Missing CCs

The day I bid Bahrain goodbye was the day I’ve given up my credit cards. I had one (Visa) with Citibank and two (Visa and Master) with Standard Chartered Bank.

At first, I was hesitant to apply but on the other hand I thought it would be helpful having at least one, you know in case of emergency. I ended up having three LOL! There were promotions offered actually during the time when I applied for the two cards with Standard Chartered Bank-Bahrain. There were no fees to pay. I just had to submit all the necessary requirements and that was it! And when I had it, I tried it right away nyahahaha! My first purchase on credit was an AC. It was just in time, summer was approaching and I had to move to another empty flat. AC was just one of the necessities. If not for my credit cards, I’d be broke for a month.

Oh! I had fun swiping and swiping and swiping until…. my first bill came. I felt sad upon seeing the minimum due amount hehehe! Then, I realized that I should slow down in the next few months. But you know what, I did not. Ouch! That’s why when I decided to leave Bahrain for good, I had to suffer settling 3 credit cards at one time. That was only the time when the words “spend wisely” came to my mind. *sigh*

Um… well… no regrets! I had real fun using it and they’ve been very helpful to me and my ambitious eyes anyways. Missed you, CCs!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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