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 …

#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 …

#AskPelican Season One Recap - Heike Reagan

What is #AskPelican – Season 1 Recap

We recently finished the first round (or season) of many upcoming episodes of #AskPelican. In Season 1, we received lots of great questions, and Pelican’s Nationally Certified Credit Counselor Heike Reagan answered them for you! What is #AskPelican? You ask the questions, and our experts provide honest, real answers. We post new #AskPelican videos every other week, usually on Monday …

Christmas Club

What is a Christmas Club Account?

Picture it: Louisiana, December 1. You’re scrambling to save money for Christmas presents, and you’re worried that you don’t have enough in your savings account to get everything you need to buy. If you’re pulling from your monthly allotted budgets, money will end up being a little tight for your family until January so that you can get your shopping …