Dale Carnegie Pelican

A Profound Impact: How Dale Carnegie Changed Pelican

Pelican State Credit Union proudly operates with a family-like culture. Team members care about one another to an extent that is not common in the average workplace—because Pelican IS NOT the average workplace! “How can we take our company to the next level?” questioned Pelican’s CEO Jeffrey K. Conrad. Even for a company already meeting its goals with a workplace …

Mortgage Representative

Day in the Life of a Mortgage Representative: Angela Welch

The mortgage department at Pelican State Credit Union is a team of mortgage professionals ready to discuss your home financing options. They take the time to figure out the best option for your individual situation. Pelican’s mortgage team strives for excellent member service to give you the best home buying experience possible.  Financing for a home isn’t just what Pelican’s …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …