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9 ways to easily plant trees without leaving your couch

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We've got to plant trees, but how exactly? Here are a few ideas.
We’ve got to plant trees, but how exactly? We’ve got a few ideas for you to consider. Beyond their serene beauty and calming presence, trees play a pivotal role in combating the escalating crisis of climate change. As environmental consciousness takes center stage, the significance of these leafy giants becomes ever more apparent.  According to the USDA, a mature tree can absorb 48 pounds of carbon dioxide in a year, with this remarkable capacity growing to a ton over its lifespan of around 40 years. But it’s not just the individual efforts that count. When united, trees wield extraordinary strength…

The future of banking can be better for customers and banks 

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Two men sailing thinking about banking.
Fintechs like Save are transforming the banking industry, but unique to our “Savetech” is the appeal for both banks and customers.   Banking-as-a-service, known as “BaaS,” has flourished thanks to technological advancements and regulatory changes, and we’re thankful for the BaaS partnerships that we have garnered because it allows us to bring quality banking alternatives to the marketplace.     “The days of going into a bank to open an account are gone thanks to BaaS,” said Michael Nelskyla, Founder and CEO of Save. “Customers can open a Save account entirely on their own within minutes and start earning more on their money.…

What you need to know before becoming a Save customer

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What you need to know before opening a Save account 
When deciding on opening a financial account with any firm, credibility is often of importance. Ultimately, credibility can often be found in trust signals that are linked to government-regulated memberships and a fintech’s partner network, like with Save.    As an SEC-regulated firm, we are required to abide by specific standards to ensure customers can access all of the information they may want to know about our business, but sometimes it’s hard to sort out the most critical information as a customer. To help, we’ve compiled what we think are some of the key pieces of information customers would want to…

How to better align your social consciousness with Save’s ESG portfolio

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To promote and participate in the restoration of forests, we are underwriting the planting of a tree for select ESG portfolio deposits.
In response to growing expectations that companies must show leadership in ESG, we have expanded our strategy offerings to include the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) portfolio. Assets in global sustainable funds were $2.24 trillion at the end of September, according to Morningstar Direct, and we are meeting this market opportunity with the first ESG-oriented savings program in the banking industry. The newly-launched diversified ESG portfolio comprises iShares “ESG Aware” ETFs, that seek to select and overweight ESG companies and avoid certain non-ESG assets. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance. These three categories have certain standards for a company…

University of Houston Graduate Students Join Save’s Development and Security Teams

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This summer, University of Houston students Nilesh Dikhale and Aditya Pendse will gain startup culture experience before entering their final school year.
This summer, University of Houston students Nilesh Dikhale and Aditya Pendse will work alongside the development and IT security teams, respectively, to gain startup culture experience before entering their final year in graduate school. As Save continues development on improving our systems and product offerings, Nilesh and Aditya will help the team execute our newest product offerings, including the Wealth Card and Market Savings account, and ensure they’re secure. For both University of Houston graduate students, the startup environment is an appeal because of the opportunities to own and manage a diverse range of responsibilities. More specifically, Nilesh particularly was…