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Keep track of where your money goes with Spending Insights

What is Spending Insights?

Ever wondered how much you’re spending on morning coffees, or late-night takeaways? Insights breaks your spending down by both category (such as Groceries, Holidays, and Transport) and by merchant (like Boots, Amazon, or Tesco).

It means you can see at a glance how much you’re spending on different things each month, and helps you identify areas where you can save money.

What are the benefits?

Spending Insights reveals the details behind your monthly outgoings.

  • Your spending, in the spotlight.
    Get a top-line total of what you’ve spent each month, then view a detailed breakdown of where it went by category or merchant. Want to compare to last month? Just scroll across.
  • Customisable transactions.
    Personalise transactions by attaching notes, receipts or photos to them. Want to choose a different category to the one we’ve selected, either as a one-off or for all past and future transactions? No problem – you can choose from over 50 options by tapping the category icon, after you’ve selected a payment from your feed.
  • Not all spending is the same.
    You can help Insights track your behaviours too. You might prefer to put dinner down as Relationships, rather than just Eating Out. Perhaps some recent Shopping was an Impulse Buy, or maybe that purchase for your Home was for a specific Project.

How it works

Just toggle between category or merchant to view either, or tap on individual transactions to view their specific details.

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