From paying your bills till asking questions about your financial situation. Almost anything your bank can do for you can be done online. Say bye to traffic jams, inconvenient opening hours and waiting lines at your local bank branch and say hi to a digital banking account.
Cancel your paper bank statements
When you switch from paper to digital statements, you can take advantage of convenient, secure and time-saving access to your statements and transactions, allowing you to keep track of your spending and balances any time you need to. If we all switch to digital statements we will save millions of trees and huge amounts of transportation emissions.
Pay household bills online
It’s also quick and convenient. A recent study shows that if only every US household received electronic statements, it could save 18.5 million trees, 2.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases 1.7 billion pounds of solid waste per year.
Save money in a ‘green’ deposit
It’s an easy and fast opportunity to do something green while saving money. In many countries you even get a tax discount for having a ‘green’ savings account.
Invest in renewable energy
It’s no secret that global energy demand continues to rise. At the same time the demand for renewable energy sources is exploding. Make sure to visit a financial advisor to find the best opportunity for you.
Work towards a ‘green’ retirement
Take a look at your pension investments. Choose to invest in ‘green’ things such as renewable energy and organic food production.
Switch to a greener bank
Take a look at the policy and investments of your bank. Do they use your money to invest in things the environment is not happy about such as fossil fuels? Switch to a bank with better manners. A good example is Triodos Bank. They use your money to invest in fair trade, renewable energy and organic food production.learn more