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Budgeting for Your Lifestyle

For most people, the “B” word, budget, usually suggests a strict adherence to spending a designated amount of money on a monthly basis. In other cases, being on a budget represents a sacrificial lifestyle. In either case, maintaining a budget is viewed as rigid and simply boring. It’s regarded as a spending lifestyle that has no spontaneity or planned fun …

How I Learned My Family History for Free

How I Learned My Family History for Free

I’m not quiet about my love for libraries. I’ve written about some of the great free services libraries offer before, and I’m always down for a trip to check out the new movies or shows they have available to check out (it’s a great place to get free check outs for Game of Thrones). One of my favorite free services …

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. …

Meet Our 2017 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Each year, we like to recognize rock star Team Pelican youth savings account members who are graduating high school. Our Team Pelican scholarship awards give high school graduates some extra help paying for college. Scholarships can go a long way and cover textbooks, tuition, meal plans or anything else students might need for their college career. This year, we doubled …