How to further improve “Categories”


#1

Hey guys,

I think the :monzo: team have done a great job with categories but I think we can make it even better.

I just sent a fiver to a friend for their birthday (I’m cheap I know) so it would be good to have a “Gift” category. I also know that another requested category has been “Charity/Fundraising” and I’m a little surprised that it hasn’t been implemented as a catergory as yet.

Can we come up with other suggestions for catergory and don’t be afraid to have a healthy debate if you think a suggestion is already covered.


#2

Anyone? :slightly_frowning_face:


(Chris Green) #3

I would like a dedicated category for ATM withdrawals. The current catch-all “Finances” category doesn’t work for me. I need a dedicated category to keep on top of cash withdrawals and another one for electronic transfers in/out of my account. Its very helpful to see those separately.

Definitely need a “Gift” category. Also one for “Charity”.

Finally, I’d like a dedicated category for “Digital Services”. For me this would cover everything from my Apple iCloud subscription to my Flickr Pro sub, rather than just sticking them in with “Bills”.


(Herp Derp) #4

I highly doubt that Monzo will change the categories seeing as we now have the world famous #Tags to use.

Shame really as I would like better categories


#5

Tags don’t really integrate properly into the “Spending” tab though does it?


(Herp Derp) #6

#ATM

#Gift

#Charity


(Herp Derp) #7

No idea, I don’t use them.


#8

Great idea!


(Chris Green) #9

Yeah - the #tags are a load of crap sadly - useless compared to the actual categories as they don’t integrate properly in the spending tab.


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