What is a Loan? and What are the types of loans you can avail from the bank?

Loan is something that is borrowed, especially a sum of money that is expected to be paid back with interest after an agreed time period. Most common amongst them are:

  1. Personal Loan- Loan does not require collateral or security and is offered with minimal documentation by banks and financial institutions.
  2. Home Loan– It is an amount an individual borrows from a financial institution like banks etc for purchase or construction of a house.
  3. Vehicle Loan- It is a loan that allows you to purchase four or two wheelers (any vehicle) for personal or commercial use.
  4. Education Loan– It is an unsecured loan that is borrowed from financial institutions to pay for higher studies. 
  5. Gold Loan– It is a secured loan taken against gold.
  6. Business loan– It is a loan specifically taken for business purposes. It is a sum of money that the company has to pay as per Terms & conditions.