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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 …

Day in the Life of a Pelican Credit Counselor: Lynn Gobert

Pelican’s Nationally Certified Credit Counselors talk with members each day to help guide them in their financial decisions and improve their financial wellness. They work closely with our members to help them review their budget and make significant progress toward their financial goals. Lynn Gobert is a Nationally Certified Credit Counselor through the Credit Union National Society (CUNA). We asked …

Meet Our 2019 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Our team members get such joy out of receiving our Team Pelican Scholarship submissions each year. Louisiana is filled with so many bright, service-driven high school students, and we’re honored to be able to provide scholarship awards to them! We’re excited to share our 2019 Team Pelican Scholarship award winners, including the winner of our two new awards, the Pelican …

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How to Make the Most Out of Couponing

Are you tired of looking at your grocery receipt and wishing the final amount was lower? We’ve always felt the same way—that’s why we always recommend using coupons. Couponing is a great way to help whittle down that large monthly cost! Many people think that couponing is a lot of work for little payoff, but that isn’t really the case. …

#AskPelican Season 2 Recap

Thank you to all of our subscribers and #AskPelican viewers. We’re so excited to be able to share all of our financial expertise with each of you to keep Louisiana residents on the path to financial wellness! We started out in 2017 by releasing season one of #AskPelican, where one of our Nationally Certified Credit Counselors answered questions we received …

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 …