COVID-19 Personal Loan from Public Sector Banks

 While the economy reels under the lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, many public sector banks have come out with Covid-19 personal loan schemes. Yes, Covid-19 is part of the nomenclature for these loan products. These loans can provide much needed cashflow relief to its existing customers. Most banks are offering these… Continue Reading

EMI Moratorium Math Explained

22-May Update — RBI has extended EMI moratorium on all term loans by another 3 months till 31-August-2020. The Reserve Bank of India had announced a 3-month EMI moratorium as a Covid-19 regulatory package in March 2020. In a previous post, we discussed if you should opt for such a moratorium. The crux was that, if… Continue Reading

What If Your Lender Fails?

Recently, RBI imposed a moratorium on withdrawals from a leading private bank. The depositors and the investors with the bank were understandably worried. The stock price tanked the following morning. We have been focusing on how the various depositors will be affected. As I understand from the bank’s restructuring plan, the depositors are completely safe… Continue Reading

EMI Moratorium: Should You Opt?

22-May Update — RBI has extended EMI moratorium on all term loans by another 3 months till 31-August-2020. Following RBI’s Covid-19 regulatory package, your bank may have provided you an option to not pay loan EMIs or credit card payment until May 31, 2020. As a borrower, should you opt for this? In this post, let’s… Continue Reading

How to Increase Your Home Loan Eligibility?

You have applied for a home loan but you are worried that you may not get the requisite amount. In an earlier post, I had discussed aspects that the banks consider while calculating your loan eligibility. In this post, let’s use the findings of the aforesaid post and see how you can increase your loan… 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