CitiBank offers convenience, rewards, security and special services to its customers. CitiBank is one of the leading financial institutions to offer easy accessibly to accounts through different means such as an iPad, smart phones, and even through apps. They provide many ways of contact and for those who are avid tweeters, CitiBank offers exclusive tweeting capabilities.

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CitiBank proves they never sleep by providing 28,000 ATMs nationwide so that you can have access to your money when you need it. CitiBank is also partnered with 7-Eleven® and allows individuals to deposit checks in select 7-Eleven® stores.

Citi® ThankYou® Rewards exist to compensate those who are active CitiBank customers. Points are earned each month based on the specific checking account package and/or the number of eligible products and services one has. It is worth redeeming these points because CitiBank offers appealing rewards such as books, music, and cash.

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Checking Accounts: CitiBank offers attractive checking accounts because of the low minimum opening deposits which range from $0 to $500. For a basic checking account, then their Basic Checking is the best option. If looking to invest or to gain interest, then you might want to consider higher rates somewhere else. The best checking account they offer is Citigold® however it does have a high service charge if the $50,000 minimum balance is not met.

Savings Accounts: Both of the savings accounts CitiBank offers require a $100 minimum opening deposit. Their Day-to-Day Savings account is appealing because it automatically receives a 0.10 APY and to avoid the service charge, which varies by package, $500 must be kept in the account at all times. CitiBank also has a CitiBank® Savings Plus Account which has tiered interest rates and no minimum monthly balance. A checking account is not required for either of these accounts.

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Some things in life are a sure thing and that is how Citibank likes to offer their CDs. With theirCDs, you are guaranteed a highly competitive interest rate and a wide selection of terms. Citibank understands that having your money tied up is a precious decision and thus rewards those with CDs by giving monthly ThankYou® Points.

Citibank CDs – California – as of 7/8/2011

A minimum opening deposit of $1,000 is required for CDs opened online.
Interest is paid monthly or at maturity for all CDs with terms of one year or less
Interest is paid monthly for all CDs with terms greater than one year

Citibank – California – CD Rates – as of 7/8/2011

3 & 4 month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY

5, 6, 7 & Option CD month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY

8 & 9 month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.25% Interest Rate – 0.25% APY

10, 12, & 13 month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate 0.30% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY

18-month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate 0.40% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY

2-year term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.50% Interest Rate 0.50% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.50% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY

30-month term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.60% Interest Rate 0.60% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.60% Interest Rate – 0.60% APY

3-year term:

  • Below $10,000 – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.90% Interest Rate 0.90% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.90% Interest Rate – 0.90% APY

4-year term:

  • Below $10,000 – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 1.34% Interest Rate 1.35% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 1.34% Interest Rate – 1.35% APY

5-year term:

  • Below $10,000 – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 1.49% Interest Rate 1.50% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 1.49% Interest Rate – 1.50% APY

TermsThis product can help you earn monthly ThankYou Points as long as it’s linked to a checking account enrolled in Citi® ThankYou® Rewards. CDs renew automatically at maturity for the same term you initially selected. In addition, the amount you have on deposit will receive the rate in effect at the time your CD matures.

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Savings accounts offered by Citibank offer a wide variety of features and tools to get you where you need to be. They offer different types of savings account designed to meet your basic needs or to increase your money.

Citibank offers anytime, anywhere account access with availably through financial centers and ATMs, Citibank® Online, Citi MobileSM, and CitiPhone Banking®. Find Chase CD Rates.

Citibank Day-to-Day Savings – California – as of 7/8/2011

  • No checking account required
  • $100 minimum opening deposit
  • Can help earn monthly ThankYou®Points as long as it’s linked to a checking account enrolled in Citi®ThankYou® Rewards
  • Requires a $500 balance to avoid a monthly fee however the monthly fees for your Day-to-Day Savings account can be waived, if you live in a household that has another Citibank account that meets the combined average balance requirements to avoid monthly fees. Also, if there is a Citigold® Account in the household, the Day-to-Day Savings monthly fees will be waived automatically

Citibank Day-to-Day Savings Rate – California – as of 7/8/2011

  • 0.10 Interest Rate & 0.10% APY

Citibank® Savings Plus Account – California – as of 7/8/2011

  • No checking account required
  • $100 minimum opening deposit
  • You may be able to earn a premium rate with a linked checking account in the Citigold® Account Package
  • Can help earn monthly ThankYou®Points as long as it’s linked to a checking account enrolled in Citi®ThankYou® Rewards

Citibank® Savings Plus Account Rates – California – as of 7/8/2011

  • Below $10,000 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate 0.30% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 –0.30% Interest Rate –0.30% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.30% Interest Rate – 0.30% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.35% Interest Rate – 0.35% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.35% Interest Rate – 0.35% APY

Citibank Ultimate Savings Account – California – as of 7/82011

  • No checking account required
  • $25,000 minimum deposit
  • No monthly service fee when held as a stand-alone account
  • Only available online or by phone
  • Can help earn monthly ThankYou®Points as long as it’s linked to a checking account enrolled in Citi®ThankYou® Rewards

Citibank Ultimate Savings Account Rates – California – as of 7/8/2011

  • Below $10,000 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – 0.25% Interest Rate 0.25% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 –0.30% Interest Rate –0.30% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – 0.35% Interest Rate – 0.35% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – 0.40% Interest Rate – 0.40% APY

TermsSeparate enrollment of consumer checking account in Citi® ThankYou® Rewards required; eligibility, qualifying products and services and participation subject to terms, conditions and restrictions.

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Earn more with aCitibank money market account by making bill payments, debit card purchases or direct deposits. They reward you with a high interest rate if the balance in your savings is substantially large by accelerating the APY as high as 0.10% based on average monthly balance and qualified activities linked in your checking account.

In order to receive the accelerated rate for your balance, you must complete one of the following:

  • 3 or more qualifying bill payments with a combines total of at least $25
  • 7 or more qualifying non-PIN purchases using your Citibank debit card or one direct deposit
  • Set up Auto Save to make regular transfers from checking to your Savings Plus account

Citibank® Premier Money Marker Account – California – 7/8/2011

  • $1,000 minimum opening deposit
  • Need to have or open a linked checking account
  • Apply online, by phone or at a Citibank branch
  • The balance in your Premier Money Market Account can help you avoid monthly service fees for your account package
  • Can help earn monthly ThankYou®Points as long as it’s linked to a checking account enrolled in Citi®ThankYou® Rewards

Citibank® Premier Money Marker Account Rates – California – 7/8/2011

  • Below $10,000 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $10,000-$24,999.99 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $25,000-$49,999.99 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $50,000-$99,999.99 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $100,000-$499,999.99 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $500,000-$999,999.99 – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $1,000,000+ – BASE: 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY – ACCELERATED: 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY

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Citibank’s motto for mortgages is: “Like life, they should be on your terms.” There is a wide range of mortgages to choose from with Citibank all offering competitive rates. Personal assistance is provided every step of the way, from the day you apply to the day you close!

Citibank offers a variety of mortgage finance options and benefits such as:

  • Homebuyer’s Advantage – Save up to $15,000 by reducing your interest rate or closing costs.
  • On-Time Closing Guarantee – Citibank will close on time or give you $1,500

Citibank – Fixed-Rate Mortgages – as of 7/8/2011

  • 30-yr fixed – 4.625% Interest Rate – 4.913% APR – 0.875 points
  • 15-yr fixed – 3.750% Interest Rate – 4.161% APR – 0.625 points

Current rates apply as follows:

  • Single Family Primary Residence
  • Excellent credit
  • A Loan-to-Value of 80%
  • Property located in California
  • 60-day lock period

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