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After more than 100 years of banking service in the Philippines, CitiBank is still one of the largest overseas commercial bank in the country in terms of assets, customers, revenues and domestic branches. It steadily ranks as one of the top five commercial banks in the condition of profitability and is among the top ten in terms of assets, loans and deposits.

You can choose from any of their seven credit card offers that give you a lot more than you have bargained for. If you love traveling with friends and family you can be assured of first class service anytime, all the time. It will also provide you with big discounts whi le shopping not just in the Philippines but also abroad.

Ever been embarrassed about not knowing if your balance is still enough for your purchase? Well, thanks to Citi Bank, you can now check your available balance on your credit card just by texting. They are the ones responsible for SMS banking wherein credit card holders can make charges, inquire about their existing balance and find out the amount or due dates of different bills. Citi Bank was the first to offer this kind of service in 2008.

With Citi, you can receive emails and SMS for free about your different purchases thus helps you avoid going over your credit card limit. You can even view your Rewards points plus redeem your special gifts online.

Guess what, you don’t have to suffer the thought of having to go through different processes just to get a credit card of your own. In Citi Bank, you can apply online anytime and anywhere you are.

Want more great news? You can actually acquire all your credit card statements via email in 5 business days compared to the others. You not only save on paper. You also do away with those piles of paper with your credit card statements.

All in all, Citi Bank Credit cards offer its clients the benefits of relishing a life of comfort. With varied online features with an extensive arrays of expedient and reliable services obtainable with just a click away, nothing is impossible even if you’re away from home.



Featured Credit Cards:

HSBC Red MasterCard


FEATURES:

  • No annual fee for the first year
  • 3.25% finance charge
  • Enjoy Php500 or 3% cash advance whichever is higher
  • Get loads of royal pampering with RED HOT DEALS exclusive only to Red MasterCard holders.

RCBC Black Card


FEATURES:

  • Highest credit limit
  • Peso Payment convenience (gives cardholders the option to purchase in any currency abroad and then pay in pesos when they get back home)
  • Revolving Facility (allows cardholders to pay the minimum of 5% of their total outstanding balance or P500, whichever is higher.
  • Get Cash Advance of up to 50% of your credit Limit or Php250000
  • Annual fee of Php3,600

Citibank Shell VISA


FEATURES:

  • Get the HIGHEST fuel rebate in the market with Citi Shell Visa
  • Enjoy 24/7 emergency service for Gold Card holders in making any alternate plans in any cases of emergency.
  • gency cash once in need..
  • Pay an annual fee of only Php3000 for the primary card.

Landmark – Anson’s Card


FEATURES:

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<li>Free membership for 12 months</li>
<li>Lowest monthly fee of Php80 per month</li>
<li>Earn rewards when using your cards and exchange them for free gift certificates</li>
<li>Avail of Weekly Wednesday discounts</li>
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Should you let your kid have his own credit card?

Fact: there is already an increase of teens and college students who have their own credit cards. Credit card companies now aim on the two groups since they are the ones who spend more money than adults.

Educate your child on how to manage spending with a credit card. Parents an even use instances in the present state of affairs as an example to discuss to kids the pros and cons of credit cards.

Smaller credit limits are usual with these types of cards and while it may be easy to apply for one, credit card companies charge large interest rates and fees to the teenage credit card holders.

People who are below 18 are not legitimate in obtaining credit cards without the consent of their parents. Unfortunately, some kids fill out forms and receive credit cards without the knowledge of their parents. To avoid this, talk to them and help them realize the importance of beginning a solid credit history with their first card. Emphasize that it is of utmost importance to their future.

As a parent, start by reading the guidelines with your child. Make sure you call to attention all the terms written on the fine print. Avoid coming to the rescue if the bills get way out of control. This will teach him to be responsible in handling his money. A credit card spent by a teenager and paid by his parents initiates bad credit habits

Let the child bear in mind that his credit card sho uld be used in emergencies only. Monitor ALL his spending activities. Some credit cards even allow the parents to create their own credit limit for the supplementary cards. This is very logical especially if you are too busy with your career.

Parents can help their kids spend sensibly with the correct use of credit cards. At this early stage, it is better to prepare them in the reality of life by teaching them not to abuse its benefits.