Updated on 16 September 2019
Migros Bank was founded in 1958 by Gottlieb Duttweiler. The bank operates as a subsidiary of Migros Cooperatives Federal. As a cooperaive bank Migros Bank states good customer relationships rather than profit maximization as a goal. This allows Migros Bank to offer both private and commercial customers the most important banking services of good quality at attractive conditions.
Bank-now was founded in 2006 and now operates is a 100% subsidiary of Credit Suisse AG. Bank-now specializes in credit and leasing solutions for private persons and SME companies. The bank offers credit cards, loans, and insurance products, as well as financing for new and used cars.
Cembra Money Bank, headquartered in Zurich Altstetten, is dedicated to create financial flexibility for its customers providing "flexible solutions for individual objectives". Cembra Bank offers loans, leasing arrangements, credit cards and savings products.
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Consumer loans are secured or unsecured loans given to customers for personal, family, or household purposes or for purchase of goods and services. Unsecured consumer loans (which are not backed or secured by a collateral) are typically have higher interest rates than secured loans. In terms of repayment, consumer loans can be revolving (when a credit limit can be spent, repaid and spent again) or installment (such a loan is repaid in equal installments until the loan is paid off at the end of its term).
The table above shows essential details of selected consumer loans products offered to retail customers by the banks in Switzerland: currency, effective rate per annum and loan term in months. The consumer loans terms vary from 6 month to 7 years (84 months). The effective borrowing rates are within the range 5.90 - 9.95 %.