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3232 S Sherwood Forest Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Pelican State Credit Union is open to those who live in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, or work for or retired from one of the Credit Union's Select Employee Groups (not listed on the credit union's site). Membership is also offered to residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas who join one of three associations (listed on the online application).
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Pelican State Credit Union (LA/AR/MS/TX) Ups All CD Rates - 10/25/2018

Pelican State CU (LA/AR/TX/MS) raised rates on its CDs: 12-month (2.89% APY), 24-month (3.20% APY), 36-month (3.51% APY), 48-month (3.61% APY) and 60-month (3.71% APY).

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Not That Bad :-)

Posted by: 51hh | Nov 25, 2016

Reading all the negative reviews, I feel bad for PSCU.

Actually their service is fine; they answered all my questions timely. The recent event was concerning the cancellation of my debit card since I have not used it for a while. They quickly sent the new debit card to me followed by password.

I do not like their RCA package (4%, only $7.5K; only one account allowed). They used to be much more generous.

I do not use their other services, e.g., loan, credit cards. But I assume it will be similar to those of RCA services.

Anyhow, PSCU went out their ways to read the reviews here and responded positively to them. That is much better than most other credit unions/banks.

I would suggest that we can work with the credit union patiently should issues arrise and afford PSCU an opportunity to make corrections and improvement accordingly.

Good Service, Great Rates, Contingent Beneficiaries, Not So Good.

A lot of negative reviews here. I'm not one of them. They have always been attentive to my calls. I Kasasa with them for 4% and maintain over 100K in savings and CDs

One thing they should do is allow depositors to create contingent beneficiaries; other banks do.
Whats holding it up?

Worst Credit Union

Pelican State Credit Union is by far, the worst credit union I have ever used. They are not set up to accept automatic transfers from any bank to this credit union. The only way an outside bank can transfer into this credit union is by bill pay only.

If you don't have great credit, then you might want to re-consider applying for a loan here. This credit union only caters to people with great credit. They make lots of excuses for denying loans. On top of that, every time this credit union denies you a loan, they take 5 dollars out of your account. They offer free credit counseling and when you talk to the counselor she tells you everything you already know. Once you do everything the counselor tells you to do, they still deny you, and then charge you once again. They are not willing to help you re-establish your credit.

They do not return emails. If you apply for a loan with the manager, she has one of her employees return the phone call of denial. Very poor service!

Caution - Does HARD PULL On Credit

Posted by: BJN3609 | Nov 11, 2018

I opened a deposit only acct. with Pelican -- but they did a HARD PULL on my credit record.
A deposit acct. should have been only a SOFT inquiry on credit.
Another FYI -- they hold the funds sent for new CD for 10 days in the share acct. before opening CD -- altho when they finally open the CD, they do credit as the received date. I've never had this kind of problem elsewhere -- disturbing practice since they have control of those wired-in funds whether sitting in their bank in share acct. or in CD.



Health Grade Components

NCUA #62710
Year Chartered1956
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.48%
Return on Equity - YTD14.2%
Annual Interest Income$11.2MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$348.8MM$310.6MM
LoansQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$282.5MM$246.5MM
DepositsQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$308.0MM$276.0MM
Equity CapitalQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$36.3MM$31.6MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$4.3MM$3.9MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$2.7MM$3.0MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2018vs Q2 2017$154.00K$51.00K
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Pelican State Credit Union Savings Account Rates

1.01%*-$50kKasasa Saver
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $50k+
0.90%*$20k*-Regular Shares
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $100 - $20k
0.90%*$20k*-Primary Shares
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $100 - $20k
0.89%$100-IRA Share
0.75%--Team Pelican Shares
0.30%*$50k*-Business Shares
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% $100 - $1k | 0.20% $1k - $10k | 0.25% $10k - $50k
0.25%--Christmas Club
0.25%$1k-Freedom Shares
0.25%--Vacation Club

Pelican State Credit Union Checking Account Rates

4.01%*-$7.5kKasasa Cash
OTHER TIERS: 0.74% $7.5k+

Pelican State Credit Union CD Rates

3.71%$500-60 Month CD
3.71%$10k-60 Month Jumbo CD
3.61%$500-48 Month CD
3.61%$10k-48 Month Jumbo CD
3.51%$500-36 Month CD
3.51%$10k-36 Month Jumbo CD
3.20%$500-24 Month CD
3.20%$10k-24 Month Jumbo CD
2.89%$500-12 Month CD
2.89%$10k-12 Month Jumbo CD
1.31%$500-6 Month CD
1.31%$10k-6 Month Jumbo CD

Pelican State Credit Union IRA Rates

3.71%$1k-60 Month IRA
3.71%$10k-60 Month Jumbo IRA
3.61%$10k-48 Month Jumbo IRA
3.61%$1k-48 Month IRA
3.51%$10k-36 Month Jumbo IRA
3.51%$1k-36 Month IRA
3.20%$10k-24 Month Jumbo IRA
3.20%$1k-24 Month IRA
2.89%$10k-12 Month Jumbo IRA
2.89%$1k-12 Month IRA
1.31%$10k-6 Month Jumbo IRA
1.31%$1k-6 Month IRA


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