayer Center to Vibrant Arena at The MARK effective Sept. 1.

Investing in and developing people leaders at Vibrant

In Gallup's Called to Coach webcast, Jon Sexton (senior vice president of culture and leadership development), VP of corporate services Jennie Powless, retail sales director Lola Williams, and branch manager Jane Evans talk about Vibrant's leadership development training and how it's helped them grow in their careers.

Introducing Vibrant Arena at The MARK

As of September 1, 2022, Vibrant becomes the first local company to hold naming rights to the Quad Cities' top destination for sports and entertainment.

New HQ captures Vibrant Credit Union’s culture

Vibrant's new corporate headquarters, located in a former Sam's Club building, is "by far the coolest building I've ever worked on," Russell Construction project manager Sarah Perkins told the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal.  “Most banking facilities feel very banking-like … this one has an overall collaborative feeling.” 


Quad-City Times: Art creates good vibes

A Quad Cities artist is creating custom murals at Vibrant branches across the region.

CU Times: Vibrant PPP loan lending supports businesses

The credit union originated more than $200 million in PPP loans for companies across the United States. 


Is your money safe where it is?

Following a string of recent bank failures, many people are wondering if their money is adequately protected. We look at the reasons behind these bank collapses and explain what you can do to assess the financial health of your bank or credit union.

New Year's resolutions it will be easy to keep

The problem with New Year's resolutions is that they're too easy to break. Here are five simple things you can do to save more and spend less in the coming year.

5 banking careers for people who didn't major in finance

Good news: You don’t have to be some kind of math genius to succeed in banking. There are plenty of opportunities for people from every background.

How to set a wedding budget (and stick to it)

You can host a memorable wedding for as little as a few hundred dollars. The first step is figuring out what will make your celebration the most meaningful—inviting all your friends and family? Serving a gourmet meal? A designer wedding gown?

5 questions to ask before you finance a car

Before you choose a loan, look at factors beyond the amount of your monthly payments.

Why should I refinance my auto loan?

You may be able to lower your monthly payments or reduce the total cost of your loan—but not always.

The benefits of getting preapproved for an auto loan

Don’t wait until you’ve picked out your dream car before you figure out how much you’re going to pay for it.

Buying vs. leasing a car

Those low monthly payments may look enticing, but make sure there aren’t other conditions that could lead to a large payment at the end of your lease period.

How much can you afford to spend on a house?

A home may seem as though it’s within your budget, don’t forget about the down payment, property taxes, insurance, and closing costs.

When to refinance your mortgage

If rates have dropped, you may be able to get a lower monthly payment or pay your loan off faster.

What is a home equity loan?

Your home is probably your biggest source of wealth—but you can’t exchange it for your kids’ braces. Or can you?

Mistakes first-time homebuyers make

Find out how much you can really afford to spend before you fall in love with a home you can’t really afford.

5 essential money-saving tips for college graduates

It may feel like you can’t afford to save right now, but it’s honestly never going to be any easier to do than it is now.

Tips for choosing a savings account

It pays to compare options from a range of local financial institutions to find the best rate of return.

Understanding why interest rates change

When interest rates go up, it doesn’t matter how high your credit score is—you're going to have to pay more.

5 reasons to take your business banking to a credit union

Did you know some financial institutions actually charge businesses to make deposits? Credit unions, on the other hand, are focused on service, not on extra fees.

What is a certificate of deposit (CD) and how does it work?

If you want to get a better rate of return on your savings without risk, a certificate of deposit could be the right solution.

How to apply for a car loan

The car-buying process is about more than just choosing a vehicle. Here's some advice for choosing the right financing.

Will a checking account affect your credit score?

For the most part, your credit score doesn’t include information about your checking account—so long as you don't leave your account overdrawn.

3 types of mortgage loans for first-time homebuyers

Shopping for a home can be fun and exciting, although probably a bit stressful at times. Shopping for a mortgage? Emphasis on the stressful part.

How to get a motorcycle loan in Iowa and Illinois

Many banks and credit unions don't offer loans specifically for motorcycle purchases—and some that do charge higher interest rates than for cars and trucks. If you're shopping for motorcycles, learn about your lending options.

Your Guide to a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

If you’re a homeowner in need of extra cash, you may be able to obtain a home equity line of credit (HELOC). Many people use this financing alternative to fund home improvement projects or other major expenses. Learn what a HELOC is and how to get one.   

4 Tips For Better Money Management

Have high prices got you looking for ways to stretch your dollars? We’re sharing our money management best practices to help you stretch your dollars, create an inflation-proof budget, and increase your savings. Discover how you can manage your money wisely in any economy.

Your guide to the best guides to 2022 Black Friday deals

If you're exhausted by those daily Black Friday emails in your inbox, check out these helpful shopping guides to find the best deals and make the smartest purchases this holiday season. 

Our favorite Quad Cities holiday light displays of 2022

We knew that Quad Citizens love holiday lights displays—after all, there are dozens of them running every night between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Making Money | Alyssa Streets

What does it really take to turn a hobby into a legit side gig? Find out how one vintage clothing reseller turned her love of thrifting into a reliable source of income.