ICICI Bank Insta Flexicash Facility

Old wine in a new bottle. That’s what I would call the new overdraft (OD) facility from ICICI Bank — ICICI Bank Insta FlexiCash facility. In this post, let’s find out about ICICI Insta FlexiCash facility in detail. Additionally, let’s see if there is merit in owning an OD facility. ICICI Bank Insta FlexiCash Overdraft… Continue Reading

Loan against Property: Term Loan or Overdraft?

 A Loan against Property can take two forms — A Term Loan or an Overdraft Facility. What Is the Difference? In a term loan, the entire amount will be disbursed upfront. You will pay EMIs on the loan for the duration of the loan. You will have to pay interest on the disbursed amount even… Continue Reading

Which Is the Best External Benchmark Loan?

All the banks linked the new retail floating rate loans to an external benchmark from October 1, 2019. In my opinion, that makes the comparison between various home loan products easier. Most of the banks have chosen Repo rate for the external benchmark for home loans. Earlier, benchmark MCLR (Marginal cost of funds-based lending rate)… Continue Reading

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

Axis Bank Gold Loan — A Review

Most Indians have a fondness for gold. And it is not just for ornamental purposes. Many use it for investment too. It is an asset they think they can always rely upon in case of any needs. Fair enough. In an earlier post on gold loans, I had discussed how you can use your gold to take… Continue Reading

ICICI Bank Home Loan 1% Cashback Offer

ICICI Bank has recently launched a scheme where new home loan borrowers will get 1% of EMI as cash back. Most of us would associate cash backs with credit card or online purchases. However, as banks try to find competitive advantage in relatively commodity like home loan market, cash back has found its way into plain… Continue Reading