New Account Type: Gift Card

EL1234
EL1234 Member ✭✭✭✭
edited November 2021 in Feature Requests
I would suggest another Bank Account Type called Gift Card. Sometimes I have a gift card balance at Amazon, or a store gift card, and I'd like to categorize the individual purchases and track the gift card balance. I am able to do this with a manual account but it's a bit confusing to choose "Checking" as the Account type when creating the account.

Thanks!
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  • EL1234
    EL1234 Member ✭✭✭✭
    It would probably also be nice to have an account type for Cash! I use a "checking account" to track my cash spending the same way. I'd even 'file' gift cards under Cash, it makes more sense than to file them under Checking Account.
  • Flopbot
    Flopbot Superuser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2021
    I like this idea, and voted accordingly.  The CASH account type suggested by @EL1234 would be even more beneficial though!
    Chris
    Quicken Desktop user since 2014.
    Brand new to Simplifi in 2021.
  • Donni
    Donni Member
    I set up all non bank accounts, such as cash or gift cards, as "Other Banking" accounts and it is working well for me.
  • asubbaiyanprof
    asubbaiyanprof Member ✭✭✭✭
     "other Banking" works in most cases for me.