SelfScore Determines Creditworthiness of International Students Differently

January 26, 2017 01:31 AM
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For the more than 1 million international students studying in the United States, one of the challenges is obtaining a credit card. Banks and other lenders approve credit card requests based on a credit history, something a foreign student may not have. Some lenders cater to international students by looking at different metrics to determine a person's creditworthiness. VOA's Elizabeth Lee reports on one Silicon Valley lender with immigrant roots.