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Five home loan truths exposed!

Home loans have become a common financial tool today to live the dream of owning a property. If you do your research you will understand there is more to the larger picture than what meets the eye at first glance! Here are five home...


Pre EMIs burning your pocket?

Home loans are long term financial instruments that affect your pocket for a long term. Any excess payment made towards home loan repayment can stretch your budget and hamper your overall finances. Paying a pre EMI for under construction property is one such payment...


5 ways to avoid holiday debt!

I can’t put my finger on it but there is just something about the holidays that tempt us into buying stuff that we do not even need. Ok, granted that gifts are an important part of these festivities and you ought to share them...


How money transfer through social media works!

Yes, you heard that correct. Now, you can readily use your Social Media account like Facebook and Twitter, to receive and transfer funds to your friends, family and acquaintances. This latest development came in 2014, thanks to banks like Kotak Mahindra and ICICI. The...


Shopping on EMI? Look before you leap!

How many people can honestly say that they are not tempted to go on a shopping spree with all the stores giving festive discounts and great offers? And thanks to the considerate retailers who understand the need of liquidity at that hour and offer...



RBI cuts repo rate in a surprise move!

After holding on to resounding pressure to reduce repo rates amid falling inflation rates, the Reserve Bank of India finally issued a notification announcing a cut in its repo rate by 0.25 per cent coming into effect immediately. The move comes after the premier...


The BankBazaar #7MinuteChallenge

  Are you up for this #7MinuteChallenge?   What could you do with 7 minutes? In the time it takes you to eat a bowl of cereal every morning – you could search, compare and apply for the loan or credit card that’s right...


3 loans that you should close quickly!

Rohan, a Bangalore based IT engineer is highly paid like any others, but his problem was that he always finds himself with almost nothing left at the end of the month and an increasing debt trap. From a home loan he took a few...


Start ticking your financial checklist for 2015!

2015 has rung in a brand new year and yet there is still a lot to wrap up; credit card statements, travelling plans, taxes, gifts purchasing, parties and much more. This is also a great time to reflect on your year’s mistakes that left...