Improve customisation of repeating payment periods

When enabling the ‘Repeating payment’ toggle on subscriptions, there is currently the option to choose from 7 options, i.e. every day, every week, every 2 weeks etc.

However, for a couple of my subscriptions I require an option for every 6 months, which is not in the list.

If this could be added that would be great, or even better, why not add a ‘Custom’ option to the list, that then allows users to choose whether we want day/week/month, and how many? This would then account for pretty much everyone’s recurring payments.

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What I’d love is for this (and the scheduled transfer functionality) to work like calendar apps which are pretty good at setting up robust but configurable repeating appointments. (It’s not an appointment but the logic is the same, I think!)

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I imagine this is similar to how reminders apps typically work? Like they tend to give you two carousels. A number and a quantifier such as minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, etc. If so this is exactly the sort of functionality I’d love to see. The underlying logic is still the same as the predetermined presets, but just offer greater flexibility.

The day I’m able to earmark my pet food subscriptions properly in Monzo would be (hyperbolically) literally life changing for me.

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This would be great! Yes definitely, extending it to scheduled transfers would make a lot of sense too.

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That’s exactly what I had in mind with the two carousels! I feel as though it should be a relatively simple change to make given the pre-existing presets as you say.

I’ve had to use the quarterly preset on one of my subscriptions for now so that I know how much to add to my Bills pot, but obviously this isn’t ideal as I’ll end up adding double the amount necessary over 6 months.

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I have a number of subscriptions that are 6 weeks or 9 weeks. Being able to choose the number for frequency of the repeat, and the unit of repeat (day, week, month, year) would make this far more flexible for all those variable options.
At the moment I can’t represent some of my subscriptions at all, and this variable model for subscriptions is becoming much more common.

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Just started a 6 month subscription and found there’s no option for that, so heres a vote and a little bump…

…biannual soon pls :crossed_fingers:

What type of service comes 6 monthly?

Personally claim that as a one off spend.

I’ve been paying monthly for GeForce Now for longer than I care to admit, finally caved and switched to the 6 month option hahaha

I’d usually agree with it being marked down as a one off spend, but there’s an option for annual subscriptions already and it would be pretty sweet to see biannual one in my predicted spending too

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I have several subscriptions that are taken every 6 months but cannot have these shown as predicted as there is nearest options are yearly and quarterly.

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