Stilt Blog: Loans for international students, F-1, H-1B, L-1, J-1, O-1, TN, and DACA holders

 

Dental students have been hit particularly hard by the student loan crisis, graduating with an average dental school debt of $287,331 in 2017, according to the American Dental Education Association. With such significant debts, even those who establish themselves quickly in the field and earn...

It's no secret that the cost of a medical qualification is extremely high. A four-year bachelor's degree and four years in medical school topped with a three-year residency and possibly additional years in a fellowship (if you want to specialize) comes at a high price....

As a teacher, you have a lot of options to help you out with student loan debt. You have so many options, in fact, that it can be a little overwhelming. Read on to discover the available programs and find the one that works for...

You may have heard about refinancing and you may have questions like “should I consolidate my student loans?” or “Does refinancing student loans hurt my credit?”. Small changes can produce great results. That is how you can look at refinancing. Refinancing is generally a great...

Having student debt as a professor can be burdensome, and it is natural to want to repay your student loans as soon as possible. If you are a professor with student debt you want to get off your shoulders, student loan forgiveness for college professors...

Homeowners might have countless reasons for making substantial home improvements, whether it’s to make their home more livable or increase its value. However, many take the step of tapping into their home equity to fund these projects, a move which often provides a poor return...

Being a Dreamer has its challenges — especially since Trump took the Presidential Office. One of the challenges you'll likely encounter as a DACA recipient is getting a car loan. Many lenders are not willing to offer loans to people who are not U.S. permanent residents,...

When taking out a loan, some of the terms can seem intimidating or unclear. Two terms that often get confused are APR and interest rate. Both are important to consider when assessing potential loans, but it’s easy to get them mixed up. Below we’ll outline...

The strict requirements of many lenders can make qualifying for a loan exceedingly difficult, especially for those without a strong financial profile or a good credit score. Lenders reduce risk however they can to improve their chances of recouping a loan, and one way that...

Many graduates benefit from refinancing their student loans, a process that lets borrowers simplify their payments and often obtain a lower interest rate. However, the terms and rate you get when you refinance student loans depend on numerous factors, and it may not be the...