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What Should I Do With My Money?

This is a question we all ask ourselves at some point, whether it is after your first job in high school or getting a big promotion. Unfortunately personal finance is not part of the standard school curriculum. Most of us are forced to learn Money 101 from the school of…

January 16, 2015

Dear Friend

Dear Friend - Since Aspiration launched in November, there’s been an overwhelming response to the revolutionary new approach we’re bringing to the world of investing. Here’s what people are saying: But the most overwhelming response has been from the members of our Aspiration community. They are excited…

January 11, 2015

Seven Moments To Make Your Day Brighter

Here are seven moments that will make your day brighter, and maybe inspire you to do your own random act of kindness. Let's all give back so we can all move forward! SEE ALSO: Top 10 Social Good Christmas Gifts That Give Back **1) [Couple Surprises Waitress With The 'Best…

December 23, 2014

The Best Business and Investment Books To Buy As A Gift

Let's face it, sometimes it's hard to find that "perfect" gift for a loved one. Well, if you are still searching for the ideal present for your business-minded mom, dad, friend, or associate, don't panic. SEE ALSO: Top 10 Social Good Christmas Gifts That Give Back We've gathered…

December 20, 2014

Top 10 Social Good Gifts That Give Back

Why not buy a gift that will not only bless a loved one, but a person in need as well? SEE ALSO: Hot Dogs and Disruptive Innovation: My First Few Weeks at Aspiration Here are ten gifts that let you give and give back all at the same time: Buy…

December 19, 2014

Hot Dogs and Disruptive Innovation: My First Few Weeks at Aspiration

I moved to Los Angeles from New York City on October 30th of this year armed with two large suitcases filled to the brim with only the essentials: clothes, toiletries, cell phone chargers and a full-body sized hot dog suit in preparation for my first L.A. Halloween. I arrived…

December 11, 2014

Here We Go

Thank you for visiting Aspiration. Rather than writing a blog post for this launch day, I thought I’d share an email I sent tonight to our team. All of us at Aspiration are excited about getting to work and want to make sure our company is getting better every…

November 10, 2014

Aspiration “Democratizing Financial Services” — TechCrunch

October 20, 2014 “In November Cherny will launch Aspiration Partners LLC, a company which aims to democratize broad swaths of the financial services industry by giving middle class investors access to investment products that had previously only been available to the wealthiest Americans… …Sanberg has come on board as an…

October 20, 2014

Organizing a Revolution

I never thought that I'd get the chance to work for a company like Aspiration. I spent five years working at some of the biggest financial firms in New York, but came to realize that too often Wall Street works for those with the deepest pockets while ignoring everyday investors.…

August 11, 2014

Building a Beginning

The very rich, wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, “are different from you and me.” That may or may not be true, but what is definitely true is this: The very rich in America invest in very different ways than everyone else. Aspiration was born to change that: to be an investment…

August 11, 2014

Divesting Your Dollars From Fossil Fuels

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Put your money where your mouth is.” But for too long, environmental champions had little choice but to bank or invest with big financial institutions that put their short-term profit before both people and the environment. The big banks take their customers’ deposits and…

March 8, 2014

Reformation Top Giveaway Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ENTRANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE AN ASPIRATION CUSTOMER TO BE ELIGIBLE. The following Sweepstakes Official Rules (“Official Rules”) apply to your participation in the Aspiration Face Mask Instagram Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) offered by Aspiration…

May 22, 2022