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. Student debt is currently growing at a rate of almost $3,000 per second. So what does that look like? Watch America’s student debt grow right before your eyes! One trillion is an absolutely ridiculous number to …

furnishing a house on a budget

Furnishing Your House on a Budget

So you’ve got yourself a new place or you’re looking to give your home a mini makeover, but you don’t have the biggest budget. No problem! There are plenty of ways to spruce up or furnish your house without emptying your wallet! Getting that “dream house” look doesn’t have to come with the “dream house” cost. Having a budget can …

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 …