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Topic # 59236 30-Mar-2010 19:04
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I see this is now launched, although only for existing business users and BNZ users (although you can sign up for a trial business account and get access to personal through that).

Is there any plans to add feeds from other banks? It's a pain to have to keep uploading files.

Looking nice so far, much better than using Microsoft Money

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  Reply # 313003 30-Mar-2010 19:23

Noodles: I see this is now launched, although only for existing business users and BNZ users (although you can sign up for a trial business account and get access to personal through that).

Is there any plans to add feeds from other banks? It's a pain to have to keep uploading files.

Looking nice so far, much better than using Microsoft Money


How does it differ from heaps?

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  Reply # 313025 30-Mar-2010 19:48
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Xero's official stance is here, and a response from ASB on their Twitter account:

ASBBank: Hi @benkepes given Xero's arrangements with BNZ as a launch partner, the earliest other bank feeds could occur with @XeroPersonal is 2011

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 313036 30-Mar-2010 19:55
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Personal looks great so far.. sadly I'm not holding great hopes for auto-bank feeds from my bank Kiwibank anytime soon... given they've just launched a seemingly competing product (heaps)..

I did ask @TeamXero on twitter also, and there reply was:

"@redjungle Launch partner is BNZ but we certainly hope to offer feeds from other banks in time, see comments on blog http://is.gd/b5gMQ ^OG"





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  Reply # 313092 30-Mar-2010 20:53

RedJungle: Personal looks great so far.. sadly I'm not holding great hopes for auto-bank feeds from my bank Kiwibank anytime soon... given they've just launched a seemingly competing product (heaps)..

I did ask @TeamXero on twitter also, and there reply was:

"@redjungle Launch partner is BNZ but we certainly hope to offer feeds from other banks in time, see comments on blog http://is.gd/b5gMQ ^OG"




 

Not much use for me, as I bank with most of the major banks, although not the BNZ. I find quicken to be really good, and you can use it anywhere in the world, as you don't need an active internet connection. I think there will be heaps of these types of products coming out over the next few years.

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  Reply # 318686 15-Apr-2010 10:52
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Shame it wont be with other banks until at least 2011.

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  Reply # 318716 15-Apr-2010 11:37
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Yeah would be much more interested if there were auto bank feeds for all major banks from the start.

I bet it's a mare trying to get those deals in place when many banks have their own in-house money management sites/sub sites.

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  Reply # 318744 15-Apr-2010 12:33
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Yes, as much as I love Xero, I won't be suscribing to personal until automated feeds are available for KiwiBank.

I've been spoilt, I now find manual imports too painful. :(




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  Reply # 318756 15-Apr-2010 12:44
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We do for this exact reason.. its free too, but not as nice IMO - so it says a lot that I'd prefer to be paying Xero for this service.




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  Reply # 318763 15-Apr-2010 12:53
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Just jumping in here with a response to Mauricio's question "why don't you use heaps".
I've tried Heaps and there are two primary reasons it doesn't suite me:
1. inability to create completely new categories (for allocating spending against) ; and 
2. inability to split out joint accounts. My partner and I have two separate accounts under the one Joint account number. Heaps won't let us track our spending individually.

So I have been trying out buxfer which does all I want, for free. At this stage I just manually import the info from my bank (KiwiBank) into it. Admittedly this is a hassle, but I only do it once a month, so  is not that big a problem. It's nice that it is truly independent of all the banks, and can aggregate info from multiple accounts, and it does claim to be able to automate bank feeds.




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