Empower your financial life.

Beyond our products and services that are designed to save you money and our free credit counseling for members, we've created numerous tools to help empower you to make the best financial decisions for your family.

From budgeting worksheets and blog posts to calculators and eBooks, we have resources to help you through every age and stage of your financial lifetime. 

Check out our extensive library of online financial lessons—from budgeting, homeownership, investing, retirement planning, and beyond! We're proud to provide a FREE resource for on-the-go learning from your phone or computer.

Resources on the Download

Credit Score Breakdown
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Bill Pay Worksheet
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Budget Worksheet

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Smart Goals Worksheet

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Tax Return Prep Checklist
40 Ways to Save eBook

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Watch Your Way to Wellness

Pelican State CU is on YouTube

We have over 100 videos on our YouTube channel, so you can learn everything you need to know about finances at home or on-the-go!

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Financial Calculators for Just About Everything

Trying to calculate loan payments? Is it better to lease or buy your next car? How much should you be saving each month to meet your long-term goals? We can help you figure it out!

Get quick answers to these complicated questions and many more, so you can start planning your financial future today!

Test Your Knowledge with Quizzes

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Credit Quiz
Credit scores, reports, and bureaus—how much do you know about this important topic?

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Homebuying Quiz
Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you'll make in your lifetime. Are you ready?

More Resources Straight from Our Blog

Our blog at pelicanstateofmind.com is positively packed with financial education on just about any topic you can think of! Get started by browsing the topics below, or head straight to the blog and search for exactly what you're looking for.

It's the question we get the most—and our Certified Credit Counselors give some tips to make that goal a reality.

Going through a divorce can affect multiple aspects of your life, including your credit. Learn how you can protect yourself and rebuild or establish credit after a divorce.

Before you throw that doctor's bill aside, read this. Medical collections can affect your credit much more than you think.

Your credit report tells much more than just your score. It can show a lot to a potential landlord, utility company, or employer.

It might be tempting to go to a credit repair company for a "quick fix." Learn about the dangers behind these companies and how they really work.

Financial wellness isn't a destination, it's a journey. Here are the steps our Nationally Certified Credit Counselors recommend taking to get there.

A debt consolidation loan is a big decision to make. We look at the pros and cons to help you determine if it's the right fit for your situation.

It's easy to get caught up in the immense pressure of running your own finances. Here are some tips to conquer financial anxiety.
Nobody likes to hear "denied." Here are the steps you can take after receiving a denial on your loan application.
It might be tempting to go back to a finance company to make it to your next paycheck. Here's the truth about payday loans you should know before you sign.
All budgets are not created equal. Our Credit Counselors give you the tips and framework necessary to budget for your lifestyle.
Making your money work for you is more than just an action—it's a mindset. Learn how to change your money mindset with these tips from our Credit Counselors.

Just because your friends and family ask you to add them to your phone plan doesn't mean it's an automatic "yes." Find out the pros and cons here.
There's a lot more to maternity leave than filling out some paperwork. Get the tools you need to financially prepare and budget beforehand.
Parenthood can be extremely rewarding (and expensive). Find out our tips on how to prepare and save for parenthood.
Here are all of the questions we regularly get asked about mortgages! If you're looking for an answer to a question you have, start here.
If you're buying a home, you'll be asked for a good bit of paperwork. We've made a list of all the documents you'll need and why you'll need them.
There are a lot of terms and phrases you'll hear during the mortgage process. We've compiled them here so that you can understand them all.
Applying for a loan for your next vehicle may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be! We outline everything you can expect when you apply for an auto loan.

Looking to buy a car, but you don't know where to start? This is the guide for you.
If you're in the market for a new vehicle, you might be considering a new car. Here's how you can tell if you can afford one.
There are a lot of surprising benefits to buying a rental car! Learn about all of the advantages of purchasing a certified pre-owned rental over another vehicle.
When it's time to trade-in your previous car, make sure you get the most for your money. We've got tips  to hit the gas on your vehicle's value.
If you want to start a business, this is step one. Learn about everything that makes up a great business plan and the importance of having one.
Sometimes our side hustles take on a life of their own. Learn how to take your side hustle to a full-time job in this article.
Looking to start a business or already have one? Learn about the importance of having a business checking account and keeping your finances separate.

Pelican State Credit Union has partnered with EverFi to provide an additional resource, FInancial Empowerment Program, for members that helps teach valuable skills that promote financial capability. The material is not operated by Pelican, and Pelican is not responsible for the content, which may not always represent the Credit Union's views. This does not constitute endorsement of any product, service, or organization. View EverFi's Privacy Policy.
Information is courtesy of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an agency that helps consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. For more information, visit consumerfinance.gov.