Most people have a big problem with the interest rates of their loans. The interest rate of a loan is the amount that you have to pay every month. The higher the interest rate, the more you will have to pay than the amount you received.
If you are thinking about getting a loan, you need to know about these things before going for one. Here, we will go over seven tips on how to get the best loan repayment plan in the year 2022.
1. Know the Terms of the Loan
Whenever you are looking for a loan, you need to know the terms of that loan. You need to know about the terms of the loan to compare them with other lenders. You will be able to see if there are any differences in terms of loans.
This is very important since it will give you a better understanding of what kind of interest rate you will have to pay, or what kind of repayment plan you will be required to take. Many people are not aware of the loan terms, so they end up taking on a loan with a high-interest rate.
2. Read the Fine Print
Many people do not read the fine print before getting a loan. This is because they want to know about everything in detail, and do not want to miss anything. However, many people do not read the fine print before getting a loan because they are unaware of it.
You need to understand that there are certain things that you will have to pay when you get a loan. If you get a higher interest rate than what you should pay, it will be more expensive for you.
You should know about the fine print before getting a loan rather than finding out too late once the process has started.
3. Do Your Research
On the Best Loan Repayment Plan, many lenders offer a loan repayment plan that is affordable and suitable for you. If you want to get an affordable loan, you need to research the best loan repayment plan.
You can get a hold of a few different information from online sources e.g loan servicing software, as well as from your friends and family members. This will help you get the best deal because many people have used this to get a loan before.
Many lenders offer an affordable loan, but you need to know the interest rates and other things. On the other hand, if you are looking for an affordable loan and have a good interest rate, you should get a hold of it from a reputable lender.
4. Ask Others for Advice
In getting the best loan repayment plan in 2022, you need to ask other people. You can ask the people you know if they have had a similar situation and if they can get the best loan repayment plan.
You can also ask your relatives and friends. It will be better to get a loan from a friend or relative since they will not charge you interest on their loans. If you can take advantage of this, it will be easy to get the best loan repayment plan in 2022.
5. Think About Your Income
If you are not getting a good income, you need to take a low-interest rate loan. It is better to take out a loan with a low-interest rate so that your monthly payments will be less, and you will be able to pay it off as soon as possible. If you are worried about the interest rate, getting a loan with an adjustable rate is better.
6. Consider Your Credit Score
When you want to take out a loan, it is essential to consider your credit score. Your credit score will indicate how much you can afford to pay, and how much you can borrow. If you want to get a loan with a low-interest rate, it is essential to have a good credit score. You should check your credit score before applying for the best loan repayment plan in 2022.
The tips mentioned above will help you get the best loan repayment plan in 2022. You need to know about the interest rate, as well as about the loan fees and other things that are associated with the loan. You can also get a hold of a few different information from online sources.
MTN Assures Nigerians Affordable Financial Services as MoMo PSB Begins Operations
By Adedapo Adesanya
MTN Nigerian Communications Plc has announced that its fintech subsidiary, MoMo PSB Limited, has formally commenced commercial operations in the country.
In a notice on Thursday at the Nigerian Exchange, MTN said the development followed a successful pilot initiated on May 16, 2022, in commemoration of the launch of its GSM operations on May 16, 2001, and listing by introduction on the Nigerian Exchange Limited on May 16, 2019.
“Indeed, this is a key milestone in delivering the company’s Ambition 2025 strategic priorities,” the notice said.
The company said with an expansive agent network of over 166,000 active agents and digitized partnership infrastructure, MoMo PSB “is poised to enable millions of unbanked and under-banked Nigerians to access a wide range of financial service products.
“MoMo PSB will continue to scale its agent network in order to reach Nigerians across the country and remove friction from everyday payment by digitizing cash payment.
“By dialling *671# on any network, customers can open a MoMo wallet, send money to any phone number in the country and pay their bills.
“In addition, MoMo wallets in the future will enable Nigerians in the Diaspora to send money to any phone number in the country, an important feature given Nigeria’s ranking as the destination for the highest remittance inflow in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
The CEO of MTN Nigeria, Mr Karl Toriola, appreciated the support and guidance of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through the process and noted that this will help the country’s financial inclusion.
“This is an important milestone for MTN Nigeria in our mission to support the government’s drive towards financial inclusion in Nigeria. Not just for those in urban centres and markets, but also people in the rural and remote areas of the country who remain excluded from the financial system,” he stated.
On his part, MoMo PSB CEO, Mr Usoro Usoro said: “Providing easy to use, accessible and affordable financial services to all Nigerians is essential to executing the CBN’s financial inclusion strategy and digital inclusion agenda of the Minister of communications and Digital Economy.
“We look forward to playing our part and are excited about the opportunities to partner with relevant institutions across various sectors to co-create and expand access nationwide.”
This is coming on the same day that MTN’s rival, Airtel announced its subsidiary, SmartCash Payment Service Bank Limited (SmartCash PSB), has commenced operations in Nigeria.
Airtel Commences SmartCash Payment Operations in Nigeria
By Adedapo Adesanya
Airtel Africa has announced that its subsidiary, SmartCash Payment Service Bank Limited (SmartCash PSB), has commenced operations in Nigeria.
Services will initially be available at selected retail touchpoints, and operations will be expanded gradually across the country over the next few months.
Speaking on the development, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, Airtel Africa chief executive officer, said, “I am very excited to announce our commencement of operations for financial services in Nigeria through SmartCash PSB. This is the beginning of our journey to revolutionise the financial services landscape in the country.
“To help further digitise the economy, and most importantly to help bank the unbanked by reaching the millions of Nigerians who do not currently have access to financial services by delivering current and savings accounts, payment and remittance services, debit and prepayment cards and more sophisticated services.”
This is coming less than one month after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) granted the company the license to operate mobile money services in the country.
The licence will enable the telco to expand its digital financial products and reach the millions of Nigerians that do not currently have access to traditional financial services.
It will also be able to augment plans by the Nigerian Government, the CBN, and traditional financial institutions to further deepen financial inclusion in the country for the benefit of all citizens and the Nigerian economy.
Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services with a presence in 14 countries across Africa.
Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank Introduces Education Loans
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
A leading microfinance bank supporting small businesses, Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank Limited, has introduced education loans aimed to provide funding support to school owners and parents.
A statement from the small lending institution said the education loan products created for its customers are the Advans School Boost, Advans Eduloan and Advans Kiddies.
It was explained that the Advans School Boost is a product designed to provide working and investment capital for school owners, Advans Eduloan is to assist parents to pay their children’s school fees with ease, while the Advans Kiddies is high-yield savings account to help parents save towards the future of their children while still earning interest.
According to the Marketing and Communication Manager of Advans La Fayette MFB, Mr Kayode Abraham, “The process of accessing the education loans is neither rigorous nor daunting.”
“Simply visit our website: www.advansnigeria.com to complete the application form and receive the funds immediately, if eligible,” he advised.
The Project Manager of Advans La Fayette MFB, Ms Fanny Belhomme, stated that, “Advans School Boost allows school owners to access loans up to N75 million to cover school expenses. The loan has a very competitive interest rate, a flexible repayment plan and no hidden costs.
“Parents can access up to N500,000 with the Advans Eduloan, to pay their children’s school fees. The loan is easy to access, with a low-interest rate and flexible repayment plans,” she added.
The Managing Director of the lender, Mr Gaëtan Debuchy, while speaking at the unveiling of the products at the Shoregate Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos, disclosed that the firm came up with the loan packages because “we recognised that lack of finance is one of the biggest banes of education.”
“Emboldened by the fact that investment in quality education yields the best dividend, we created these products to offer solutions to the challenge. As a leading microfinance bank, we are focused on providing premium financial services to our customers,” he added.
Advans Nigeria is a member of Advans Group; a leading international microfinance group currently serving over 1.1 million clients in 10 countries including Cambodia, Cameroon, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Pakistan, Nigeria, Tunisia and Myanmar.
For more than 15 years, the bank has offered a complete range of financial services that has helped build over 4 million small businesses.
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