How Credit Card Refunds Are Adjusted?

Ever wondered how refunds from failed/reversal/refund transactions are adjusted to your credit card bills? You may think, since the transaction will eventually be reversed, the bank will not charge you for the transaction. You are right, but the timing of the reversal/refund may sometimes complicate things a bit for you. RBI has specified the adjustment… Continue Reading

What to Do if You Receive an Unsolicited Credit Card?

Have you ever received an unsolicited card? OR received a card that you applied for but now think that you shouldn’t have applied for this card. As per regulations, the banks are prohibited from issuing unsolicited cards and are required to seek consent from the customer before issuing a card. Reproducing an excerpt from RBI… Continue Reading

How to Control Your Credit Card Expenses?

Have you come across a friend or a colleague who cannot keep a check on monthly credit card expenses and struggles to come to terms with the size of the card bill? Vows to keep expenses under check from next month, but the story keeps repeating. I am sure you have. You wonder why. They… Continue Reading

How to Use RuPay Credit Card for UPI Payments?

Recently, I signed up for a RuPay credit card from a leading private sector bank. I already had a couple of credit cards, but I still signed up more out of curiosity and excitement than anything else. UPI is ubiquitous now and I didn’t want to be left behind in understanding how credit card payments… Continue Reading

5 Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

A good credit score is important. It can provide you with access to a wider range of credit facilities and help reduce the cost of credit. Going forward, your credit score may play an important role in non-financial matters, say employment or taking a house on rent. Fair enough but what are the factors that… Continue Reading