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How rolling over credit card balance can jeopardise your financial health

Instead, make use of EMIs and personal loans to repay credit card bills. If your dues are very high, go for secured loans

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Credit Card | Personal Finance

Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 

HDFC Bank, the market leader in credit cards, has hiked the finance charge (interest charged on rolled-over balance), late payment fee, and minimum over-limit fee from September 1, 2020. The spike in these rates, which are already quite high, has made it all the more essential for borrowers to exercise extra caution in handling their card dues.

The bank has increased the finance charge from 41.88 per cent to 43.20 per cent on most of its credit cards. The late payment fee has been raised for all credit cards (except Infinia) from Rs 950 to Rs 1,100 for credit card bill amounts of Rs ...

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First Published: Wed, September 16 2020. 15:45 IST
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