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 …

Home Buying Process Recap: Your Questions, Answered

We invited the Zachary and Jackson communities to join us in February 2018 for a Financial Wellness Workshop that was focused on the home buying process. This workshop was totally free and open to the public! The Panel A panel composed of Pelican’s Nationally Certified Credit Counselor Kimberly Gaines, Greater Baton Rouge Keller Williams Realtor Jan Johnson and Pelican’s Mortgage …

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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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Where to Get the Best King Cakes in Louisiana

This might be the most difficult and delicious post we’ve ever done for Pelican State of Mind. They said it couldn’t be done, yet here you are, reading about the best king cakes in Louisiana. With Carnival Season here, it’s always fun to ask everyone what place has the BEST king cake. You’ll find that this is a very serious, …