Benefits of Joining a Credit Union

Here’s a question we get a lot: what are the benefits of joining a credit union over a bank? Honestly, we could talk about this for hours, but we won’t do that to you today! Below, we’ve outlined some of our members’ favorite benefits (in no particular order). Check out these credit union benefits and decide for yourself if credit …

#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 …

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Credit Cards: Making Them Work for You

Credit cards have become a way of life for most of us today. They’re easy to use, convenient and safer than carrying around cash. They enable us to purchase what we need or want today and pay for it tomorrow. They’re a large piece of the equation to establishing a credit score, but it’s important to remember that they can …

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 …

MyBranch Online Chat

The Benefits of Using Pelican’s Online Chat

Let’s get real; calling member service lines isn’t for everyone. We all live busy lives, and we might have 15 different things going on at the same time. How often are you able to step away from work or your kids and call on the phone? We completely understand this need; that’s why we have online chat on our website. …