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AIG Global Expatriate Assistance program

AIG has this program targeted at new immigrants in US, specially those who don't have any credit history. With a sign up fee of 440$, it's supposed to help us to get unsecured credit card, mortgage, ...
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US Credit Building strategy: Have both an Unsecured and a Secured Credit Card?

I'm about to immigrate under EB3 visa (employment-based green card), and I'm applying for some unsecured credit cards (CreditStacks, Advancial, and American Express Global Card Transfers - but I also ...
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Paying off a credit card balance with a foreign bank?

I am getting ready to start a job in Israel, and have been told that the company requires me to have an Israeli bank account that they will direct deposit my salary into. I have heard that credit ...
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Why should a green card holder use their US-based credit card when traveling abroad?

I read on https://www.20minutes.fr/arts-stars/people/2257163-20180418-laeticia-hallyday-retour-saint-barth-nouveau-droit-quitter-territoire-americain (mirror): Quand on a cette fameuse green card, ...
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Building my credit in the USA [duplicate]

Referring to Philippe Leybaert's answer some time back, he stated not to give out your social security number to companies that request it. I am applying for a secured credit card and many card ...
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European in USA for 6 years, but with NO credit history in the USA. What's the procedure to follow?

I have been reading multiple posts but I cannot find a comprehensive answer to my questions. I am European and I have lived in the USA for about 6 years in the last 9 years. I never had a credit card, ...
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Can I get a(n internationally-recognized) Debit card in the Netherlands?

Some airline companies (easyJet in particular) don't seem to offer payment with iDEAL, but do seem offer a reduced fee (quite significantly reduced - 9 EUR or so) for using a debit card, e.g. ...
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Can I use a Carte Bleu for French purchases made from the US?

I am a French citizen and live in the US and I want to apply for and use a Carte Bleu from Societe Generale where I have an account. Will they send it to my address in the US and will I be able to use ...
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How to determine the fees when using a Dutch bank card overseas? [closed]

I want to use my Netherlands credit card overseas, to withdraw money in local currency in some non-European states (specifically: USA, Israel). What are, or how do I determine, the (typical) fees and ...
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Does a U.S. citizen have to give up his credit cards and bank accounts when he moves abroad?

Credit card applications usually say "must be a U.S. resident". If a U.S. citizen moves abroad temporarily, and he doesn't want to use his friends' or relatives' U.S. addresses to get his mail, and ...