Building Credit As An International Student
June 25th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

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You may be surprised at how frequently Americans whip out a debit or credit card from their wallet for the majority of their purchases, even for seemingly small things, like their morning coffee. Many other countries rely largely on cash, thus the idea of credit, credit cards and credit scores may literally be a foreign concept.

However, learning about credit and how to earn the best score possible doesn’t have to be scary – it’s simpler than you may think! Just remember that you have many options when building credit as an international student. Read the rest of this entry »


Building Credit As An International Student
February 26th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

credit score186669847The United States relies heavily on purchases made with credit cards and debit cards. While cash is still accepted by many merchants, international students have a tough time making the adjustment. It’s important if you recently arrived to the US as an international student, that you build your credit wisely. Your credit score can affect many aspects of life in the US including getting an international student loan, renting an apartment, buying a car, and more. A good credit score can make life in the US a lot easier! Read the rest of this entry »


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