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Old Sep 6th 2014, 12:21 pm
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Hi All,

I will be moving to the US from the UK shortly, Bentonville area, can anyone suggest any banks that I can open from the UK to help start building up my credit history within the US to avoid starting from a fresh?

Any recommendations appreciated?

Also does anyone have any ideas to share about how starting from a fresh credit history has affected them whilst in the US, such as higher interest rates on car payments, utilities, etc.

Thanks in advance
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Old Sep 6th 2014, 3:14 pm
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These questions have been asked many times. Might I suggest that you (i) take a look at the wikis, and (ii) use the search function looking for recent threads on banks and credit.
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Old Sep 6th 2014, 3:19 pm
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Have you tried using the Search function? There must be about 100 threads on this subject.

In short, until you have a US address and SSN, you can't start building a credit score. The only thing that (it seems) transfers across is an Amex card.
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