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

 

Every time you apply for a credit card, personal loan or new apartment, your credit score will be checked. Your credit score is basically a file containing all of your credit history and makes it easy for whoever is checking it to make a decision...

What is CPT? The Curricular Practical Training, i.e., CPT is a compulsory employment program for students on an F1 visa. It is required to complete the degree program, usually consisting of supervised fieldwork. Here is a more thorough post on the details of the CPT that...

The United States is host to some of the world’s great universities. Every year, hundreds of thousands of international students head to America to receive a higher education. But while the United States offers top-tier schooling, it comes with a hefty price tag. The rapid...

We will give you an overview of the H-4 visa. This is a visa for family members of people working in the US on an H-1B visa. There have been recent updates in the rules that give additional benefits to H-4 visa holders. The important...

If you’re an international student or working professional in the United States, you may have come to the conclusion that you need a car. The American way of life is appealing to many, but not everyone realizes how important vehicles are to this way of...

At Stilt, we believe in transparency, clarity, and honesty. We believe better-informed borrowers are good borrowers. As we grow, we want to inform potential borrowers about what makes a good application at Stilt. What should they expect when they apply for a loan. This will help...

Credit history is often the biggest stumbling block between you and getting access to credit. In this post, we are going to explain the basics of credit history and how you, as a non-U.S. citizen, will be able to build your credit history. What is credit history? A...

  If you are an international student, then you most likely already know that taking care of your finances when abroad can be somewhat tricky at times. However, luckily, there are now a number of great financial services and apps which can be extremely helpful. Here...