pelican member story

Pelican Member Story: Swantje Harvey

Here at Pelican, our members are our number one priority. Our goal is to make a difference in the lives of our members, and that’s why we view each and every one of them as part of the family. One thing that brings us so much joy is hearing heart-warming stories and comments from our members about how Pelican truly …

2020 scholarship winners

Meet Our 2020 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Pelican is thrilled to continue to honor the young minds of tomorrow through its Team Pelican Scholarship Award program. Since 2008, this program has awarded the bright, service-driven high school graduates in the communities we serve by helping them with their college expenses. This year, 90 high school students across the state of Louisiana sent in applications, and a volunteer …

Disaster Preparedness Checklist

Disaster Preparedness Checklist

When disaster strikes—tornado, hurricane, virus pandemic—it’s very important to be prepared in advance. Many normalcies can be out of reach during these times. In other words, the primary focus is on the health and safety of you and your family. Being able to make regular trips to places like the grocery store and hardware store may be limited. As these options …

Make Most Stimulus

Make the Most of Your Stimulus Check

Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has extended assistance to many Americans in the form of an economic impact payment—or as it’s more often called—a stimulus check. The initial direct deposits have already begun to hit the accounts of those eligible to receive them. The purpose of the stimulus payment is two-fold: first, to help …

Managing Money Disaster

How to Manage Your Money During a Disaster

Life is full of twists and turns. Crisis situations like the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lead to uncertain times and unexpected changes. Unfortunately, these unexpected changes can be extremely challenging for our day-to-day lives. Here at Pelican, nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our members—mentally, physically, and financially. That’s why we offer the products and …

budget crawfish boils

Crawfish Boils on a Budget

When the temperature finally starts getting back into the 70s, leaves are turning green, and king cakes are filling grocery store shelves, you can bet that many Louisianians are getting excited. These indications can only mean one thing. But wait, what is that one thing? Baseball season? Mardi Gras? Comfortable weather? While “all of the above” is a perfectly acceptable …