Loan and Financing



Mortgage Life Insurance is an insurance that loan owner purchase when buying a property. It is designed to settle the outstanding loan balance in the event that the borrower dies or suffers from total and permanent disability (TPD) prior of settling the loan.

Basically there are two types of mortgage life insurance that are available in the market. There are Mortgage Reducing Term Assurance (MRTA) or Mortgage Decreasing Term Assurance (MDTA) and Mortgage Level Term Assurance (MLTA).

The table below shows the different between MRTA/MDTA and MLTA

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Currently, in the market there are two most widely known Property Financing. There are Term Loan and Flexi Loan. But for many of people, they have no idea what are the different between them & which one to choose when buying a property. Actually, in addition to Term Loan and Flexi Loan, there is a hybrid product called Semi-flexi Term Loan. This will make the confusion even worse.

In terms of interest calculation between Term Loan, Flexi Loan or semi-flexi Term Loan, actually no different between them. All of them use the same principal where interest is calculated base on principal balance. Nowdays, most of the Property Financing or Mortgage loan are based on “daily rest” calculations. In simple word interest is calculated daily based on the outstanding balance.

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Why it’s not always cost efficient to use personal loan to clear credit card debt

The subject matter has become a common scenario among credit card debtors. Taking a personal loan to settle credit card sales method has also been adopted by banks in pushing their personal loan product. But is that wise? Key question – is the total sum paid to settle the personal loan actually less than the sum which would otherwise be paid to settle the credit card debts?

For that, a few factors need to considered. Firstly, the tenor; while credit cards have an indefinite tenor with a minimum of 5% of outstanding balance to be paid, a personal loan offers a range of between 1-7 years for repayment. This sounds better. Secondly, and more importantly, what is the actual annual interest rate of the personal loan (which differs from the nominal fixed rate quoted for personal loan) as compared to the annual interest rate of the credit card, which is about 18%?

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MortgageKLIBOR Home Financing From Standard Chartered Bank Standard Chartered Bank revolutionises consumer lending with a new concept of Home Loan or Financing called MortgageKLIBOR.

MortgageKLIBOR is the FIRST conventional home loan that is pegged to KLIBOR which is consistently lower than Base Lending Rate (BLR) from past history. With lower financing rate consumer would potentially enjoy greater savings.

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