Look for These Signs of Debt Trouble

Recently, I read an excellent article from Uma Shashikant about the signs of a person battling with debt. Remember, the person who is in debt trap or nearing one may not tell you if that’s the case. However, if you see such signs and realize that your friend or family member is struggling with debt,… Continue Reading

Making Loan Repayment Using Your Mobile Wallet

Technology has made things easier for most of us. From purchasing gadgets and groceries to making travel and hotel bookings, everything can now be done in a few clicks or taps. Mobile wallets such as PayTm, Amazon Pay and PhonePe have add to convenience in a big way. You can now easily make your mobile,… Continue Reading

What Are Step-down Home Loans?

With how much it costs to purchase a house these days, it is not easy for most people to purchase a house outright. Many of us have to take a home loan if we want to purchase our dream house. On our website, we have discussed interesting home loan products. One of those products is… Continue Reading

PNB Pension Loan

When you are working, it is relatively easier to raise short term funds in times of need. If nothing else, you can apply for a personal loan. On the other hand, once you have retired, your ability to take a loan from the formal finance sector goes down. However, the need for a loan does… Continue Reading

SBI Loan against Sovereign Gold Bonds

A gold loan is a quick way to raise funds in times of need. In an earlier post, we had discussed gold loan products from the State Bank of India. With such gold loan products, you can take a loan against physical gold and jewellery. However, purchasing physical gold and gold jewellery is not the only… Continue Reading

Need a Super-Bike? Apply for a Loan

Recently, I checked into a bicycle store to purchase a bicycle for my daughter. I noticed there were a few bikes for adults whose cost were as high as Rs. 1.8 lacs. To be honest, I didn’t know that bicycles could be that expensive. I believe those were models for racers, endurance cyclers or those… Continue Reading

Doctor Loans from Bajaj Finserv

In an earlier post, we discussed a loan product for professionals from HDFC Bank. The HDFC bank loan can be used by Doctors, Chartered Accountants, Architects and Company Secretaries and other professionals. In this post, we will discuss a suite of products that is exclusively earmarked for doctors. Bajaj Finserv has 4 loan products for doctors.… Continue Reading

Converting Credit Card Outstanding into EMIs

Recently, I got a promotional email from a bank to convert credit card outstanding to EMIs. The EMI amount will be added to the credit card statement every month. I have discussed such deal structures in much greater detail in an earlier post. However, there have been a few interesting developments in the payments space that such… Continue Reading

Loan against Securities from Bank of Baroda

In times of need, when a personal loan is not an option, many of us have to offer collateral to the bank/credit institution to get a loan. In many of our earlier posts, we have discussed loan against gold jewellery, loan against property, loan against insurance policies and loan against financial investments (securities). Since gold, insurance… Continue Reading