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5 Ways That Your Bank is Cheating You

1.) Ridiculous ATM Fees $2 just to withdraw MY 20 dollar bill? That's almost an entire tank of gas! ATM fees consistently serve as the most subtle way for consumers to fall prey to banks, and have been on the rise in recent years. 2.) Monthly Service Fees Take the…

May 12, 2018
by Admin

Time to Move to Green

Every year on Earth Day there’s a lot of talk about the environment, but we believe that to fight the climate change crisis we need to do more than come together once a year on April 22. At Aspiration, we’re committed to helping our customers “Move to Green”…

April 20, 2018
by Admin

Celebrating three years with a special offer

Three years ago this month, Aspiration welcomed our first customers. Then as now, our mission was to improve the financial lives of the members of our Aspiration community. A big part of that is bringing investing options to all. We're proud to be giving our customers access to the kinds…

March 23, 2018
by Admin

New Survey: Money and Relationships -- It's Complicated

Aspiration recently surveyed Americans on their attitudes towards money and relationships. Income is a relatively uncomfortable topic for many, although there's a sizable group of people who think money is something that just has to be part of that early relationship chemistry. While 92% of American adults with significant others…

February 12, 2018
by Andrei Cherny

Our 2017 Impact Overview

At Aspiration, we think of ourselves as a financial firm with a conscience. It’s one thing to say that, but it’s another to bring it to life in how we treat our customers, our community, and the planet. 2017 was a difficult year – with too many natural disasters…

December 22, 2017
by Lily Bowles

A Huge Step Forward

Just a few years ago we started Aspiration with the goal of providing everyone with a financial firm that they can trust to do the right thing—for them and for the world. We knew it would be a challenge. After all, we’re up against Big Banks that have…

December 12, 2017
by Andrei Cherny