EMI Moratorium: Should You Opt?

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 look at the impact of opting for the EMI/payment moratorium for term loans (home loans, personal loans, education… Continue Reading

RBI Enhances the Security of Credit and Debt Cards

My current credit card expired recently and I was issued a fresh card by the bank. An interesting thing about the new card was the it permitted contactless transactions. Call me paranoid but I was not very comfortable with the contactless feature. I asked the bank to switch off the feature but the bank declined.… Continue Reading

Reducing the Impact of a Credit Card Fraud

Online frauds are on the rise. Almost on a weekly basis, I hear new ways of customers being duped of their hard-earned money. Of late, the UPI frauds have been on the rise, where the fraudsters call/text you on one pretext or the other. You eventually end up installing malicious software on your phone or… Continue Reading

Taking a Personal Loan for Downpayment?

Even when you plan to purchase a house through a loan, you still must make the down-payment from your own pocket. Your home loan wouldn’t fund the complete purchase amount. You must fund some percentage of the purchase from own pocket. What if you didn’t plan well and you do not have funds to make… Continue Reading