gardening and saving money

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 …

Shandra Williams Member Solutions Manager

#MeetTheFamily: Shandra Williams

When asked about her favorite song, Shandra said that she doesn’t have just one favorite. She loves all music, but her favorite decades for music are the 80’s and 90’s! Her favorite foods are steak and pasta – not together, of course! Shandra’s favorite pet is her one-year-old dog, Spartacus. Spartacus is a mixed Lab and Pit that Shandra’s family …

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 …

Life at Pelican State Credit Union: Best Places to Work

Have you considered getting a career at a credit union? We asked our Pelican family members how they feel about working at Pelican State Credit Union. They each had so much to share about the “Corporate Cool” culture and fun family-friendly atmosphere! Here’s what you can expect out of a career at Pelican: “You’re not just an employee. You are …

What is PelicanMobile?

You’ve probably heard about PelicanMobile, the new app for Pelican State Credit Union. It’s our brand new mobile banking app for iOS, Android and Windows devices! It’s got all kinds of great features, including remote deposit. But I thought you already had a mobile banking app? That’s true. Our old PelicanMobile app worked well, but we wanted to give our …

Meet the Pelican Family: Alexis Patterson

#MeetTheFamily: Alexis Patterson

Alexis enjoys a variety of music, but if she were to choose one song to be her favorite it would be Latch by Disclosure. Alexis loves anything that encompasses Mexican food, especially chips and salsa! Alexis is definitely a dog lover and says if she could have any of her choosing it would be a Dachshund, also known as a …