Pelican Member Moment: Reginald Ducote

Meet Reginald Ducote, an 8-year member of the Pelican financial family and retired teamster. You might remember Reginald from our What’s Your Story video, where he shared his story about financing his truck. Reginald also has another story to tell; this one is about his daughter Hannah. Reginald understood the importance of saving money for his daughter’s future, so he …

5 Things You NEED to Do in Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria is located in Rapides Parish right in the heart of Louisiana. They’ve even taken that name to heart, adopting their central location as the city’s slogan, The Heart of Louisiana. Beyond being known for their important historical and cultural significance to Central Louisiana, the city is also well-known for their ability to put on a good time! We’ve gathered …

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 …

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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: 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 …