Make UPI Payment Using Your Credit Card Soon

In the monetary policy announcement on June 8, 2022, the Reserve Bank hiked the repo rate by 0.5%. Bad news for borrowers. The interest on floating rate home loans would soon go up. Either the EMI or the loan tenure will go unless you part prepay your loan. Apart from the rate hike, the Reserve… Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of an Add-on Credit Card

You own a credit card and use the card judiciously. You are aware of the benefits and flexibility that a credit card offers. You want that your home-maker spouse and your college going kids should also enjoy such flexibility. However, it is not easy to get a credit card unless you are earning. How do… Continue Reading

Co-Branded Credit Cards That Make Little Sense

We hear about co-branded credit cards quite often. The banks have launched credit cards in tie-ups with retailers (Big Bazaar), e-tailers (Amazon and Flipkart) and airlines/cab/travel booking companies (Vistara, Ola, IRCTC). Zomato has a co-branded credit card with RBL bank. And I am sure there are many such co-branded products. The USP is: If you… Continue Reading

Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit Card: Worth It?

Do you shop on Amazon? If you do, you must have noticed this banner about Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit Card that keeps coming up? Or you must have noticed this card always comes in various payment offers on Amazon. Has this ever intrigued you? What is this card about? What are the benefits this… Continue Reading

How to Pay House Rent Using a Credit Card?

House rent is one of the biggest non-discretionary expense in the monthly budget. How do you pay house rent? NEFT/IMPS transfer? Cheque? Cash? I believe, if you are reading this article, you are likely transferring rent directly to the owner’s bank account. Or you already own a house and there is no need to pay rent.… Continue Reading