India Consumer: Banks levying charge on pre-payment

You have a loan from a regular private sector bank, and your loan is for a 15 year period. Most people I know, including you, will not want to have the loan continuing for the full period of the loan, and would rather do prepayments as much as possible. However, banks apparently charge an interest […]

Individual finances: How to manage when loans are killing you

I read an article that took a situation where a person was in real trouble financially, and what the person can do in such a situation that could help. The situation was one that many of us can relate to – in times of good money and a good job, your finances and projections for […]

Consumer: Bank charged penalty for charging older customer more than newer customers

It is an established business fact that when banks give loans to their customers, they normally treat newer customers more attractively than they treat older customers. The terms and conditions of the loan specify for floating rate loan that banks can charge customers more (either by increasing the EMI amount, or the loan duration) if […]