College costs are rising fast. One way you can save for college expenses is through a 529 plan. Did you know that you can start saving in a 529 before your child is even born?
There are lots of valuable employee benefits that you might not know about. Do you know about these benefits?
When international students are shopping for a student loan, they will find that most loans to attend school in the US require a US-based cosigner. What are your options if you don't have one?
If you just graduated from a US college or graduate school as an international student, you may be starting to explore making payments on your student loans. In some cases, you may find that your payments are quite high or you may wonder if you can switch to a lower interest rate. International students are eligible to refinance their student loans under certain circumstances.
On the surface, dual citizenship is a wonderful benefit. Dual citizenship is a benefit for most people, but it can also have financial consequences.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made some changes to the types of qualified expenses that you can deploy 529 funds against: they now allow you to use $10,000 per year for primary or secondary school tuition. The average annual cost of private primary education is estimated to be $9,631, so it’s logical to be curious about whether you can use 529 funds for private K-12 or elementary, middle, or high schools. But is it wise to do that?
The year 2018 brought substantial changes to many of our client’s tax situations. Given all the changes, we’ve assembled a concise list of strategies you can use to reduce your taxes under the provisions of the new tax law.
If you file taxes in the US, you may be able to deduct student loan interest from your taxable income. But what if the interest payments are made on a student loan from a non-US bank?
Whether you are just beginning your education at a United States institution of higher learning or you’ve yet to decide, knowing your employment options in advance will help determine how long you can stay in the United States after graduation.
Merely being admitted to a college or university in the United States does not mean that you will receive Form I-20. Before a DSO can provide Form I-20, the international student must certify financial responsibility. This process is distinct from meeting admission requirements and being accepted to the school.