truth about divorce and credit

The Truth about Divorce and Credit

At Pelican, we often say “bad things happen to good people.” We understand that sometimes life happens, and it doesn’t matter if we planned for it or not. My name is April Gomez, and I’m a Nationally Certified Credit Counselor at Pelican. I wanted to shed some light on something that isn’t fun for anyone involved—divorce. Getting a divorce can …

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Can I Afford to Buy a House?

So, you’ve decided it’s time to purchase a home. You’re finally ready for that place you can truly call your own. At this point, you’re probably filled with so many different emotions—and I completely understand! Purchasing a home is likely the largest purchase you’ll ever make. EVER! My name is Nekiba Johnson and I am a Nationally Certified Credit Counselor …

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Is It Worth It to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Managing debt can be tricky, and debt elimination advertisements can be found all over. Attorneys, nationwide companies, social media outlets, television networks—are all offering different ways to try to make you debt-free. For many people, determining which plan is best can be difficult. Many of these options are not good for consumers and can put them into a negative or …

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Is It Worth It to Add Someone to Your Phone Plan?

In my line of work, I meet with people all the time to discuss their financial situations. After establishing exactly what the situation is, my end goal is to get my clients back on the road to financial success. One topic that often comes up with clients is the topic of shared phone plans. This is a topic both my …