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Conquering Financial Anxiety

There are times I’ve stayed up all night thinking about making a big purchase. I’ve thrown out tons of hypothetical ‘what ifs’ and ‘whys’ for days upon days before actually taking time to sit down, look at my accounts, and do some calculations to help ease or support my concerns. According to a 2018 WalletHub survey of financial literacy in …

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Pelican Member Story: Frances Melanson

It’s no secret that Pelican loves to go above and beyond for its members! Frances Melanson, a member of Pelican and nearby resident of our Prairieville Branch, shares all of the wonderful experiences she has had during her time as a Pelican member. From the Member: How long have you been a member with Pelican? Not long enough! There’s never …

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The Louisiana Peach Festival: A Peach in Time

The Louisiana Peach Festival is an entire weekend of events held every year at the end of June in the heart of downtown Ruston, Louisiana. Ruston is located right between Monroe and Shreveport and is home to Louisiana Tech University. This small college town is filled with people with creative minds and a heart to serve their community. The Louisiana …

Spotlight On: Leadership Tangipahoa

Most of my life has been spent living, going to church, shopping, and eating in Tangipahoa Parish (which we call Tangi). As a kid, I remember when Hammond still had an indoor mall and going there to play laser tag would be the highlight of my weekend. Fast forward a few years to when I graduated from Southeastern. I never …

How to Build the Best Resume

When writing a resume, it’s very important that what you are displaying on paper is your best you can offer. As a Human Resources team member that checks several resumes each day, I feel that sometimes this message can get lost for a lot of applicants. Think about it this way: a resume is the first impression you’ll make on …