Jean Lafitte Treasure Mystery

Jean Lafitte: Mystery of the Unfound Treasure

There’s mystery afoot! A treasured mystery, that is. Stories of hidden treasures have been told time and time again in children’s books, video games, shows, and movies—but what if they weren’t made up just for the sake of storytelling? What if these stories are factual? History suggests there is a possibility that hidden treasures—gold coins, doubloons, precious jewelry—are somewhere beneath …

Deciding between renting or owning

Renting vs Owning: What’s Best for You?

Let’s face it—none of us are made of money. We don’t have a money tree in the back yard that we can simply go pick from when we’d like to buy something. While those things would be really cool, the reality is that we have budgets to stick to and have to carefully plan for life’s expenses. We all eventually …

Examining your medical collection

How Do Medical Collections Affect Your Credit?

Have you ever been billed for medical issues and didn’t have the means to pay the bill at the time, causing the bill to go into collections? Situations like these are common and could cause a domino effect of problems. It’s important to understand how medical collections can impact your credit, but first, we need to identify what a medical …

Example of how credit unions use profits

How Do Credit Unions Use Profits?

Credit unions are not-for-profit entities. This means that all money that is earned is not distributed to stockholders; it’s instead invested back to the organization’s initiatives and members, or owners! Every individual that uses a credit union’s services owns a “share” in the company. In other words, credit unions are owned by their members. The business structure of a credit …

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Day in the Life of a Pelican Business Loan Processor: Kendal Fryhling

Pelican’s Business Services Department talks with both current and potential business members to identify any needs, wants, and challenges they may have when owning a business. They help by providing businesses with account products, lending solutions, and other services needed to maximize their business’ opportunities to achieve success. Kendal Fryhling has been working at Pelican for over five years, and …