Tips for immigrants building a U.S. credit history ( – February 2008)

Creditcardslogo_2An article about establishing credit when emigrating to the United States appears on the website. 


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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