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Managing Your Studies as an International Student

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | July 2, 2024

Studying in another country is a great way to experience another culture and lifestyle, but unique stressors come with the excitement of being an international student. Read more for tips to help.

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Summer in the United States as an International Student

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3 min read | June 18, 2024

If you’re an international student staying in the U.S. over the summer, you may be looking for ways to spend your time. Read our latest article to gather ideas to make the most of your time this summer.

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Cultural Exchange on a Dime: Affordable Ways to Enjoy Local Culture

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | February 6, 2024

As an international student, immersing yourself in local culture enhances your experience. We offer some practical tips to enjoy cultural activities without breaking the bank. Discover ways to participate in local events and benefit from student discounts.

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Fintech Foundations for International Scholars

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | December 8, 2023

Unlock the potential of fintech to ease your financial journey in the U.S. Discover essential digital tools to manage, grow, and secure your finances, tailored for international students seeking better understand money amid academic pursuits.

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Savvy Student Savings

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

3 min read | November 2, 2023

Traveling to the U.S. for higher education can be a fun and exhilarating experience, but it can also come with many challenges; one of which may be financial. Learn how to be a savvy saver, whether you’re an international or domestic student.

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Before You Sign Your Rental Agreement

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | October 3, 2023

Renting your first place in the U.S. can feel intimidating, especially as an international student. The steps to becoming a renter in the U.S. might differ greatly from back home. Read on to learn more and discover our top tips for those aspiring to rent! 

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Secured Credit Cards Can Help Establish Credit

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

1 min read | September 26, 2023

For international students and scholars, credit established at home may not apply in the U.S. Credit matters for loans, housing, even jobs. Learn how to start credit building with a secured card.

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Establishing Credit as an International Student

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

3 min read | September 5, 2023

Whether you’re planning to remain in the U.S. after finishing your degree, need to rent an apartment, or purchase a vehicle during your time here, establishing a positive credit score will make accomplishing those goals much easier!

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Financing Your Education as an International Student

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | August 29, 2023

Education costs as an international student can be expensive. Look into your financial aid options as well as scholarships and grants available to you to help with education costs, as well as student jobs in your area.

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Adjusting Away from Home

BLOG | COLLEGE

2 min read | July 11, 2023

Leaving home for school can be an exciting but difficult time in a young person’s life. International students may experience culture shock when they travel overseas to attend a 4-year university.

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Sending an International Wire

BLOG | COLLEGE

3 min read | June 22, 2023

Studying abroad or moving to a different country may involve sending money back home. While, initially, the thought of sending money internationally can feel like a daunting task, it’s actually easier than it seems.

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Common Scams Targeting International Students

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2 min read | June 13, 2023

International students are unfortunately a likely target for fraudsters. Read on to learn about common scams you might encounter and how to steer clear of them.

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Tips for Maintaining International Student Accounts

BLOG | COLLEGE

2 min read | April 27, 2023

Opening a checking or savings account in the U.S. creates financial opportunity — a way to easily access your money, pay bills, receive funds from your university or family abroad, and make purchases. Do you know how to manage your account?

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Taxation Away from Home

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | April 11, 2023

Moving to a new country with a new culture and currency can be challenging, and with tax season coming, it can add to the stress of being a student. Plan ahead and get the right help so this time of year doesn’t have to be a burden.

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Opening U.S. Accounts as an International Student

BLOG | COLLEGE

3 min read | March 23, 2023

Some things might look a little different navigating college life as an international student, including managing your money. We’re here to help you learn how to pick a financial institution and more U.S. money matters.

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