Everything you wanted to know about money but were afraid to ask. A collection of resources designed to help you understand the US economy and make better financial decisions.
When researching credit cards, international students often confuse the various options; the differences are often baffling to Americans as well.
Not all credit cards are equal and no one understands this reality better than international students studying in the United States.
When international students come to the United States to attend university, finances are always a major concern.
Whether you need financial aid to study abroad or not, it’s likely that some is available for a student in your specific situation.
International students should open a US-based bank account as soon as possible upon arriving in the country.
So you’ve finally outgrown your first credit card with its tiny spending limit and moved on to a fancy new card—congratulations!
In matters of credit, everyone has their own way of doing things.
International students might be shocked to hear that only 16% of Americans understand their credit reports.
According to a recent study in the New York Times, up to 25% of American credit reports contain errors of some kind.
You may be shocked to find that your credit report features outdated personal information.
Why is the formula for a good credit score such a mystery?
We’re always reminding international students that having credit isn’t just about buying things.
Articles on topics such as, finding employment, job interviews, visas and clearances.
Essential information on housing, life in the United States, family and relationships.
All the information you need on academics, study tools, success in school.