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15 Best Credit Cards for Students with No Credit in 2019

15 Best Credit Cards for Students with No Credit in 2019

Given that few schools offer a comprehensive education in personal finance, it's up to us -- and our families -- to prepare for entering the financial world. This includes learning basic budgeting and money management skills, as well as learning how to build and maintain good credit. While there are ways to help your children build credit before they turn 18, most folks won't have an established credit profile when they get to college. Fortunately, college is an ideal time to start... read more »

21 Best Credit Cards for College Students in 2019

21 Best Credit Cards for College Students in 2019

No matter the class, selecting the wrong professor or even the wrong time slot can turn an otherwise enjoyable learning experience into a total academic nightmare. A similar thing can be said of choosing a credit card as a college student. If you pick the wrong card to start your credit journey, you could wind up paying extra fees, missing out on purchase rewards, or burying yourself under a pile of debt that takes months to repay. As with picking a professor, however, a little... read more »

Deserve Looks Beyond Credit Scores to Approve Students and Young Professionals, and Bolsters Travel Perks with a New Priority Pass Partnership

Deserve Looks Beyond Credit Scores to Approve Students and Young Professionals, and Bolsters Travel Perks with a New Priority Pass Partnership

In a Nutshell: Access to credit can be difficult for the more than 1 million international students enrolled in American colleges each year. Despite many students entering the country with no definable credit statistics, the demand for accessible revolving limits grows every day. Deserve started with an international student-based credit card that used an algorithm instead of the typical credit pull to determine creditworthiness. Following the success of the Deserve Edu card, the... read more »

TFS Scholarships Maintains an Extensive Database to Help Students Access $41 Billion Worth of Funding

TFS Scholarships Maintains an Extensive Database to Help Students Access $41 Billion Worth of Funding

In a Nutshell: Springing from an idea by a high school principal, TFS Scholarships was developed to connect high school and college students to scholarship opportunities they might otherwise miss out on. Today, the service provides information on more than 7 million individual scholarships and $41 billion in funding. TFS sets itself apart from other similar services by remaining ad-free thanks to its Wells Fargo sponsorship, and promises to never sell user information. The website also... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Grad Students in 2019

15 Best Credit Cards for Grad Students in 2019

A challenge undertaken by only a small percentage of Americans, graduate school can be a great adventure — and a lot of hard work. And, depending on your field, a whole lot of money. In fact, many graduate programs provide little to no financial support for their graduate students. Furthermore, even if you're lucky enough to be provided with a stipend, they're rarely very lucrative (and often come with time-consuming teaching responsibilities). Given that the typical grad... read more »

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2019

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2019

Perhaps one of the most exciting opportunities open to college students is the chance to study abroad and immerse yourself in a brand new culture. Of course, as exciting as it may be, living in a foreign place — even temporarily — comes with its own challenges, not the least of which is navigating new currencies and payment methods. Luckily, a good credit card can solve both of those problems. With the right card, you can make purchases without worries of currency conversions... read more »

24 Best Credit Cards for Recent College Graduates

24 Best Credit Cards for Recent College Graduates

Finding the best credit cards for recent college graduates doesn't have to be a thesis-level research endeavor. Sure, there are a lot of cards out there, but we've narrowed the list down to some of our top choices. Graduation is exciting. The cap, the gown, the proud parents gathered 'round. Maybe a fancy dinner or graduation-present trip. Then it's over — and the Real World is at your door. You need to get a job, start paying bills, and do all that "adulting" you've heard so... read more »

Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series Prepares NC State Students for Roles as Leaders in Business, Tech & Beyond

Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series Prepares NC State Students for Roles as Leaders in Business, Tech & Beyond

In a Nutshell: Ken Tate couldn’t have foreseen the strong partnership on the horizon when he helped North Carolina's Department of Commerce recruit Fidelity Investments to the state. Tate, the Director of External Relations for the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, works closely with the investment firm to coordinate the ongoing Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series, which the college hosts three times each semester. The series... read more »

How Scholarships.com Helps Business and Finance Majors Offset the Rising Cost of Tuition

How Scholarships.com Helps Business and Finance Majors Offset the Rising Cost of Tuition

In a Nutshell: Obtaining a college education seems to cost more every year and averaged $34,740 for one year at a private college in 2017-18. To offset some of those costs, Scholarships.com offers a database of more than 3.7 million searchable scholarship opportunities that can be filtered to ensure students only see scholarships they qualify for. Each scholarship listing is hand-vetted by a Scholarships.com staff member to confirm its legitimacy and funding. The company also runs... read more »

How Accepted.com Helps Aspiring Business and Finance Students Gain the Skills Needed for Admission to Top Programs

How Accepted.com Helps Aspiring Business and Finance Students Gain the Skills Needed for Admission to Top Programs

In a Nutshell: Linda Abraham’s time spent obtaining her MBA from UCLA's Graduate School of Management led her to start Accepted.com — but not in the ways you may think. Despite a top-notch business education, Abraham most enjoyed her undergrad work as a writing tutor and helping her fellow students craft résumés and cover letters. Years after graduation, she put those skills to use with Accepted, which consults with around 800 students from around the globe each year to compose... read more »