How Debit Card EMI Works?

Recently, I watched an ad from Flipkart about Debit Card EMI. This sounded a bit strange to me. Typically, you would associate EMI with a credit card or a loan. Getting a credit card is not always easy. Your credit card application can get rejected for various reasons. A bad credit score is a common… Continue Reading

What to Do If Interest Rates Continue to Rise?

SBI has increased its MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based lending rate) multiple times (1, 2, 3) in the recent months. MCLR is the benchmark for floating rate loans. Therefore, if you have borrowed from SBI, your loan interest rate would have already gone up in the recent months. Never a happy situation for the… 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

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

Axis Bank Asha Home Loan — A Review

In an earlier post on home loan for borrowers in the low and middle income segment, I had reviewed PNB Housing Unnati Home Loan Scheme. In this post, I will review Axis Bank Asha Home Loan Scheme that is targeted at the same segment.  You can take this loan for Purchasing a ready, under-construction or… Continue Reading