The History of Pelican’s St. Landry Branch

The Pelican State Credit Union family grew in November 2017 with the merger of St. Landry Parish Federal Credit Union. St. Landry Parish FCU has been devoted to helping the underserved in its community since day one and merged with Pelican State CU partially because of this strong shared commitment. The team members that came to Pelican through the merger …

Real Life: I’m a Chicken Mom in My Spare Time

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve had an extreme love for animals and dreamed of owning a farm. Well in September of 2017, my dream started to manifest. We signed the papers to a beautiful, old Acadian-style home smack dab in the middle of three acres in Denham Springs, Louisiana, with the hopes of one day turning this …

Day in the Life of a Pelican Executive: Annette Thames

Have you ever wondered what a member of our Senior Administration team at Pelican does? Well wonder no more! We sat down with Pelican Chief Operations Officer (COO) Annette Thames to learn more about her career, the things she’s learned on her path to leadership and what a day in the life of Pelican’s COO looks like. Read about everything …

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How to Choose Home Insurance Coverage

Are you thinking about purchasing your first home, buying a new home or refinancing your current house? If so, you’ll be looking at some options for home insurance, and it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s where I can help! I’ve been with Liberty Mutual Insurance for three years, so I’ve had to answer a lot of questions. I …

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How to Take Your Side Hustle Full-Time

If you have a part-time venture on the side that you are passionate about, then there’s a good chance you have entertained the idea of turning that into a full-time business. You probably also have tons of questions about how to approach bringing your freelance or side hustle gig full-time. Don’t worry—we’re here to help! Although it may seem like …

Two women holding items bought in bulk from Sam's Club

Is a Warehouse Membership Worth the Money?

One of the first things my wife and I did when we started living on our own was buy a Sam’s Club membership. Everyone always told us, “You know, you save a lot of money buying in bulk! That membership card is a life saver!” Well, we use our membership card. A lot. But are we actually saving money shopping …