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Collins Community Credit Union

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Janelle Nickolas

Real Estate Loan Officer Sales Manager

Office: 563-599-1428

Fax: 319-378-3388


NMLS #: 507514

Lobby Hours
Mon - Thu: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

As a Mortgage lender with over 15 years of experience in the Dubuque area, my goal is to keep you educated on the options and informed throughout the loan process. 

The mortgage loan process can seem complicated when buying, building or refinancing your existing home.   I enjoy educating our members on the process and options and letting them make good informed decisions.   With a true passion for mortgage lending,  I understand an informed and educated member is key to excellent customer service. 

I am a native of Dubuque and am married to my husband Chuck and have two sons, Tim and Nathan.  We also have one grandson Eli.    I enjoy traveling, camping and  watching football, especially  the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Green Bay Packers!!

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Fixed-Rate Mortgage

Our fixed rate mortgage offers low rates on home loans and the security of knowing your payments won’t change, no matter how much rates fluctuate.

Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Achieve your dreams of owning your own home with an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) loan from Collins Community Credit Union. 

$350 off closing costs at Collins Community Credit Union
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  • Collins Community Credit Union employees holds

    Protecting Financial Choice: Credit Unions Fight for Fair Tax Codes

    21 March 2018
    On March 7, 2018, Collins Community Credit Union joined credit union advocates, members, and employees from around the state to rally against the proposed tax hike that recently passed through the Iowa Senate. As they hiked the hill to show the legislature the importance of keeping our not-for-profit institution’s taxes the way they are, employees at Collins branches around the state showed their support by wearing t-shirts donned with the phrase, “I love my credit union,” and “Protect... Learn More
  • Protect Financial Choice

    Setting the Records Straight on Credit Unions

    14 February 2018
    Fact vs. Fiction - Cedar Falls Branch Manager, Tom Blandford sets the record straight on Iowa Credit Unions. A response to the January 2 column, "Everyone should be paying their fair share." Learn More
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    6 Affordable Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day

    05 February 2018
    With restaurants packed, heart-shaped candy filling every grocery store, and advertisements for expensive jewelry everywhere, the clear message seems to be that in order to enjoy a fulfilling Valentine's Day with your partner, you need to spend a lot of money. However, more expensive dates do not necessarily mean the couple will enjoy the experience more. Simple, inexpensive dates are often the best way to spend Valentine's Day with your loved one, whether it is your first Valentine's... Learn More
  • A father and his sons

    What Previous Generations Never Taught You About Personal Finance and Frugality

    29 January 2018
    In this era of life-changing developments in science and technology, it is easy to believe that we must be getting smarter every year. Yet with respect to our financial decisions, this may not always be the case. Excessive consumer spending is a major and enduring issue in the US, with 38% of US households holding a revolving credit card balance, over half a million people filing for personal bankruptcy annually over the past decade, and almost half of the working population having no... Learn More
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  • Easter Eggs

    Easter Egg Hunt

    March 31, 2018
    1:30 PM
    2:30 PM
    Peg Pierce Park
    26 February 2018
    Children age 0 to 12 are invited to join the Collins Community Credit Union Marion team for their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m. at the Peg Pierce Softball Diamonds in Marion. Learn More
  • Collins Community CU 78th Annual Membership Meeting

    78th Annual Membership Meeting

    April 15, 2018
    4:00 PM
    5:00 PM
    National Czech & Slovak Museum
    20 February 2018
    Join us for the 78th annual membership meeting on Sunday, April 15 at 4:00 p.m. at the National Czech & Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids. The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. to vote for the volunteer Board of Directors, and enjoy cash prizes and free museum admission.  Learn More
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