Can You Save Money by Gardening?

Food is expensive. To feed a family of four, you’re looking at a monthly grocery bill of $400 at bare minimum, which is a huge chunk of your monthly budget (and it doesn’t include restaurants either). If you’re looking to save money on your grocery bill, you can try off-brand shopping, couponing and, a personal favorite of mine, gardening. If …

Best Fried Chicken in Louisiana

Where to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Louisiana

We love our local businesses! For National Fried Chicken Day, we thought we would focus on some hidden gems around Louisiana that you absolutely have to try! We chose a member of the Pelican family from each branch and gave them $10 for lunch at a local fried chicken spot. Here are their picks for the best fried chicken in our …

40 Ways to Save When You're Terrible at Saving

40 Ways to Save Money | Free eBook on Saving Money

Are you trying to build up your savings, but can’t seem to set the money aside? We know that feeling! Let us be honest with you: some of us used to be terrible at saving money. We knew we had to save for the future and knew the importance of having that extra money there for those unforeseeable circumstances, but …

Spotlight On: Evergreen Life Services in Shreveport, Louisiana

Every once in a while, a business comes along that is doing something extraordinary for the community. Evergreen Life Services is one of those businesses. Evergreen serves, provides for and champions individuals with disabilities. Their strong set of core values set the stage for the unique services they provide. Evergreen helps include people with disabilities in their home communities by …

Meet Our 2016 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Pelican State Credit Union gives up to $6,000 in scholarships away to Louisiana high school graduates every year. Every one of these students represents Pelican’s mission. They stand out as leaders in their schools and communities. They have a passion for serving and helping their communities, and the Team Pelican scholarship is in place to support those students. Our scholarship …