How to Close Your Wells Fargo Bank Account in 6 Steps

Tired of being with a bank that let down its customers and broke their trust? You don’t have to stay. And don’t stay just because you think making a switch will be hard. If you’d like to move your business to a financial firm that puts its…

September 23, 2016
by Andrei Cherny

Dear Wells Fargo customers…

Only eight percent of Americans trust their financial institution. That was the result of a survey conducted earlier this year by the National Association of Retirement Plan Participants. When I first saw that number, my first reaction was that trust was down to the level of paid employees and blood…

September 21, 2016
by Andrei Cherny

Reinvent Your Retirement

What if you found out that, in just five minutes, you could easily save for your future, save on your upcoming taxes, and help save the planet all at the same time? You'd do it, right? Well, get ready: Opening an Aspiration IRA could make you eligible for an immediate…

March 8, 2016
by Andrei Cherny

Introducing StrengthBuilder

We all do it. Around this time, we take a look in the mirror and make a resolution: It's time to get into shape. But good intentions to work out often get overpowered by the ease of hitting the snooze button when snug under the covers on an early morning.…

January 7, 2016
by Andrei Cherny

Now You Can Invest In Your Values

You shop with a conscience when you purchase clothes, coffee, or cartons of milk. However, when it comes to investing, the conventional wisdom has held that there is a trade-off between ethics and earnings. Those days are over. Today, Aspiration is unveiling our newest product: the Aspiration Redwood Fund – a…

November 18, 2015
by Andrei Cherny

The checking account that puts customers, not greed, first

Sick and tired of Big Banks that hit their customers with outrageous and unnecessary fees and then turn around and use that money to lobby Washington for the ability to keep right on doing more of the same? If the answer is yes, there’s various actions you can take.…

December 11, 2015
by Andrei Cherny

You want to invest but you are sick of Wall Street greed? Then read this.

Wall Street works great. If you’re one of the wealthiest people in the country. But for most Americans – and for the country as a whole – the way the financial industry currently works…just isn’t working. That's why we created Aspiration -- a financial firm for the middle class…

October 29, 2015
by Andrei Cherny