Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen opens Bettendorf location
Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen is located inside the previous 5,000-square-foot Vibrant Credit Union building at 3230 Ridge Point, according to a spokesperson for Vibrant. The coffeehouse and kitchen will feature a wide variety of beverages from house-roasted espressos and refreshing hand-mixed energy drinks to hot and iced teas, chai, and smoothies.
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.
Employees say Vibrant is a "Great Place to Work®"
For a sixth year in a row, Vibrant has been certified as a Great Place to Work, based on a survey of company employees.
This summer, Vibrant begins construction at its Bettendorf branch to create something new—a convenient place to do your banking that is also a full-service restaurant.
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.
Will a checking account affect your credit score?
Understanding why interest rates change
Interest rates are interesting. See what we did there? Word play is fun. Interest rates? Maybe not so much. Like we said, interesting is a more appropriate descriptor. They can often be an obstacle when you’re trying to get approved for a loan. Everyone wants a lower interest rate, but not every lender is willing to offer one. In most cases, lenders will use your credit history to determine your interest rate, but there are outside influences that can also affect interest rates.
5 reasons to take your business banking to a credit union
Any business is only as good as their relationships. Not only with their customers, but also with their financial institution. Whether you’re an established company or a start-up, finding the right financial partner is a key step in growing and maintaining your business.
Understanding recent bank failures and what they mean for you
With the back-to-back-to-back failures of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and Silvergate Bank, followed by widespread turmoil in the financial markets, it's only natural to wonder whether your own money is safe where it is.
Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD) right for you?
Why Vibrant turned its Bettendorf branch into a coffeehouse
In late 2023, following the kind of light remodeling it takes to transform a credit union into a full-service restaurant, Vibrant will reopen its Bettendorf branch as the newest location of Vibrant Coffeehouse and Kitchen.
What to do if your personal data is compromised
If your personal or financial information has not yet been compromised by a data breach, count yourself lucky. In 2022, Statista reports there were 1,800 data breaches reported in the United States, everywhere from Twitter to Uber to the credit reporting agency Experian.
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.
Protect yourself from smishing
“Smishing” sounds cute, right? Like what you do when someone lets you hold their new baby or when your grandma envelops you in a big hug. But it's actually the name cybersecurity experts have given text-based frauds. (“SMS” and “phishing” equals “smishing.” Get it?)
What is a certificate of deposit and how does it work?
What’s a CD? For some, CD stands for compact disc, which was used to record and play music once upon a time, in an age before smart phones and iPods. But that’s not the type of CD we’re talking about here. In the financial world, "CD" stands for "certificate of deposit."
5 money-saving tips for college graduates
To save money, you have to spend less than you earn. Simple enough, right? The truth is that it’s easier said than done. Saving money takes discipline, especially when you’re fresh out of college. No more classes and no more homework, but there are bills to pay and plenty of opportunities to spend your hard-earned money now that you’ve entered “the real world.”
Tips for choosing a savings account
Did you know that it only takes a deposit of $5 to start a savings account at Vibrant? Go ahead and pluck that five dollar bill out of your wallet, where it’s more likely to end up spent than saved. By putting it in a savings account for safe keeping, you’re planting a seed. How quickly that seed sprouts and grows into a beautiful flower depends on where you’ve planted it.