Tips for immigrants building a U.S. credit history (CreditCards.com – February 2008)
America lures many who dream of living better. But when immigrants arrive, their credit histories rarely make the trip.
Jeroen Baert, 39, moved to Atlanta from the Netherlands, where he had excellent credit. When he opened a bank account with a large national bank in the United States, he was stunned that the institution was unwilling to give him a debit card…
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