Easy Loans Can Make Your Life Difficult

Getting loans is easy these days, especially if you are salaried and have the right credit profile. And there are loans available for everything. You can easily get loans for travel, home renovation, wedding, medical treatment or anything under the sun. You can get these loans quickly too. A few platforms claim to provide loans… Continue Reading

Look for These Signs of Debt Trouble

Recently, I read an excellent article from Uma Shashikant about the signs of a person battling with debt. Remember, the person who is in debt trap or nearing one may not tell you if that’s the case. However, if you see such signs and realize that your friend or family member is struggling with debt,… Continue Reading

Comparison of Education Loan Schemes from Punjab National Bank

In this post, let’s look at a few education loan products from Punjab National Bank. We will compare four education loan products from PNB. PNB Saraswati (For higher education in India) PNB Pratibha (For admission to premier institutes such as IITs/IIMs/AIIMS) PNB Udaan (For higher education abroad) PNB Kaushal (For pursuing vocational education and training)… Continue Reading

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 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

All You Need to Know about SBI Student Loan Scheme

Higher education is getting expensive every day. For many families, such education must be financed through an education loan. All the banks and NBFCs provide education loans. In this post, I will discuss a popular education loan scheme from the State Bank of India: SBI Student Loan Scheme. SBI Student Loan: Important Things to Know Eligibility:… Continue Reading

4 Factors to Consider While Upgrading Your Credit Card

You get a call from your bank. The executive tells you, “Since you are a privileged customer, we are offering you an upgrade on your existing credit card.” Such statements invariably massage your ego. Who does not want to be recognized as a privileged customer? In addition, you are getting better benefits and a higher… Continue Reading

Self-Financing vs. Education Loan

You are planning to go for higher education. You got the admit letter from your favorite college. Everything is going smoothly. There is just one dilemma, whether you should finance the education from own funds or take an education loan. In this post, let’s look at some of the aspects that can help you make… Continue Reading

How Much Home Loan EMI Can You Afford?

I do not think there will ever be a crisp answer to this question. First, when the “right property” comes along, you will convince yourself to stretch your budget and go for a larger home loan. So, all the calculations and discussion on this topic may be futile to some extent. Well, nothing wrong in… Continue Reading