Now, Loans for Rental Deposits Too

If you are moving to one of the bigger cities such as Mumbai and Bengaluru, finding a cheap accommodation is not easy. Rentals can be quite high too. However, as a tenant, paying high rent is not the only problem. You need to put up a big security deposit with the landlord/owner too. In Mumbai,… Continue Reading

Axis Bank QuikPay Home Loan: A Loan without EMIs

We regularly discuss unique and innovative loan products on this website. A few weeks back, we had discussed Step Down Home Loans launched by a prominent financial institution. In this post, we discuss a unique home loan product from Axis Bank. Axis Bank has recently launched a new product “QuikPay Home Loan”. Let’s find out… 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

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

SBI Gold Loan Products — Our Analysis

A gold loan is a quick way to raise funds for short to medium term needs. You can pledge your gold jewellery with a bank or a gold loan company to get a short-term loan. When you repay the loan, you get your jewellery back. Since the gold loan is secured (backed by your jewellery), you… Continue Reading