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A good credit score is essentil to land the best mortgage rates, insurance quotes, or rental agreements. But getting a good credit score is often easier said than done. If you’re a non-credit card user, you might think you cannot influence your credit score. That’s a misconception. In this article, we’ll explain how to build […]

Indians are one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States. They have been migrating to the U.S. since the early 1900s, and often need money sent to them from back home. Thanks to technological advancement and the ease of business policies between the two countries, transferring money from one country to another is […]

Many new or aspiring borrowers wonder what credit score do you start with. This is a good question since before you can get a loan or access to credit, lenders will look at your credit score to assess your level of risk. Do you get assigned a credit score when you turn 18 years old? […]

A credit score is one of the main concerns of any adult, especially those looking forward to applying for a loan. Credit scores will play a part in whether you will leave a good impression on a lender or not. They show how likely it is that you will make the payments on time. So, […]

USCIS was planning to increase some of its fees recently, something that wouldn’t have been so advantageous for people with smaller incomes. However, a federal district court issued a nationwide injunction on September 29, 2020, one that doesn’t allow USCIS to increase the fees for now. The fees were initially set to increase on October […]

Buying a car is an experience unlike anything else. But the way you pay for the car will lead to different experiences. You can pay with cash, check, or cards. You can also pay through EMIs, which let you pay in monthly installments until you reach the car’s total cost plus interest. But what about […]

Everyone knows how Donald Trump has an issue with foreign workers, mentioning how the H1B program is giving jobs to foreigners while not enough American workers are employed. Well, it has been announced recently that $150 million is available for training the current U.S. workers, and will be given to investing in middle-to-high-skilled H1B occupations. […]

Every year, millions of noncitizens become permanent residents of the United States. They get the privilege of staying and working in America for a certain period. Like other immigration processes, this requires filing paperwork with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in this case, Form I-458. In this article, we’ll explain how to […]

Citizenship is obtained in multiple ways. You either become so if you are born on the grounds of the United States or if one (or both) your parents were citizens at that point. For a child to become a citizen after birth, they will have to apply for naturalization – or if the case asks […]