Don't you wish your checking account did more for you? Well, at Pelican your account can give you 5 if you meet the simple monthly qualifications!*

You can earn up to 5.01% APY* with your Pelican checking account—the highest in Louisiana!

That's not all! Our checking accounts offer a lot of other reasons to celebrate:

✋ No monthly maintenance fees
✋ Unlimited refunds on ATM fees, nationwide*
✋ No minimum balance to earn rewards
✋ Free online and mobile banking

Let us give you five. You deserve it.


If you're ready to talk about getting more from your checking account, complete the form below and a member of our team will reach out to you!

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To celebrate our 5.01% APY, we're giving everyone the chance to enter to win $501 on Pelican's official Facebook page!*

What can you do with $501? You can:

✋ Put it in your savings account for emergencies
✋ Pay down your credit card debt
✋ Treat yourself with a fun weekend getaway
✋ Give $1 to 501 of your closest friends

Visit our Facebook page and follow the instructions on the post to secure your entry today!



*Pelican State CU membership is required to open a Kasasa Cash rewards checking account. If you are not a Pelican member, you must be eligible to open a primary savings account with Pelican to become one. The deposit to open a primary savings account starts at a minimum of $10 ($5 to join + $5 minimum balance). A minimum deposit of $25 is required to open Kasasa Cash account. APY = Annual Percentage Yield. APYs accurate as of 4/1/2019. Rates and rewards may change after account is opened. This account is a tiered rate account. For Kasasa Cash, if qualifications are met each monthly qualification period: (1) ATM fees (up to $4.99 per single transaction) incurred during qualification period will be reimbursed and credited to account by the second business day following the end of the last day of the statement cycle; (2) balances up to $7,500 (tier 1) receive APY up to 5.01%; and (3) balances over $7,500 (tier 2) earn 0.50% dividends on the portion of the balance over $7,500, resulting in range of 0.81% - 5.01% APY depending on the balance maintained, assuming a maximum $100,000 in tier 2. If qualifications are not met on Kasasa Cash, all balances earn 0.05% APY. The minimum service requirements include: (1) making 15 debit card point-of-sale purchases (ATM transactions and transfers between accounts do not qualify) that are cleared and posted to your account during the qualification period; (2) having direct deposit, ACH debit or credit, or Bill Pay transaction posted to your Kasasa Cash account; (3) accessing online or mobile banking once during qualification period; and (4) receiving your monthly statement electronically. Transactions may take 1 or more banking days from the date transaction was made to post to and settle account. The qualification period is defined as a period beginning on the last day of the prior calendar month and ending on the next-to-last day of the calendar month in which the dividends are paid. ATM receipt must be presented for reimbursement of ATM fees of $5.00 or higher within 30 days after the statement cycle where the reimbursement was applicable in order to receive a refund. The advertised Kasasa Cash APY is based on compounding dividends. If member has a Kasasa Saver account, dividends earned on Kasasa Cash balances are automatically transferred to Kasasa Saver each statement cycle and do not compound. Actual dividends paid may be less than advertised Kasasa Cash APY. Not everyone will qualify to open a Kasasa Cash rewards checking account. Pelican reserves the right to limit the number of accounts allowed per member, joint or individually. Federally insured by NCUA. Kasasa and Kasasa Cash are trademarks of Kasasa, Ltd., registered in the U.S.A.
*Pelican State CU membership NOT required to enter or win prize of $501. No purchase necessary. One entry per person. Employees of Pelican State Credit Union are not eligible to win. Entrant must comment on the giveaway post by midnight on Sunday, May 5, 2019, to be entered to win. Winner will be randomly selected and contacted by Wednesday, May 8. Pelican State Credit Union will reply to the winner’s original comment on the giveaway posts to provide next steps. Winners must respond to Pelican State Credit Union's message within three (3) days of original notification or a new winner will be selected. Winners must pick up prize at a local Pelican branch of their choice. If prize is not claimed in branch within 2 weeks, another winner will be chosen. Pelican State CU employees are unable to win. Your savings is federally insured by the NCUA.