How safe is your cash?

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In today’s environment, financial security plays an important role in ensuring the safety of one’s savings and deposits. Aiming to gain a higher return on your savings/deposits is not the only criteria one should consider, more thought should be given to the security of these funds. Thus, it is important to consider a financial partner that is credible and secure. HSBC Advance is a global product that is gaining momentum with customers who are keen to grow their finances with valuable returns, whilst at the same time enjoy peace of mind with security of their cash. For aspirational and financially progressive customers, HSBC Advance offers a simple, interactive and efficient banking product that is equipped to help customers meet their financial goals. HSBC Advance customers stand to gain many advantages encompassing numerous benefits; further supporting them in every aspect of life to help make the most of today, tomorrow and the future. Some of the benefits are as follows: Dedicated HSBC Advance service counters at branches assisted by experienced banking advisers. A dedicated 24/7 call centre with skilled customer care agents. Free HSBC Advance Visa Platinum debit card and free cash withdrawals from within the PLUS network and group ATM’s worldwide. Free HSBC Advance Visa Platinum credit card with year round privileges. An overdraft facility of up to four times your monthly net salary and a setup fee waiver (with applicable terms and conditions). HSBC Advance branded cheque book. Preferential interest rates on fixed deposits and credit facilities. Recognition and access to priority services across HSBC branches worldwide. Emergency cash of up to $ 10,000 at any HSBC branch worldwide. International account opening assistance. As a financial tool that has multiple benefits for customers, the HSBC Advance VISA Platinum credit card, brings together the best offers, discounts and privileges with numerous exclusive promotions held throughout the year that range from travel and leisure, wine and dine, education, shopping to many more. Cardholders can also look forward to a world of overseas privileges through HSBC’s global Home & Away privilege program when they travel to over 40 countries. They can visit for the latest deals and offers. HSBC Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management Nilantha Bastian said: “HSBC Advance as a global banking product is able to meet the evolving needs of our diverse customers with a combination of financial tools that help them advance to the next phase of their future. These include current/savings accounts, FD’s, lifestyle loans to a Visa Platinum credit/debit card, among others. Furthermore, customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing their deposits are secure with HSBC.” In order to enter into a world of high value banking services, customers can choose from four levels of eligibility for account opening; an investment of Rs. 1 million in a fixed deposit, Rs. 250,000 in a savings/current account, obtaining  a Lifestyle Loan of Rs. 1 million or by simply remitting their monthly salary of Rs. 125,000 or more. Accountholders can also enjoy convenient banking through a range of automated banking services such as internet banking and phone banking, personalised 24/7 call centre and express banking centres located island-wide. For further details customers can log on to, contact 94 11 4 4722 43 or visit the nearest HSBC branch and start an HSBC Advance relationship.