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Is it okay to take a personal loan to pay off credit card bills?

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Is it okay to take a personal loan to pay off credit card bills?

Credit cards have increased the spending power of people. According to a report of CredoLab, a digital credit scoring platform, credit card user base in 2019 reached 470 lakh and the market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 25 percent during 2020-2025. On account of growing trend…

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Your Money: Five tips to boost your personal loan eligibility

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Your Money: Five tips to boost your personal loan eligibility

As an unsecured personal loan does not involve any collateral, it becomes imperative for the lenders to check whether or not you fulfil the eligibility criteria. Nowadays, in times of a financial crunch, getting access to funds has become more comfortable and convenient. One of the reasons is the readily available instant personal loan from…

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Mall owner Simon Property Group to buy rival Taubman Centers in $3.6 billion deal

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Mall owner Simon Property Group to buy rival Taubman Centers in $3.6 billion deal

Taubman Centers shares skyrocketed Monday after the mall owner agreed to be bought by larger rival Simon Property Group in a deal valued at $3.6 billion. The companies said Simon plans to acquire Taubman’s stock for $52.50 a share, or a 51% premium to where Taubman shares closed on Friday. The news sent Taubman’s stock soaring up 52%…

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Square Yards Acquires Azuro To Enter Property Rental, Management Biz

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Square Yards Acquires Azuro To Enter Property Rental, Management Biz

Gurugram-headquartered proptech startup Square Yards, on Thursday (February 6), announced that it has acquired Mumbai-based rentals and property management platform Azuro. After the acquisition, the entire team of Azuro, including its cofounders, has joined Square Yards and will continue to operate with the same brand name. Speaking to Inc42, cofounder and CTO of Square Yards Vivek…

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Income Tax: Not just TDS, Form 26AS to show property, shares, MF transaction details

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Income Tax: Not just TDS, Form 26AS to show property, shares, MF transaction details

This proposed amendment will be effective from June 1, 2020 and the form and manner of the annual information statement will be prescribed by the government later separately. As the union Budget has proposed rationalisation of provisions relating to Form 26AS, taxpayers will now get a detailed information statement beyond the tax deducted at source…

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A mutual fund investor’s (5-minute) guide to Budget 2020

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A mutual fund investor’s (5-minute) guide to Budget 2020

Mutual fund industry (and investors) has got one more bad budget. To be fair to the mutual fund industry, it wasn’t expecting much from the budget this year. Most senior fund management team refused to participate in stories dealing with the budget expectations. Amfi, a nodal association of mutual funds across India, put out a 17-point wish-list, and…

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Supreme Court notice to UP on confiscating property of anti-CAA protesters

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Supreme Court notice to UP on confiscating property of anti-CAA protesters

Demonstrators and police face off during an anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) protest at Parivartan Chowk area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, December 19, 2019. (HT Photo) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Yogi Adityanath government to respond to a petition against the Uttar Pradesh administration’s move to…

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I took out a $2,000 personal loan even though I didn’t need the money, and it bumped my credit score from “good” to “very good”

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I took out a $2,000 personal loan even though I didn’t need the money, and it bumped my credit score from “good” to “very good”

In college, I worked hard to stay out of debt. I avoided taking out student loans by attending the school that offered me the best scholarship. In my mind, finances were black and white. Loans and debt were just plain bad. When I graduated, I knew it was time to start building credit. If I wanted…

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ED claims to have nailed Vadra link with London property after Dubai businessman’s arrest

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ED claims to have nailed Vadra link with London property after Dubai businessman’s arrest

New Delhi/London: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) believes it may have cracked the link between businessman Robert Vadra and a London property allegedly bought with dirty money that he has repeatedly denied owning. The reported breakthrough came with the arrest last week of controversial NRI businessman C.C. Thampi, who is alleged to have aided Vadra in investing…

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Steps to make property purchase a smooth affair

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Steps to make property purchase a smooth affair

Many experts are of the opinion that real estate is now a buyers’ market, what with falling or flat house prices and large unsold inventories.  You can make what is perhaps the most important financial decision smoother with some groundwork and due diligence on your part. A well-prepared financial plan can help you tide over the…

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Should you get a personal loan to pay off credit card debt?

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Should you get a personal loan to pay off credit card debt?

In a perfect world, no one would need to take out a loan to consolidate and pay off debt. In the real world, however, there are times when borrowing money is the only way to dig your way out. This is mostly due to high interest rates on credit cards. With the average credit card APR currently…

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Top Reasons Why you need to get a Personal Loan

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Top Reasons Why you need to get a Personal Loan

When in dire need of financial assistance, the first step is deciding how you are going to borrow money. You can opt for a home equity loan or a credit card loan. However, seeking the service of a personal loan lender would be the ideal way to get money quickly. With personal loans, you get…

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Xiaomi’s Mi Credit allows you to get a personal loan (and other top stories of the day)

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Xiaomi’s Mi Credit allows you to get a personal loan (and other top stories of the day)

Starting with smartphones, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has now ventured into the digital lending space. Earlier this month, Xiaomi launched Mi Credit in India, touting an easy application process for getting personal loans. Upon approval, the users have the option to choose the amount and the tenure of the loan. The app is available for…

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Railway property worth Rs 80 crore damaged during anti-CAA riots, to be recovered from the rioters: Railway Board Chairman

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Railway property worth Rs 80 crore damaged during anti-CAA riots, to be recovered from the rioters: Railway Board Chairman

Apart from police personnel and the public being injured in several places of the country, the anti-CAA riots perpetrated by the far-leftist brigade and the members of the Opposition has left state-owned properties worth crores being damaged. Apart from both public and private vehicles and other public properties, railway properties were also damaged by the…

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