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

 

Credit card debt often seems like an unmovable mountain. Especially if you have an interest rate that is completely unfavorable and almost unaffordable. How do you deal with growing credit card debt and is it even possible to get a better interest rate? We have a...

While DACA recipients are granted legal status to study and work in the United States, they do not have access to the same financial aid programs that U.S. citizens do. Furthermore, DACA students may have an extremely difficult time taking out loans to pay for...

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an exciting time for most international students. Doing post-completion OPT can come with a few burdens, however, if you have to relocate for your new job. One of these burdens is the big financial burden of moving. This can bring many...

Congratulations, you’ve jumped the hurdle and gotten your OPT authorization. This is great news, except you don’t have a job yet. Many international students who get their OPT authorization have to wait a while before getting a job. Even though this is normal, it can...

You’ve just finished your studies and you are ready to start your practical training. After taking the first few steps in applying for Optional Practical Training, you suddenly hit a roadblock as you owe the university money. Now what? Many international students face this challenge and...

An MBA is one of the most valuable graduate degrees you can obtain because of its flexibility and the broad range of skills that you learn. MBA degree-holders are some of the most sought after graduates by businesses, and they have some of the highest...

Nurses do some of the most challenging and important work in society, working nights for long hours in highly stressful situations. However, despite decent salaries and employment prospects, nurses still face a number of difficult financial problems. Many nursing school graduates leave school saddled with...

A car is an essential commodity in the day-to-day American lifestyle, without which you might face considerable difficulty in commuting to your workplace and educational institution. If you have already made up your mind to get yourself a vehicle, then it's important to understand the...

如果您是一位拥有 F-1 / OPT签证 的国际学生或是在美国工作的专业人士,您可能会得出以下结论:“我需要一辆车”。 美国人的生活方式吸引了许多人,但不是每个人都意识到汽车对于这种生活方式的重要性。 美国是最早探索在日常生活中使用汽车的国家之一。同时,美国也是在许多年前彻底实现大量生产汽车的国家。如今,汽车已经融入生活的方方面面,并成为美国社会不可或缺的一部分。...