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Megan Freshley
Megan Freshley

5 Fun Budget Tools for International Students

Education, Finance, Life in the U.S. 8,608 Comments
5 Fun Budget Tools for International Students

Making a budget can seem like an intimidating task, but the reduced stress and sense of accomplishment you’ll feel by getting in charge of your finances always pays off. Here are five free online and mobile tools you can use to track expenses and increase your financial health.   Mint Mint is a great option […]

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Megan Freshley
Megan Freshley

Optimizing Your FICO Score

Finance 6,489 Comments
Optimizing Your FICO Score

Your FICO credit score is the number that communicates your creditworthiness to traditional lenders, landlords, and employers. A FICO score of 700 or above is considered “good” or “excellent,” while anything below 650 is termed “poor” or “bad.” So how can you improve your current credit score, or even start fresh with no U.S. credit […]

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Megan Freshley
Megan Freshley

5 Simple Ways to Start Building Your Credit Score as an International Student

Finance 8,717 Comments
5 Simple Ways to Start Building Your Credit Score as an International Student

Navigating life as an international student in the U.S. is no small feat. Between finding the right housing, excelling academically, and finding a social community, the challenge of building credit may not be your top priority. Credit scores are based on financial history, and being a newcomer to the U.S. without a Social Security Number […]

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ModernLend

ModernLend is an online lender that uses education, employment and financial data to evaluate and lend to international students and workers in the U.S. The ModernLend Credit Card does not require international citizens to have Social Security Number, FICO credit score, deposits or co-signer to apply.
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ModernLendApril, 2017 at 3:53am
Always snoozing, late, or love to procrastinate? Here are 8 Mind Tricks That Will Help You Banish Bad Habits For Good. (The Financial Diet)
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ModernLendFebruary, 2017 at 6:08am
Good news: International Students are currently unaffected by the Travel Ban. We wish you a smooth college journey!
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ModernLendFebruary, 2017 at 8:18am
Lessons you can learn from Johnny Depp's flamboyant spending, and consequent financial turmoil.
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ModernLendJanuary, 2017 at 6:50am
It can be hard to get going in the mornings, but using your imagination when it comes to breakfast is something that future-you will really appreciate. (via USA TODAY )
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ModernLendJanuary, 2017 at 3:57am
Hey guys! We're already 10 days into 2017. Have you been keeping up with your personal finance goals? (via The Wall Street Journal)
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ModernLendDecember, 2016 at 8:57am
International students! Are you travelling this winter? Prevent receiving a Form I-515A and being stuck at the airport, by following these steps.
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ModernLendDecember, 2016 at 3:48am
Unsure about whether or not you should pursue higher education? Here are 4 myths about graduate school, debunked.