Progress informed by the past, and inspired by the future

    • Citi pioneers new
      ways to bank.

    • Digital Banking

      Setting new standards for digital banking

      These days, the word "modern" is synonymous with "mobile" — people are using tablets and devices more than ever before. That's why Citi is creating new ways to engage with our customers while on-the-go. Citibank's mobile app offers an engaging mobile banking experience. And the Citi® News App offers investor information right at your fingertips.

      Explore these and other milestones in our
      interactive timeline
    • Interest-bearing savings accounts

      Offering interest-bearing savings
      accounts to everyone

      Banking was once reserved for the wealthy — the rest of us had mattresses. But to attract new customers, Citi pioneered the concept of paying interest on every saving account, even small ones. In 1921, you could earn compounded interest on balances as small as $5. This encouraged everyone, no matter how modest their income, to open savings accounts.

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    • 5% of the world lived in cities a century ago. Today, its 50%