All articles tagged Students (12)

SelfScore Offers International Students $500-$1,500 Credit Limits — No Social Security Number or Credit History Required

SelfScore Offers International Students $500-$1,500 Credit Limits — No Social Security Number or Credit History Required

In a Nutshell: Twenty years ago, Kalpesh Kapadia was an international student at Carnegie Mellon struggling to build credit in a system that was utterly foreign to him. Feeling the frustration... read more »

10 Best Starter Credit Cards for 4 Types of People (2016)

10 Best Starter Credit Cards for 4 Types of People (2016)

Getting a first credit card can be a difficult undertaking for anyone new to the world of credit. You’ve just begun handling your finances and building your credit, so you won’t... read more »

With Your Interests in Mind, CommonBond Funds the Education of Students From All Walks of Life

With Your Interests in Mind, CommonBond Funds the Education of Students From All Walks of Life

In a Nutshell: CommonBond refinances student loans in a simple online process. Customer-friendly and community-minded, the team at CommonBond assists students across the nation and around the... read more »

Best “Capital One” Card for Beginners (3 Expert Picks)

Best “Capital One” Card for Beginners (3 Expert Picks)

Establishing a healthy credit history is one of the best first steps a consumer can take to building a secure financial future. Choosing the best card, however, is not always easy, especially... read more »

6 edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future — Led by the World’s Top Professors, For Free

6 edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future — Led by the World’s Top Professors, For Free

In a Nutshell: edX.org is an innovative online learning destination where anyone can access free classes taught by professors from the finest universities, colleges and educational institutions... read more »

7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

More than 49 million U.S. consumers use Bank of America, so there’s a lot of plastic in the economy. How can your card stand out as a Bank of America customer? Here are some designs to make... read more »

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

Recent college grads leave school with a lot on their minds. There’s the job search, deciding where to live and generally figuring out how to transition from an academic to a professional life.... read more »

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

Realism is the key to effective budget planning. It would be thrifty (but unrealistic) to live on $20 a week. With a $20 per week budget, you are going to find yourself spending more than your... read more »

The Best Credit Cards for Students (2016)

The Best Credit Cards for Students (2016)

Student credit cards are a great way to begin building credit history and start off on the right financial path. Wise credit use can establish a good credit score early that will help you get a... read more »

4 Reasons Why Paying for College with Credit Cards is the Worst

4 Reasons Why Paying for College with Credit Cards is the Worst

In an ideal world, college tuition is paid with scholarship funds or saved cash. Student loans are the next best thing. If you’re tempted to reach for your credit card the next time you or your... read more »