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

 

In recent years, the way financial institutions have provided loans has changed. Instead of going to a physical branch, you can apply for your loans online. You can even get loans from institutions that aren't traditional brick-and-mortar banks. This has created a whole new niche...

E1 and E2 visas encourage the facilitation of trade and investment between America and treaty nations, but this doesn’t guarantee access to credit or loans for the visa holder. All noncitizens have roadblocks placed in their way that make achieving financial independence difficult, even nonimmigrant...

Student debt can be a heavy burden in times when you are supposed to be excited about the bright future ahead. Especially if you have been preparing for it for a long time! Many people find it difficult to make their monthly repayments after they...

Many international students studying in the U.S. need a car. Whether for shopping or for commuting to campus, it just makes everything easier. But not everyone can afford a new car. Used cars are cheaper, but make sure to research the cost of insurance. Used...

Pursuing post-secondary education as a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) student can be challenging. Despite growing up in the U.S and earning a U.S high school diploma, you will face multiple challenges when trying to apply for your further education. One of your biggest...

In June 2011, Uber rolled on the scene, and the way people get around has never been the same. While the app-based black car service cost more than one and a half the cost of a taxi, riders quickly embraced the luxury and accessibility Uber...

As a child, Dulce Vargas-Sanchez grew up in, Mexico, but dreamed of a better life for herself. Dulce's mother, Alejandra, had been raised in Michoacán in southern Mexico, where warring gangs fought for control of the narcotics and farming industries and the local police forces were equally corrupt. And...

If you’ve come to the U.S. to study from abroad, you may be surprised how necessary a car can be. This is especially true if you are not in a big city. There are lots of ways for international students to buy or lease a...

Stilt is an online lending company focused on providing borrowing options for immigrants and visa holders in the U.S. The company was founded by two immigrants, who themselves experience just how difficult it can be to get a loan in the U.S. while on a...