4 Easy Tips for Getting a Credit Card as an International Student
March 3rd, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

credit card187546522There are many things to stress about as an international student, but physical currency is no longer one of them depending on the country you are visiting. Thanks to international credit cards, there’s no need to fiddle with unfamiliar coins or crumpled bills because your funds can all be kept within a few inches of convenient plastic. Since the process of choosing a credit card can be a bit overwhelming, here are some tips to make the decision a little easier.

1. Do your research – There are many credit cards out there and choosing the one that meets your needs at the onset is important. Applying for multiple credit cards can jeopardize your credit score so compare your options and try to limit the number of cards you apply for. Thanks to the internet it’s easier than ever to compare interest rates and benefits from the comfort of your kitchen table. Read the rest of this entry »

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