ACA in the News: How to Manage Your Credit While Living Abroad
Lending Tree (January 5, 2019)
How to Manage Your Credit While Living Abroad
"Don’t expect to fall back on the credit history you build in another country either. The financial reputation you build abroad typically won’t help you, according to Marylouise Serrato, executive director of American Citizens Abroad. 'Most foreign countries don’t provide the same kind of credit record.'...You may want to look into a financial institution that caters to expats, such as USAA or the State Department Federal Credit Union (SDFCU), which offers a credit union account to any member of American Citizens Abroad."