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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