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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Getting Loans

Another load which is common to most of us is the credit cards. Application process for credit cards is fast but the interest rates can be high. Home equity loans are commonly known as mortgages.

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A probate loan is sometimes known as an inheritance loan which someone borrow against real estate assets which the person has not yet has access to. Pixabay

In today’s world, money plays a very important part especially when we need it to get things done. Not everyone is rich with loads of ready cash at hand. In order to have access to the amount of money needed, there are various loans in the market made available to the people in need.

 

These days, we need loans to buy a house, a car, a loan to further our studies, and a personal loan to get through the month such as paying some outstanding bills. There are four types of common bank loans and they are personal loans, credit cards, home equity loans and the small business loans.

 

Personal loans are unsecured and low in value. Lenders usually need proof of assets equal or greater than the loan requested from consumer. The interest rates are generally higher and usually takes a few days to approve the loan.

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These days, we need loans to buy a house, a car, a loan to further our studies, and a personal loan to get through the month such as paying some outstanding bills. Pixabay

 

Another load which is common to most of us is the credit cards. Application process for credit cards is fast but the interest rates can be high. Home equity loans are commonly known as mortgages. Interest rates for home equity loans are usually low. The interest rates for small business loans are flexible and the terms may vary in both value and length. Getting the approval of such loan may be difficult and the process is usually strict.

 

What happens if the application of a loan with the bank has been rejected? For those who are hard pressed for money, they usually look elsewhere such as private hard money lenders San Diego. These hard money lenders provides types of loans to real estate investors and property owners who are in need of quick and flexible funding options. Their interest rates and fees are usually competitive. Generally, hard money lenders charge high interest rates compared to the bank because they are providing loans which the bank would not provide.

A probate loan is sometimes known as an inheritance loan which someone borrow against real estate assets which the person has not yet has access to. A probate funding is a short term loan which can be an advance on your inheritance, or a loan using your inheritance as collateral. Before taking any loans e.g. probate loans, it is advisable to make sure that you understand the terms and conditions before applying for the loans.

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With a bridge loan, the borrower can buy a new home and wait for the existing home to be sold without restriction and at the same time, he or she could gain a few months free of payments. Pixabay

Another type of loan is the bridge loan. Bridge loans are temporary loans taken from bridge loan lenders to cover an interval between two transactions, usually the purchase of one house and the sale of another house. It is actually something like borrowing a down payment on the new home before they sell off their existing house. This might sound like an ideal solution but it has its risk. Before you decide to commit to a bridge loan, it is better to weigh the benefits and the drawbacks of a bridge loan.

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With a bridge loan, the borrower can buy a new home and wait for the existing home to be sold without restriction and at the same time, he or she could gain a few months free of payments. Bridge loans are usually more expensive than a home equity and the borrower must be able to quality to own two homes. Borrowers have to also consider the cost of two mortgages plus the interest for the bridge loan. 

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Indians Are Willing To Share Personal Information With Their Banks, Claims Study

"There's strong evidence that consumers in India are willing to share significant personal data to improve their lives and get very targeted services and offers"

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Data security breaches were the second-biggest concern for consumers in India, behind only feeling like their complaints were not dealt with in an acceptable manner, the findings showed. Pixabay

Seven in 10 consumers in India are willing to share personal information like location data and lifestyle information with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, a new report from Accenture said on Thursday.

At the same time, nearly four out of five consumers (81 per cent) said they are very cautious about the privacy of their personal data.

Data security breaches were the second-biggest concern for consumers in India, behind only feeling like their complaints were not dealt with in an acceptable manner, the findings showed.

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“If consumers don’t see the level of personalization, offers and products they want from their banks or insurers, they will certainly look for it elsewhere,” he added. Pixabay

“The large number of people willing to share more of their personal data for more efficient services at better prices underscore the role of digital technologies in the distribution of financial services in India,” said Rishi Aurora, a managing director at Accenture who leads its Financial Services practice in the country.

“If consumers don’t see the level of personalization, offers and products they want from their banks or insurers, they will certainly look for it elsewhere,” he added.

While 29 per cent of Indian consumers surveyed go to the physical location of their bank at least once a week, 76 per cent use their smartphones or tablets to check their bank accounts at least once a week.

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At the same time, nearly four out of five consumers (81 per cent) said they are very cautious about the privacy of their personal data. 
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Nearly 66 per cent use their devices to connect with banks/insurers to learn about products and services.

“About 67 per cent of Indian consumers said they like their bank, slightly above the 62 per cent global average,” said the report.

The data was part of Accenture’s global “Financial Services Consumer” study which was based on a survey of 47,000 consumers in 28 markets, including 2,000 consumers in India.

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“There’s strong evidence that consumers in India are willing to share significant personal data to improve their lives and get very targeted services and offers,” said Piyush Singh, a managing director at Accenture who leads its Financial Services practice in Asia-Pacific and Africa.

“There’s an ocean of opportunities emerging with data analytics and personalization, but banks and insurers also need to pay close attention to growing concerns about data privacy and security and make that a top priority as they invest in new technologies and digital services,” Singh noted.(IANS)