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The $91.5 million Serve Credit Union in Des Moines, Iowa has partnered with another Iowa organization to provide trust, investment management and retirement services to its approximately 5,300 members, the credit union announced Tuesday.

Serve will provide its new offerings through the Dubuque-based First Community Trust (FCT), a nationally-chartered trust company that works primarily with credit unions. To kick off the credit union’s investment and retirement program, FCT Trust Officer Mack Rankin will be taking appointments for onsite help and services at Serve’s branches in Des Moines and Urbandale, Iowa. Rankin has more than 10 years of financial industry experience and works with clients in the areas of both retirement and non-retirement investments as well as trust administration, according to the announcement.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha Chilingerian has worked in the credit union space for over a decade. She joined CU Times as managing editor in 2015 and was promoted to executive editor in 2019. Before that, she served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta Federal Credit Union) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer and editor for more than 17 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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