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RMB revolving loan facility review 2022

We all need money from time to time to cover our expenses, especially in a crisis, and credit is the only way to receive immediate cash. The RMB revolving loan is a borrowing facility that is always available and just needs to be applied for once.

The RMB revolving loan facility allows you to borrow money with a set maximum spending limit that you can use at any time. As you make repayments to the account, the money you pay back becomes available for use as you make further repayments.

There are no restrictions on the amount of cash deposited into the revolving loan account. The funds can be utilized for any form of transaction. Money can also be sent to a different bank account or transferred from one account to another.

The RMB revolving loan facility has specific application conditions. Before we go over the RMB revolving loan facility’s requirements, let’s go over what this loan is and how it operates. Below is a more in-depth look at the RMB revolving lending program.

RMB revolving loan facility summary

The RMB revolving loan facility is a credit that can be used indefinitely by clients. Borrowers must, however, repay the credit. The credit is only available to people who are over the age of 18 at the time of application. In addition, applicants must earn a minimum of R750,000.00 per year or have a net worth of R15,000,000.00.

Borrowers can select between fixed and variable interest rates on the RMB revolving loan facility, making the interest rate flexible. The prime lending rate is linked to the variable interest rate. Borrowers can only pay interest on the amount of credit that is still owed to RMB.

Regardless of whether the RMB bank account balance is R0.00, the revolving loan amount can be accessed at any moment. The revolving facility allows funds to be transferred to a third-party bank account. Money from the revolving facility can also be moved to any RMB profile account.

A shortfall protection feature is included with the revolving facility. This feature is available on both the RMB online app and the RMB website. To avoid unpaid transactions, the shortfall protection functionality allows the revolving facility to make payments to the borrower’s transactional account.

How the RMB revolving loan facility work

The RMB revolving loan facility is available through the RMB online channels, which include the RMB mobile app and the RMB website. To begin an application, one must first meet the product’s basic requirements. As a result, being over the age of 18 is required.

An underwriting process will be used to grant the RMB revolving facility. Credit verification and an income check are among the steps in the process. Self-employed individuals may also be required to submit additional documentation, such as provisional tax returns. 

A revolving loan will be issued after a successful application. The loan will be linked to your active RMB bank account, giving you access to money 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Once the facility has been granted, the account holder will not be required to reapply for credit.

The RMB revolving credit facility will be active for as long as the facility holder desires. However, if RMB believes that one is over-indebted, it can reduce the amount of credit facility issued. In addition, the client might request an increase in the revolving credit facility.

Regardless of whether the RMB bank account balance is zero, the revolving loan amount can be accessed at any moment. From the revolving facility, money can be transferred to a third-party account. Money from the revolving facility can also be transferred to any of the RMB profile’s accounts.

A shortfall protection feature is included in the revolving facility. The RMB online app or the RMB website can also be used to enable this feature. To avoid unpaid transactions, the revolving facility can use the shortfall protection feature to make payments to the borrower’s transactional account.

Advantages of the RMB revolving loan facility

  • Account-holders can choose between a variable or fixed interest rate while using the revolving loan feature.
  • Optional debt protection insurance can be purchased to cover the account’s balance used.
  • You can apply online or seek a callback using the RMB website or mobile app.
  • The funds from the revolving loan account can be moved to any other account.
  • Account-holders have full access to their credit.
  • There are no reapplications for the RMB revolving loan because it is only applied for once.

Disadvantages of the RMB revolving loan facility 

  • The revolving loan facility is not available to foreign nationals with a RMB black cheque account. 
  • One has to have a RMB current account to get the revolving loan facility. 

Requirements of the RMB revolving loan facility

  • Have a South African ID book or smart card. 
  • The latest 3-month bank statements or 3-month payslips. 
  • Be over the age of 18 years at the time of application. 
  • Be a South African citizen. 
  • Proof of residence that is not older than 3 months at the time of application. 
  • Be an RMB customer with an active RMB current account 

Conclusion 

The Rand Merchant Bank’s revolving loan facility offers a great way to have access to credit whenever you need it. The revolving loan can be utilized for any purpose, and the revolving loan account holder has no restrictions. Since this facility is exclusively available to RMB account holders, only individuals who earn at least R750,000.00 per year or have net assets of R15,000,000.00 or more can apply for the RMB black card and revolving loan facility.

The revolving loan facility is subject to an affordability assessment as well as a credit rating evaluation. As a result, one must ensure that their credit score is good. A major drawback of the revolving loan facility is that foreign nationals with a black cheque account cannot apply for the facility even if the person has a permit. 

RMB revolving loan facility review 2022

Lethabo Ntsoane

Lethabo Ntsoane holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa. He is a Financial Product commentator at Rateweb. He is an expect financial product analyst with years of experience in reviewing products and offering commentary. Lethabo majors in financial news, reviews and financial tips. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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