Two renowned financial institutions are joining forces to help Nigerian immigrants in the United States improve their lives through focused and custom-tailored financial consulting and advisory. The companies, namely Nova Credit and Vesti, hope to help this group find comfort and assurance amidst these uncertain times.
By working together, finance firm Vesti will gain access to Nova Credit’s Credit Passport®, a tool that helps newcomers get approval on their Vesti Card applications faster. This added support will streamline access to the financial tools necessary to become more financially secure and quickly build a U.S. credit score upon arrival in U.S. territory.
Vesti is a financial services company for immigrants coming into the United States. It provides credit cards, loans, migration capital, and other financial instruments that may help give migrants a better life. The company’s mission is to become immigrants’ go-to financial services platform even before they relocate. It looks to achieve this by providing much-needed information to incoming new residents and building a community of people who support one another on their journey into new lands and opportunities. In addition, the company offers customized payment products and a hassle-free guidance plan for anyone who wants to make the United States and the rest of North America the next destination for them and their families.
Now working with Vesti is Nova Credit, an organization accelerating financial inclusion in the country. It serves communities that do not often have equal access to credit options. As one of the most popular credit bureaus for immigrants in the United States, Nova Credit helps its clients get credit cards, auto loans, rental properties, and other financial borrowing instruments to pick up assets, necessities, and investment opportunities.
“Simplifying financial services for immigrants is at the core of our mission at Vesti,” Olu Amusan, the co-founder and CEO of Vesti, explains. “With a similar mission of accelerating financial inclusion for underserved communities, we are super excited to work with Nova Credit to bring our missions to life for the betterment of Nigerian immigrants.”
Many U.S. immigrants today struggle to get a credit card, which has become a helpful tool for anyone who wants convenience. A survey commissioned by Nova Credit showed that securing a credit card was a top priority for anyone moving to the States. However, many of the 400,000 Nigerian immigrants moving into the country struggle to get one. Most of the challenges stem from people not having a credit profile upon moving in. With Credit Passport®, these migrants will now have better access to a credit card and quicker approval on financial services that can help them get started on their new lives.
“Vesti is doing some commendable work for the Nigerian and broader immigrant population, so the opportunity to partner with them was a clear next step for us,” shares Misha Esipov of Nova Credit. “With Credit Passport®, Vesti will now be able to get credit profiles of the thousands of Nigerian immigrants who seek opportunities in the United States each year.”
Vesti and Nova Credit hope to help more new-to-country Nigerians jumpstart their lives in the U.S. on stable financial footing.
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