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

 

Lisa and John are a newly married couple and were looking for a property to move into. After a lot of hustle-bustle, the couple was able to find a rental property that was in-line with their needs, but the security deposit would have cost them...

When seeking valuable advice, there is nothing quite like getting it from someone who has ‘been there, done that’. STILT spoke with Pradyuma Shembekar, one of our borrowers on an F-1 visa, to share his tips and insights as an international student in the U.S., including...

H4 visa status allows the immediate family members of H1B visa holders legal residence in the United States. However, the work authorization status of H4 visa holders is very much up in the air with the immigration policies of the Trump administration. This leaves many H4...

Having the burden of student debt can be quite a damper when you enter the new, exciting phase of life as a graduate or international student. Student loans can be especially challenging if you are in the U.S. and your student loan is back home...

Financial institutions often require a cosigner for student loans, since a cosigner can function as insurance for the lender if the primary borrower cannot repay the loan. However, sometimes having a cosigner proves unnecessary down the line, for instance, if the borrower earns enough income...

Turkish students studying in the U.S. on an F-1 visa often face challenges when it comes to financing their studies. If you are one of them, you are in the right place! Even though you are an international student, you actually have options! Below we take...

It is no secret that law school can be expensive! If you graduated from law school, chances you'll have some law school debt following you into your new career. If you are looking for ways to take on your law school debt, you’ve come to...

Desi consulting companies can provide immigrants with a valuable avenue of employment in which they can build skills and experience. However, there are countless desi consulting companies out there, and they differ greatly in the types of work they do and the areas of expertise...

Financing a car is a significant challenge on a teacher’s salary, even if you’re buying a relatively affordable used car. Typically, purchasing a car requires taking out a loan of some kind, and there are multiple options available. This article explores car financing options for teachers,...