Stilt Blog - Financial Services for International Students and Immigrants

When you got your Green Dot account, the chances are that you used it quite a lot for online shopping. However, now it’s just sitting there, unused – and possibly taking monthly fees out of you for no reason. So, it’s time to let go of the account if you no longer need it. But […]

As a broker-dealer for the individual trader, Robinhood has taken the millennial investor market by storm. It is a smartphone-first brokerage, allowing easy access to a trading platform for retail traders. With competitive pricing, including $0 commission, and access to ETF, options, and cryptocurrency trades in the U.S. and Australia, it is easy to see […]

Form I-199, Declaration of Self Sufficiency, is a new form that took effect on February 24, 2020, by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for applicants applying for permanent residency in the United States.  Under the new Public Charge Rule, those applying for citizenship using the Adjustment of Status procedure must submit this […]

PayPal is a payment system that has revolutionized the way we send and receive money. All you have to do is link your bank account, and you can add money and send it to someone and withdraw it back into your account in real-time. So how exactly does the whole process of withdrawal work? Read […]

Cash App, as its name suggests, is a smartphone application that aims to replace cash. Cash App, similar to Venmo, lets users transfer funds to friends or family with just a few taps. Once you’ve linked an active bank account, you can begin sending, receiving, and requesting money on the app. Let’s take a closer […]

Setting up a PayPal account is a reasonably simple task. With PayPal, users can easily make bank transactions – transferring money to businesses and individuals, checking your bank statement, or setting up verification for essential documents. While setting up the account is easy, we have created an in-depth guide that explains the process. There are […]

Obtaining a green card for your spouse can be taxing if you don’t know the procedure thoroughly. It starts with filing Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The most crucial step is to prove that your marriage is bona fide or ‘good faith’ as it means in Latin. […]

Chime is an online bank that started gaining traction only recently. The bank is getting a lot of praise mainly because it allows you to transfer money between accounts with no fees. Therefore, it is a great alternative for anyone looking for an easy way to send money to friends or family members. But if […]

A lot of people are worried when it comes to equity investments because they have high risk, particularly since the risk has increased recently. But what exactly is investment risk and how do you define this risk based on the objective of your investment? If you are an investor and want to make sure you […]

The N-400 form is also known as the Application for Naturalisation. It is filled in by people who wish to apply for citizenship in the US and become naturalized citizens. It is a well-known fact that the processing time for the N-400 form is long, mainly due to the volume of applications received by the […]