With Tellus, your money is within hand’s reach. Every dollar you deposit is backed by real assets - not stock or crypto. To date, Tellus has met every payment obligation and our expert customer service team is here to assist whenever you need to speak with a human.
Ending balance on $5,000 over 10 years
Bank of America
JP Morgan Chase
Wells Fargo & Co
*Above interest rates are accurate as of September 1, 2022.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tellus?
Tellus is a smart savings platform powered by real estate. We reward our users with powerful savings solutions that pay up to 34x† more than traditional savings accounts. Tellus provides tenant and landlord technology and services that support seamless rental operations.
What are the benefits of using Tellus?
Tellus supercharges your rewards with interest income generated by residential real estate lending. Your interest is paid out daily and your money can be pulled out at any time. Your cash is not exposed to the volatility of the crypto or stock markets. There is no cap on your rewards. Tellus charges no fees for the use of its products. Our customer success team offers amazing live service via in-app chat.
What are the best ways to use Tellus?
We recognize that each individual will have unique savings and income goals. Tellus can be used to save for everything from a rainy day fund to saving for your down payment on a house. You can use our smart savings platform to accelerate the growth of your emergency fund by applying Boosts, daily. Take advantage of our Stacks feature to put aside regular savings for specific goals. Use our Vault feature when you have an extended time horizon that you are targeting. For all your property management needs, Tellus provides a seamless mobile solution to managing your high-value residential real estate assets, securing solid tenant relationships and collecting rent electronically.
What are the best options for earning passive income?
Passive income is income that requires little-to-no effort to earn and maintain. Taking advantage of a high yield cash account like Tellus Boost is a great and simple way to earn a rewarding passive income.
How do I fund my Tellus account?
From within the Tellus app, you can initiate an ACH transfer to fund your Tellus account from a linked bank account. Alternatively, you can also send funds via ZelleⓇ or make a wire transfer directly from your bank account (via your bank's website or mobile app).
How can Tellus help me save?
Tellus offers different savings products that can help you save in different ways. Our Boost Account offers the ability to supercharge your rewards every day. Stacks will allow you to customize and organize your savings around specific savings target categories. Our Reserve Account feature can help jumpstart your savings up to a small capped amount, and Vaults will help you reach those longer term goals with their higher reward APYs.
Where can I learn more about Tellus and how it works?
Please check out our ‘How it Works’ page. If you have more questions, contact us or reach out to our customer success team via in-app chat.