All You Need to Know about Salary Loans

Salary loans, as the name suggests, must have something to do with your salary. In this post, when we talk about salary loans, we are essentially talking about loans to manage the mismatch between the timing of your expenses and your salary. By the way, there is no standardised nomenclature. For instance, ICICI Bank has… Continue Reading

How to Check CIBIL Score on Whatsapp for Free?

Recently, I came across an interesting article in Mint about accessing your CIBIL score on WhatsApp. Your credit score is a measure of your credit worthiness. Higher your score, greater your credit worthiness. TransUnion CIBIL is one of the credit bureaus and the credit score CIBIL provides is known as CIBIL score. We have seen… Continue Reading

How Much Loan Can I Get?

If you fancy making asset purchases on credit, you would want to be aware how much loan amount you can get. I am not talking about minor purchases where you can simply swipe your credit card. Once the credit card is approved, you can use your card, subject to credit limit, wherever you want. The bank… Continue Reading

Why Credit Utilization Ratio Affects Your Credit Score?

Your credit score plays an important role not just in determining whether your loan gets sanctioned but also in the interest rate you pay on your loan. One of the major inputs during calculation of your credit score is your credit utilization ratio. What is credit card utilization ratio and why should it affect your credit score?… Continue Reading

Should You Go for Pre-Approved Home Loans?

You just booked an under-construction property. You spent months finalizing the right property for you. You paid the booking amount from your own pocket. For the remaining purchase amount and construction linked instalments, you are banking on a home loan. Unfortunately, your loan application gets rejected or the bank is not willing to sanction the requested… Continue Reading

What Happens If You Default on Your Loan?

When you take a loan, you take a responsibility to repay it too. And it may happen that you may struggle to repay the loan. The reason for non-repayment could be many, ranging from loss of job and improper financial planning to poor health, disability or even demise of the borrower. In extreme cases, you could end… Continue Reading

Loan Options When You Have a Poor Credit Score

With the increasing reliance on credit scores during the loan approval process, it is not difficult to understand that it is difficult to get a loan if you have a poor credit score. If the reasons behind the low credit score are genuine but temporary, you can perhaps try explaining the cause to the credit institution… Continue Reading

Bajaj Finserv Flexi Loan — Our Review

A few days ago, I watched an interesting TV commercial for a personal loan product from Bajaj Finserv. The product is Bajaj Finserv Flexi Loan. Let’s find out more about the product. How Does the Bajaj Finserv Flexi Loan Work? Think of it as a credit line. You can withdraw/borrow or repay as many times as… Continue Reading