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Should coronavirus affected persons take interest-free loan from CareCover?

Should coronavirus affected persons take interest-free loan from CareCover?

The company provides pre-approved medical loan via loan card to all Indian residents of age 21 to 60 years at an annual fee of Rs 999 (inclusive of taxes). The annual fee for the loan card is paid upfront.

'Arogya Sanjeevani' insurance policy to cover Covid-19

'Arogya Sanjeevani' insurance policy to cover Covid-19

Customers have the option of taking coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh — in which case the rough cost is about Rs 5,000 (there are a few insurance companies pricing it a few hundred rupees above this).

Opting for EMI moratorium? Be ready to pay more

Opting for EMI moratorium? Be ready to pay more

Borrowers have been advised to give instructions in advance to stall the debit, even if they have no money because the bank where they have their savings account might charge them for failure of standing instruction.

Coronavirus and career: How to balance your life when working from home

Coronavirus and career: How to balance your life when working from home

It is crucial to establish work rules and avoid social isolation to crack your work from home situation and these five simple pointers will help you achieve this very balance.

Kotak Mahindra Bank loan EMI moratorium: Terms, charges

Kotak Mahindra Bank loan EMI moratorium: Terms, charges

Here is a look at the details Kotak Mahindra Bank's moratorium on loan EMIs. These are details as published on the bank's website.

Punjab National Bank loan EMI moratorium: Here's all you need to know

Punjab National Bank loan EMI moratorium: Here's all you need to know

Here is a look at the details Punjab National Bank's (PNB) moratorium on loan EMIs. These are details as published on the bank's website.

Tax saving deadline extended for FY2019-20: Here's how it impacts you

Tax saving deadline extended for FY2019-20: Here's how it impacts you

The government has extended the last date for tax saving for FY2019-20 from March 31, 2020 to June 30, 2020.

ICICI Bank moratorium on debit card EMIs: All questions answered

ICICI Bank moratorium on debit card EMIs: All questions answered

ICICI Bank, along with issuing details on availing the moratorium on loans and credit card dues, also issued a set of FAQs on moratorium for equated monthly instalments (EMIs) taken on debit cards.

ICICI Bank loan EMI moratorium: How it works and the charges

ICICI Bank loan EMI moratorium: How it works and the charges

Here is a look at the details of ICICI Bank's moratorium on loan EMIs. These are details as published on the bank's website.

HDFC Bank loan EMI moratorium: Terms, conditions and charges

HDFC Bank loan EMI moratorium: Terms, conditions and charges

Here is a look at the details of HDFC Bank's moratorium on loan EMIs. These are details as published on the bank's website.

SBI loan EMI moratorium: All you need to know

SBI loan EMI moratorium: All you need to know

Here is a look at the details of the country's largest lender, State Bank of India's (SBI) moratorium on loan EMIs. These are details as published on the bank's website.

Coronavirus impact: Donation to PM CARES Fund eligible for 100% tax deduction

Coronavirus impact: Donation to PM CARES Fund eligible for 100% tax deduction

The date for making various investment/payment for claiming deduction under Chapter-VIA-B of the I-T Act, which includes section 80C (LIC, PPF, NSC, etc), 80D (mediclaim), 80G (donations), has been extended to June 30, 2020.

ICICI Bank credit card dues moratorium: How it works and the charges

ICICI Bank credit card dues moratorium: How it works and the charges

ICICI Bank, along with issuing details on availing the moratorium on loans, also issued a set of FAQs on moratorium for credit card dues.

EMI moratorium: Missing two instalments may add 10 months to your loan

EMI moratorium: Missing two instalments may add 10 months to your loan

Missing two instalments could extend your loan by 6-10 months.

7 tips to make work from home easy

7 tips to make work from home easy

RBI's loan EMI moratorium proposal for borrowers: Here's all you need to know

RBI's loan EMI moratorium proposal for borrowers: Here's all you need to know

Sunil Mehta, Chief Executive, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)answers some common questions regarding the 3-month moratorium on loans announced by the Reserve Bank of India

PSU banks announce loan EMI moratorium for customers via tweets

PSU banks announce loan EMI moratorium for customers via tweets

Lenders like Punjab and Sindh Bank, PNB, Canara Bank have announced EMI loan deferment via Twitter.

Coronavirus impact: Banks revise branch timings, push use of digital transactions

Coronavirus impact: Banks revise branch timings, push use of digital transactions

Indian banking services, apart from basic payment and transfer operations, are likely to come to a halt as lenders impose restrictions on the movement of employees and their interaction with customers to protect them from Covid-19.

Moratorium on loan EMIs, credit card dues will have an interest cost

Moratorium on loan EMIs, credit card dues will have an interest cost

People have a lot of misconceptions about what has been promised. Keep these things in mind when you make financial decisions basis the announcements in the relief package.

COVID 19 impact: IRDAI asks insurers to allow travel insurance policies' extension sans charges

COVID 19 impact: IRDAI asks insurers to allow travel insurance policies' extension sans charges

The option to extend dates without extra charges will come as a relief for those policyholders who have or will now have to reschedule their air ticket bookings due to the strict lockdown measures announced by the government amid coronavirus outbreak

Expired driving licenses to remain valid till June 30, 2020

Expired driving licenses to remain valid till June 30, 2020

This would mean that if you have a driving license, the validity of which expires on April 5, 2020, then your driving license would remain valid till June 30.

These banks have cut interest rates on loans

These banks have cut interest rates on loans

For instance, Bank of Baroda announced that it has reduced its repo-linked lending rate (BRLLR) by 75 bps with effect from March 28, 2020.

Cash on delivery payment option suspended on Amazon, Flipkart, 1MG

Cash on delivery payment option suspended on Amazon, Flipkart, 1MG

These online ordering and delivery platforms have temporarily suspended the COD payment option to minimize the risk of spreading of coronavirus infection and to ensure the practice of social distancing.

ICICI Bank launches banking services on WhatsApp: Here's all you need to know

ICICI Bank launches banking services on WhatsApp: Here's all you need to know

Any ICICI Bank savings account customer, who is also on WhatsApp, can access this service. Further, customers carrying only a credit card of the bank can use this service to 'Block/Unblock' their card.

Transunion Cibil says data reporting to be in line with moratorium guidelines

Transunion Cibil says data reporting to be in line with moratorium guidelines

"We would work closely with our member banks and credit institutions to define the data reporting framework basis (after) the announcements made by the RBI Governor, so that during the moratorium period there is no adverse impact on the credit histories and CIBIL Score of borrowers," the company.

CBDT likely to soon notify tax compliance relaxations

CBDT likely to soon notify tax compliance relaxations

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had last week announced several relaxations in compliances including under the income tax.

Coronavirus health insurance policies: 5 things to keep in mind

Coronavirus health insurance policies: 5 things to keep in mind

Coronavirus-specific insurance policies are being launched by insurers. Here are important points to know about the coverage and conditions.

Coronavirus crisis: Not sure if you should continue with equity investments? Read this

Coronavirus crisis: Not sure if you should continue with equity investments? Read this

The long-term returns from equity investments tend to beat inflation. The ability of equity to earn a higher return comes from the businesses being able to use borrowed funds, invest them in assets and earn a return that is higher.

Money and relationships: During coronavirus, here's how to help others without hurting your finances

Money and relationships: During coronavirus, here's how to help others without hurting your finances

Many people are in distress due to the impact of coronavirus, financial or otherwise. Such situations are entirely beyond one's control. Here’s how you can help family or friends who ask for assistance during the current crisis without hurting your own finances.

Coronavirus lockdown: What's the future of your company? Use this time to up career skills

Coronavirus lockdown: What's the future of your company? Use this time to up career skills

The ongoing all-India lockdown could be lifted after 21 days or get extended. If the latter happens, the economy will get worse and firms may have to shut shop. Here's how you can achieve career growth even in a lockdown, as you preprare for things to swing either way.

Coronavirus online scams: How to protect your data and device

Coronavirus online scams: How to protect your data and device

Riding on the rise in online search about Coronavirus, e-mails and websites are being used to steal your data. The theft of information takes place either through malware dropped on to the device or ransomware circulated as part of a mobile app.

Coronavirus and stock market: How to make the market crash work for you

Coronavirus and stock market: How to make the market crash work for you

Is market entering the bear phase good news for investors? Market experts certainly think so.

Use this stock market crash to build a portfolio of quality stocks. Here's how

Use this stock market crash to build a portfolio of quality stocks. Here's how

Previous market crashes have shown that stocks that lead the uptick before the peak are usually the ones that correct the most. In the 2000 rout, tech stocks took a beating while many industrials suffered in 2008.

Coronavirus lockdown: 3 ways households can lend a financial helping hand to the underprivileged

Coronavirus lockdown: 3 ways households can lend a financial helping hand to the underprivileged

Without a community that respects the services of workers, and chips in to support by way of demand where possible, subsidy where needed, lending where feasible, and charity without loss of self-respect, how would we protect the vulnerable?

To benefit from stock market turmoil, NPS investors should increase equity allocation

To benefit from stock market turmoil, NPS investors should increase equity allocation

Since NPS is a long-term retirement product, maintaining the asset allocation is the best strategy. However, it makes sense to add more equity (or going overweight on equities) in times like this.

Coronavirus impact: Don't panic buy, instead focus on identifying the better stock bets

Coronavirus impact: Don't panic buy, instead focus on identifying the better stock bets

Do not panic buy, since we are deep into a blind knee-jerk territory right now. This inevitably will again turn into a selling panic as something else happens tomorrow morning and back again in a couple of days.

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