NEWS & ADVICE : CREDIT CARDS
DCB's new offer: Credit card now linked to FD
By Ankit Sharma
Oct 17, 2011
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Private sector lender Development Credit Bank has come up with a new credit card which allows benefits of credit as well as returns of fixed deposit.

Its new offering, the DCB PayLess credit card is linked to a fixed deposit account thereby bringing dual benefits to the customer.

According to Mr Abhijit Bose, Group Senior Vice-President and Head - Retail, MSME Assets and Cards business, Development Credit Bank, "We are launching this card primarily for the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSME) segment, but even housewives, self-employed, and so on, can avail themselves of this product."

The eligibility criteria for the card requires the customer to set up a fixed deposit account of atleast Rs 25000 value.

Bose added that, "If they place a deposit with the bank, 90 per cent credit is loaded on the card."

The card would have a repayment period between 15-45 days. Interest rate applicable will be 24%.

Penalty for late payment would be Rs 100.


 


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