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SelfScore is Now Deserve!

For the past two years, SelfScore has helped international students gain access to fair credit products and build their credit history. Now, we are excited to announce that we are changing our name from SelfScore to Deserve®. We…

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10 Father’s Day Gifts Under $50

In case you forgot, Father’s Day is right around the corner. Mark your calendar for Sunday, June 18th. Father’s Day is a special day when people acknowledge and celebrate their dad for everything they have done. Being on…

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NerdWallet: How International Students and Immigrant Workers Can Get a Credit Card

This piece was originally published on NerdWallet by Virginia C. McGuire. If she were applying for a credit card in her native India, Samata Sirsikar would have won approval easily. She had a good job with an international…

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The International Student’s Guide to Good Credit Habits with your US Issued Credit Card

It’s exciting to have a credit card that opens the door to new opportunities (hello to renting a car for a weekend getaway) and gives you some financial breathing room. Part of the fun in having your own credit card is knowing that with good use and behavior, you are well on your way to building good credit history.

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Recent Articles Highlight the Benefits of the SelfScore Mastercard for International Students

TechInAsia and NerdWallet highlight 3 ways the SelfScore credit card makes life easier for the international student community.

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Watch John Oliver’s Hilarious Credit Education Video

With a little bit of humor and a lot of truth, John Oliver explains how credit reports work.

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“I didn’t realize there was another way…”

Venkat Bala left a secure career in traditional banking to offer financial access to international students. Read more about why he’s making this big jump right now with SelfScore.

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Finally: A Chart That Tells You When to Use Cash, Credit, or Debit

The cure to your payment paralysis in one chart…well, two charts.

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Do International Students Have to File Tax Returns?

You ask, SelfScore answers…

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Here’s How a Credit Report Works

Everything you need to know about credit reports, but were afraid to ask.

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