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Justice Shall You Pursue #BlackLivesMatter

This March, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading, an EMT lost her life. She loved her job working in the emergency room at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, writing “Working in health care is so rewarding! It makes me so happy when I know I’ve made a…

June 4, 2020

Now is not the time to wait, it's the time to act.

The coronavirus crisis has turned the kaleidoscope of our lives. When the pieces settle, they won’t look anything like what they did before. The status quo is over. The old normal is done. There’s a new world being born right before our eyes. It’s up to us—…

April 14, 2020

Introducing Two New Ways To Save The Planet

We give Aspiration customers the power to do more with their money every day - for themselves and for the planet. We are thrilled to announce two exciting Aspiration-exclusive ways our customers can help put more of their planet-saving on autopilot. Plant Your Change™ According to a recent study in…

February 20, 2020

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

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You earn cash back rewards automatically by using your Aspiration debit card for purchases at merchants with a high Aspiration Impact Measurement (AIM) score. AIM is the feature on our mobile app that shows you your own sustainable impact score and the score of many of the places you shop…

June 9, 2020

Justice Shall You Pursue #BlackLivesMatter

This March, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading, an EMT lost her life. She loved her job working in the emergency room at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, writing “Working in health care is so rewarding! It makes me so happy when I know I’ve made a…

June 4, 2020

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*All Aspiration Spend & Save customers receive benefits including unlimited cash back with up to 5% cash back, unlimited fee-free ATM withdrawals within the Allpoint network and access to Aspiration Impact Measurement (AIM) business and personal scores. Aspiration Plus paid subscribers receive benefits including unlimited cash back with up to…

May 22, 2020

Michael Moore's 'Planet of the Humans' - Setting the Record Straight

We appreciate what the new Michael Moore produced movie 'Planet of the Humans' is doing to shine a light on the issues of how big corporations and the financial industry are helping to fuel climate change. Fighting that is part of why Aspiration exists. Unfortunately, the film’s claims about…

April 24, 2020

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Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data…

April 24, 2020

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†The Aspiration Spend Account and the Aspiration Save Account are part of a cash management account offering of Aspiration Financial, LLC (“Aspiration”), an SEC-registered broker dealer. Aspiration is not a bank. An Aspiration Save Account may be opened by itself without opening an Aspiration Spend Account. Through the Aspiration Insured…

April 16, 2020

Legal Info

†The Aspiration Spend Account and the Aspiration Save Account are part of a cash management account offering of Aspiration Financial, LLC (“Aspiration”), an SEC-registered broker dealer. Aspiration is not a bank. An Aspiration Save Account may be opened by itself without opening an Aspiration Spend Account. Through the Aspiration Insured…

April 14, 2020

Welcome to Aspiration Plus Disclaimers

†The Aspiration Spend Account and the Aspiration Save Account are part of a cash management account offering of Aspiration Financial, LLC (“Aspiration”), an SEC-registered broker dealer. Aspiration is not a bank. An Aspiration Save Account may be opened by itself without opening an Aspiration Spend Account. Through the Aspiration Insured…

April 1, 2020

Welcome to Aspiration Plus

We’ve always enabled Aspiration customers to do more with their money - for themselves and for the planet. We’re now unveiling Aspiration Plus, a new way to give Aspiration customers even more financial and planet-friendly benefits, all for just pennies a day. Upgrading to Aspiration Plus means a…

April 1, 2020

Meet the Women of Aspiration

In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, we’d like to introduce some of the women who make our mission a reality every day. Elsa Elbert VP Customer Engagement I am the Head of Aspiration's Customer Engagement team - affectionately and aptly referred to as ACE. On a day-to-day basis,…

August 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Climate change won't wait

Now that President Trump has decided to withdraw America from emissions targets set by the Paris international climate protection agreement, the question for us is what happens next? The truth is that it’s less likely than ever that government action alone will keep the planet safe for future generations.…

June 5, 2017

Americans Need Fairer Banking, not Fewer Consumer Protections

Wall Street spends big money to get their way in Washington, chalking up $2 billion in spending over the past 2015-2016 election season alone (1). The influence Wall Street has on policymakers is no secret and as a result, many Americans -- regardless of political affiliation -- think financial regulations…

May 17, 2017