Quarterly Staff Column: Financial Planning with Online Banking

Staying on track to financial goals can be a challenge. Sometimes, it feels like the money leaves your account as soon as it arrives! It can be overwhelming to keep an eye on each bill and small purchase, let alone identify where you can cut things out and save money. Luckily, we have a lot […]

Bucks For Bookworms 2024

Have your students been high achievers this year? Capitol View wants to reward and help encourage financial responsibility! This May through June, K–12 students can bring in report cards and receive a deposit in their account for every A or equivalent grade from Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. K-8th Grade: Receive $5 savings deposit […]

Q&A with Jessica, Financial Coach

Assistant Manager Jessica Horst is also our Financial Coach. While she won’t advise you on specific products or do your taxes for you, she is well-equipped to have a positive, judgment-free conversation about your finances. She can help you get organized, find ways to save money, and set and meet financial goals. Jessica answered a […]

2024 Annual Meeting

Join us for our 2024 Annual Meeting at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden on Wednesday, April 24! Tickets include dinner catered by Trellis Cafe and a chance to win raffle prizes! Come for the credit union business, stay for the plants! Tickets cost $10 Doors open at 5pm (and board member voting!) Dinner catered […]

2024 Board Member Elections

Membership will elect three members to our board of directors at our 2024 Annual Meeting on April 24. This year, Randal Anderson*, Kathleen Farnsworth-Cubit, and Matthew Scheetz* are running (*denotes incumbent). There will be no nominations from the floor. Members 18 and older are eligible to vote for up to three candidates at our 2024 […]

Did You Know? Co-Op Shared Branching

Capitol View participates in Co-Op Shared Branching! If you can’t make it to our office here in Des Moines, you can visit participating credit unions to do business on your Capitol View account. This is a great option for those members who are traveling or who live outside of Iowa. As a partner, our members […]

Go Paperless with Capitol View!

Tired of paper building up every month? Capitol View offers electronic statements as an alternative to mailed paper statements! With e-statements, your monthly and quarterly statements are available immediately. You’ll receive an email notifying you that you can access them through your online banking portal. You can download and save a PDF to your own […]

Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship 2024

The Iowa Credit Union Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2024 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship! High school seniors and post-secondary students who plan on attending school in the 2024-2025 year and are members of an Iowa credit union may apply. Applicants must answer in 500 words or fewer, the following question: As cooperative […]

Quarterly Staff Column: “Scam Phone Calls”

As we start a new year, it’s important to remember to be on the lookout to protect your personal information and your accounts. Most of the account breaches we see involve members inadvertently giving their own information out to untrustworthy people. Fraudsters and scammers often impersonate officials, retailers, financial institutions, and even celebrities, to make […]

Quarterly Staff Column: “Debit Cards”

If you’ve gotten a new debit card this year, you might have noticed that they look a little different than they used to. Early in 2023, Capitol View updated debit cards with a few key features: First, you might notice the packaging is different! While our debit cards used to come in a slim commercial-type […]