Porte helps customer save, reduce debt, monitor spending


Populus Financial Group, a financial products and services provider, has launched Porte, a mobile banking solution to help members work toward financial freedom, according to press release.

Porte uses its app to reduce barriers and increase how members can access their money. It provides its members real-world insights into their financial challenges and resources to help guide them to make informed financial decisions. Porte is dedicated to customer service and utilizing member feedback to develop the services, features and benefits that ensure members own their money.

With the Porte app, members have easy and reliable access to their money. Among the resources customers can receive are: a 3.00% annual percentage yield savings account on balances up to $15,000 with no monthly maintenance fees; Porte Visa Debit card; easy-to-use tools such as the Budget Tracker and True Debt Calculator to help monitor monthly spending, reduce debt and save money; access to a Porte spending account and optional savings account without a brick and mortar bank.

Additional benefits include: access to paychecks up to two days faster when enrolled in direct deposit; optional overdraft service; cash back rewards at participating retailers and real-time account alerts.

“Porte’s mission is to inspire financial freedom by giving members the right tools to own their money,” Melanie Few, Populus financial group chief marketing officer said in the release. “As a generation of Americans struggle in the maze of managing their finances and, for so many, under the burden of what seems to be never-ending debt, they need a trusted partner. Porte was built on the feedback of consumers and we are fully committed to listening to members about services, benefits and features they desire and finding ways to deliver.”

Porte accounts and services have been established in partnership with MetaBank, National Association, Member FDIC and Netspend.