International Student Blog

International Student Blog

How international students can build credit

June 25th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

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…

Building Credit As An International Student

February 26th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

The 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…

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