Rohit Mittal, Author at Stilt Blog

Adjusting to life in the US is difficult. Everyday demands to survive are stressful enough, yet immigrants must face those demands on top of figuring out the ins and outs of a new culture. Most immigrants arrive with no US credit history, and credit is essential for setting up a life in the US; without […]

The Minimum Eligibility Criteria For a Loan With Stilt: Below are the minimum eligibility criteria to apply to borrow from Stilt. You must meet all of the criteria to be considered for a loan. Physical Presence in the U.S. You need to be physically present in the U.S. during the application process. If you were […]

Needless to mention, one of the major driving forces behind people moving to the US on H1B visa is to make more money and to save more money. But, how much is too much? Do the people who actually move to the US able to make the money as per their initial expectations? How lavish […]

H1-B visa holders are subject to U.S income tax law for all income they earn in the U.S. As a non-resident (H1-B visa-holder), however, you might not be able to claim the same tax deductions as a permanent resident or citizen would. It can sometimes get confusing trying to figure out which deductions you qualify […]

Have you also dreamt of moving to the US on an H1B visa to earn more or for a better lifestyle? We feel you, but the entire screening process can be a bit overwhelming. The process is all the more extensive for people who either chose to or are mandatorily required to go through consular […]

Overview: If you are a student with F-1 or J-1 status, employment opportunities for you in the US could be limited. Further, international students cannot work without approval and permission by the university. They might need to return back to your home country if they work without proper approvals. As a matter of fact, J-1 […]

CPT  Overview Before we delve deeper and find out the eligibility criteria for the CPT, it is necessary to know what CPT is. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is an off-campus employment option specifically meant for F-1 students. It is an integral part of the programs where on-field training is a necessary part of the academic […]

Your credit score can define you in the eyes of a lender. That mysterious, magical number on your credit report is the single most important factor for securing a loan. Bad credit is, well, bad. But not having credit at all is also a major strike against you. Interested in getting a loan while having […]

When applying for any sort of position and or service, it can be tempting to lie in order to make yourself seem more qualified for the task at hand. The same can be said for when one applies for a small business loan. Although there might seem to be a lot to gain from lying […]