How to Save Quick Money in College

How to Save Quick Money in College

Student debt is the highest it’s ever been in the history of the world, topping over $1.3 trillion dollars in 2016. That’s right—1.3 TRILLION DOLLARS. That sounds like something Dr. Evil would say, but this isn’t a joke. We’re in a crisis. Student debt is currently growing at a rate of almost $3,000 per second. So what does that look …

furnishing a house on a budget

Furnishing Your House on a Budget

So you’ve got yourself a new house or you’re looking to spruce your place up a bit, and you don’t have the biggest budget. That’s not a problem; there are plenty of ways that you can go about furnishing your house on a budget and come out saving lots of money! Now before you get worried about being stuck to …

Buying a car after a flood

Buying a Car After a Flood: What You Need to Know

When you’re buying a car after a flood, there is a lot you need to know at each step of the buying process. If you aren’t careful, you could end up with more problems than you started with. After a flood, it’s common to see plenty of deals pop up all over the place. Cars that you normally may not …

half walls after Louisiana 2016 flood

Budgeting for Rebuilding

This year’s flood affected everyone in the greater Baton Rouge area in some way. The Pelican team and our members (even if their homes didn’t flood) were out demoing homes, collecting and distributing supplies and spreading the love of community to everyone they met. But, what do you do when all the help is gone? When we all have to …

helping children with post-disaster depression

Helping Children with Post-Disaster Depression

Not having any kids of my own or family in the area to worry about, I clung to my phone during the flood, watching and waiting to make sure my co-workers and their families were safe. While my friends in northern Louisiana posted their kids’ back to school pictures, I hoped that all the children I saw staying afloat in …