Barclays US Consumer Bank has added new digital features to its mobile banking app to give its cardmembers greater level of control over credit card usage.
The new feature, dubbed Control Your Card, enables cardmembers to customise their card usage by adding spend limit and categorise it for various merchant types like restaurant, entertainment and more.
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The feature also provides customers real-time push notifications.
It will also let users to lock their stolen or lost cards from remotely with just a few clicks on a mobile device.
Barclays US Consumer Bank head of digital payments and innovation Sagar Dalal said: “Barclays is committed to offering our cardmembers innovations that take advantage of new technology to improve their financial health and simplify their lives, and these features deliver on that promise.
“From parents of college students who want to limit spending in particular categories, to the consumer who wants to exert more control over their spending at the supermarket or local watering hole, this mobile feature acts as a remote control for cards within the Barclays mobile app.”
Barclay head of customer office Mona Jantzi said: “With this technology, Barclays continues to redefine what customers should expect from banks to help them thrive, effortlessly.
“Features like SecurHold offer peace of mind, and our suite of spend control features helps our primary cardmembers control how their authorized users use their credit.”