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  • Five questions to test how money smart you are Oct 01, 2015 12:35 PM IST

    Five questions to test how money smart you are

    Taking the right decisions can tilt the outcome in your favour. However, to take the right decision you have to educate yourself.

  • How much does credit repair cost? Sep 30, 2015 12:39 PM IST

    How much does credit repair cost?

    If your credit score is low, you tend to find problem accessing credit. Only way out is to improve your credit score. Here are some tips that can help.

  • Low credit score? Use asset-backed (secured) credit cards Sep 28, 2015 03:39 PM IST

    Low credit score? Use asset-backed (secured) credit cards

    Asset backed credit score can help you to build your credit repayment history, which in turn helps you to improve your credit score over a medium term.

  • How does bad credit score impact your chance of borrowing? Sep 15, 2015 11:06 AM IST

    How does bad credit score impact your chance of borrowing?

    Banks use credit score to ascertain if you are a responsible user of credit. A low credit score pulls down the chance of availing credit from bank.

  • Credit score can affect your loan eligibility Sep 10, 2015 03:33 PM IST

    Credit score can affect your loan eligibility

    Credit score of an individual defines his willingness to repay. Low credit score means the banks may not be keen to lend to such a person.

  • Build high credit score to avail loans at low interest rate Sep 10, 2015 12:38 PM IST

    Build high credit score to avail loans at low interest rate

    Banks offer high weight to the credit score of loan applicant while taking lending decisions.

  • Financial decisions to take before a divorce Aug 26, 2015 11:27 AM IST

    Financial decisions to take before a divorce

    Separation may be an emotionally draining experience. However, money matters need to be carefully looked at.

  • 20 Quick FAQ on credit score in India Aug 10, 2015 12:22 PM IST

    20 Quick FAQ on credit score in India

    Credit score is a tool many lenders use while deciding if they should lend money to a borrower. However there are many myths surrounding credit report. Do read to get answers to some questions most borrowers want to ask

  • How to identify the best home for yourself? Jul 28, 2015 10:36 AM IST

    How to identify the best home for yourself?

    A right budget, clarity on location and one‘s financial muscle among other factors help to identify the best home for oneself

  • Managing credit after a divorce Jul 17, 2015 04:53 PM IST

    Managing credit after a divorce

    While separating ensure that you separate your money matters, especially the loans availed. And repay your loans on time, this ensures a helthy credit profile

  • Considering increase in Credit Card limit? Don't miss this Apr 04, 2015 03:37 PM IST

    Considering increase in Credit Card limit? Don't miss this

    There is no harm in getting your credit card limits enhanced. However, do not overspend just because you have scope to spend. Keep a tab on credit utilisation ratio.

  • Be careful of your CIBIL score if you are a loan guarantor Jul 15, 2013 05:31 PM IST

    Be careful of your CIBIL score if you are a loan guarantor

    Harshala Chandorkar of CIBIL discusses on the need to be careful before signing as a guarantor for anyone else's loan. She stresses on how defaults on loan repayment by that person may affect the guarantor's CIBIL credit score.

  • Ways to improve your credit score Aug 04, 2011 06:41 PM IST

    Ways to improve your credit score

    A CREDIT SCORE is a measure of how diligently you make payments relevant to loans, credit cards, telephone bills, insurance premiums, rent cheques and so on.

  • Banks gradually demanding stronger credit scores: Cibil Jul 26, 2011 07:33 PM IST

    Banks gradually demanding stronger credit scores: Cibil

    During the last few years, banks have been looking for greater benchmark scores to extend loans to consumers, a Cibil official said today.

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