Move over BNPL, Here Comes SNBL (Save Now, Buy Later)

We plan for regular monthly expenses. We call it budgeting. We plan for long term goals through a diversified asset allocation portfolio. However, we tend NOT to plan properly for non-monthly but periodic expenses. Common examples are: Insurance premiums Travel and Vacations Birthdays and Anniversaries Vehicle maintenance Gadget purchases Annual Subscriptions We know that these… Continue Reading

Game over for BNPL?

If you use BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) service or cards from Slice or Uni Pay, this development will interest you. BNPL has emerged as a competitor to credit cards. Easy onboarding. Seamless and convenient process. Easy repayment terms. Instant credit. Who needs a credit card? However, RBI, in its latest notification to non-bank PPI… Continue Reading

Uni Pay 1/3 Card: Spend Now and Repay over 3 Months

There is a new credit product in town. UNI Pay 1/3 card allows you to repay the purchase amount in 3 monthly installments at no extra cost. It has been launched in partnership with RBL bank, State Bank of Mauritius and LiquiLoans (P2P-NBFC). For instance, you purchase an item worth Rs 30,000 using this card.… Continue Reading