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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all live with an endless amount of income and never have to work a day in our lives? Well, unfortunately that’s not realistic for most of us. Since we have to work to make money, shouldn’t it be something we know we’ll love? My name is Chloe’, and I’m a Recruiting and Employee …

truth about divorce and credit

The Truth about Divorce and Credit

At Pelican, we often say “bad things happen to good people.” We understand that sometimes life happens, and it doesn’t matter if we planned for it or not. My name is April Gomez, and I’m a Nationally Certified Credit Counselor at Pelican. I wanted to shed some light on something that isn’t fun for anyone involved—divorce. Getting a divorce can …

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GRITS: Food for Thought

Grits are a very versatile food that offer many meal choices. They’re often accompanied with breakfast foods like eggs, bacon, and pancakes and are super easy to prepare (just add water and heat in the microwave). In many southern states, you can find grits as an ingredient in dishes like shrimp and grits, grits and grillades, and even sometimes with …

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 …