Headquartered in Manhattan, New York, Citi or Citigroup Inc. offers multinational banking and financial services throughout the world. It was founded almost 2 centuries back in 1812. In terms of asset, it is currently the third largest bank in the United States. Citigroup survived the tremors of 2008 global financial crisis resulting from the bankruptcy of Lehmann Brothers. At the time, it was the world’s largest financial services network. Even now, Citigroup has employee strength of 243,000.
The range of financial services covers almost all the sectors of daily life whether it is a student loan or a business account. However, Citi is also famous for its wide range of credit cards (See Citicards.com). The credit cards are designed to cater the assorted needs of customers. To facilitate credit card bill payments, Citi offers online platform to do so. Here is the guide to assist you pay credit card bills.
Go to the official website of Citi (citi.com). In the left side, you will see two drop down boxes. The upper box is to select the account for which you wish to login. Click on it, and select Credit Cards.
You will be taken to the Citicards.com which is the login page for credit cards. If you wish to skip a step, you can directly visit this website by entering Citicards.com in your browser. You can also select your Citibank country for a better online experience.
Signing Into Citi
The new page is dedicated for Citi credit card users. In the left side, there is the login area, enter your login credentials; that is, user ID and password. You can also go directly to the page you wish by selecting an option Take me to… drop down box.
You can go directly to account home, account activity, make a payment, balance transfers, credit limit increase, or balance transfer status. For our purposes, select make a payment to pay your credit card bill. Click on the blue button titled Sign On and you are ready to make the payment.
If you don’t have an account, click on Activate a New card or Register to create an account for your Citi credit card.
Paying Citi bill
Now, enter the amount you wish to pay. Set the payment date you wish to pay the bill. Click on the blue button titled Next. The next page will ask for the verification and authenticity of your payment information before finalizing the pay.
Citi offers a range of credit cards. The benefits and features also vary with every credit card. Cards comes in different categories like 0% intro APR cards, reward cards, travel cards, cash back cards, balance transfer cards, business cards, etc. The good news is any of these cards can be used to access Citicards.com online account.
Make a payment option in your Citi credit card account can also be used to pay for other services as well. Here are other thinks which Citibank recommends:
- Sign up for paperless statements to reduce the risk of identity theft.
- report any kind of fraudulent or misleading emails to the bank to ensure safety
- Also avoid using mobile devices for banking since mobile and tablets are new technology, and hence, not perfectly immune.
- Practice safe social networking and DO NOT share your account details with anyone