Credit Cards

At a Glance International students generally cannot obtain a Social Security Number (SSN) unless authorized to work in the US. They can apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), which follows the same format as an SSN. Despite the SSN limitation, international students can still…

What is an International Bank Card/ Forex Card? At a Glance: An international bank card or forex card is a prepaid ATM card that allows you to withdraw money in the local currency of a foreign country from ATMs. When you purchase a forex card, you load it with a

Every year, bright and eager international students from all over the world move to the United States to make the country their new home. Adapting to life in America can be quite perplexing, especially when it comes to concepts that are foreign to you — like building credit as an

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Having a good credit score is almost a necessity in the United States today. You might think you can avoid it for some time, but be assured, a bad or nonexistent credit score will severely inhibit you at some point in your life. This rule applies to everyone living in

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