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Veridian Credit Union to host Community Shred Day in three Iowa communities

Veridian Credit Union will provide mobile shred trucks in three communities across Iowa this fall for Community Shred Day. Each event is free and open to the public to promote the importance of shredding unwanted, …

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UpLift Basic Income Pilot to hold first community conversation Tuesday

A series of community conversations to discuss the UpLift Central Iowa Basic Income Pilot and next steps in addressing needs of low-income families will kick off at 3 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Varsity Cinema …

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A Closer Look: Julie Iskow

Julie Iskow, who describes herself as being “born, raised, educated and employed” in the San Francisco Bay Area, has traded Silicon Valley for more time in the Silicon Prairie since joining Ames-based Workiva in 2019.…

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Ames credit union partners to expand investment, retirement services

First Community Trust, a nationally chartered trust company headquartered in Dubuque, is partnering with Ames-based River Valley Credit Union to offer trust services, investment management and retirement services to more Iowans. First Community Trust services …

Deere reports third-quarter earnings of $2.98 billion

Deere & Co. on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $2.98 billion. The Moline, Ill.-based company also said it had a profit of $10.20 on a per-share basis. Deere reported a net income of $2.86 …

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Affinity Credit Union names new chief financial officer

Carmen Wooley

Affinity Credit Union has hired Carmen Wooley as the company’s new chief financial officer. Wooley has nearly nine years of experience in the credit union industry. She began her career with the Affiliates …

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Principal survey finds businesses growing, while employees show less confidence

The latest Principal Financial Well-Being Index survey shows a disparity between U.S. employers and their employees in financial health and well-being.

While both employers’ and employees’ top concerns included rising costs and macroeconomic challenges, employers …

Veridian Prairie Trail Branch Rendering

New Veridian branch office planned in Ankeny

Construction is underway on a new Veridian Credit Union branch office at 2115 S.W. State St., in Ankeny, just south of the District at Prairie Trail. Veridian will relocate and expand its operations from the branch …


Dwolla launches new product to streamline payment operations

Des Moines-based payment services provider Dwolla announced today the launch of Dwolla Connect, an application programming interface (API) solution designed for mid- to enterprise-sized businesses. Dwolla Connect simplifies the process of replacing legacy technology with …

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Principal welcomes new managing director of global fixed income

Michael Goosay

Principal Asset Management announced Monday that Michael Goosay has joined the firm as managing director of global fixed income and portfolio manager on select strategies. Goosay will take on leadership responsibilities across the …

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