Being financially informed is what allows you to be successful with money. Knowing what is going on with your money allows you to set realistic objectives and create long-term financial adjustments. However, tracking your every transaction may need too much effort and time, especially if you have multiple accounts.
The Transaction Summary depicts your money movement. If you have linked your accounts with MoneyPatrol, you will be able to examine everything in Transaction summary instead of going into multiple accounts to track your income and expenses. This makes keeping track of and managing your funds easier and more convenient. This also allows you to organize and categorize each transaction, making it easier to find and view transactions.
When you scroll down to the bottom of the Transaction window, you will see page numbers where you may click to view prior to most current transactions on your accounts.
a. Transaction Filters
c. How to Edit Transaction
d. How to Change Merchant and Category
e. How to Split Transaction
f. How to Manage Merchants
g. How to Manage Categories
h. How to Add Transaction
i. Category/ Marchant / Tag Rule
Transaction filters are used to narrow and personalize your search results in order to find the specific transactions that you are looking for.
Simply click on the drop-down button under the filter’s name, and a drop-down menu will appear, allowing you to selectively view the transactions you need while excluding those you don’t.
One alternative is to search for specific transactions based on the accounts you’ve linked to Money Patrol. For example, you could want to view all of your Capital One transactions. Simply choose Capital One from the drop-down menu under “Account,” and you’ll be able to see all of your transactions associated with this account.
This is where a certain transaction took place. This filter allows you to only view the transactions associated with the merchant you’re searching for.
This filter limits the display of transactions to those that belong to a certain grouping. For example, if you select a category such as “Groceries,” it will display all of your transactions from merchants that come under the category “Groceries.”
There are several types of transactions. This filter makes it easier to narrow down the type of transactions you’re looking for. You can pick from the following types of transactions:
The time period allows you to filter out the dates of transactions you want to view.
You may also choose the time period for which you wish to view a transaction. Simply click on “Custom” next to Time Period, and a pop-up window will open, allowing you to specify a start and end date for the transactions you’re looking for. After setting the dates, click “Show Transactions,” and any transactions that fall within those dates will be displayed.
When you modify the Time Period, the number displayed in this entry will vary based on the number of transactions that fall within the time period you selected.
By selecting the “Reset Filters” button, you may automatically reset the filters you selected when browsing for your transactions.
You may also search for a specific transaction using the search bar. Simply enter the keyword of the transaction you are looking for, and it will display the transactions that match the criteria. Take notice that the search bar will also reflect the filters you choose before entering in the search bar.
For example, you may use the Search Bar to search for a merchant’s name, but you only want to view transactions that occurred on a specific date. Simply type the merchant’s name into the Search Bar and set the Time Period to the desired transaction date. The transactions will then be displayed under the merchant name you specified, but filtered out based on the date you selected. This applies to the other filters as well, however if you don’t want this to happen, simply click reset filters to delete any previously set filters.
Tags is a column that allows you to create custom groupings for a transaction. For example, if you want to keep track of your vacation expenses, you may add special tags to the corresponding transactions. You can include one or more tags. Once you’ve entered the tag name, hit Enter to save it. You may also utilize the top navigation bar’s Reports section to produce reports based on your Tags.
To delete a specific transaction, click the trash bin icon.
To quickly indicate a transaction as “Reviewed,” click on the checkmark.
You may edit your transactions by clicking on the pencil icon. A pop-up window will appear, allowing you to make changes to a single transaction.
To change the merchant for a certain transaction, click the drop-down button next to “Merchant.” If you want to alter the category it belongs to, do the same thing with “Category.”
The Split Transaction icon allows you to separate and identify which transactions are for which by entering tags for each transaction.
For example, you want to separate your transaction base on the items you bought from Walmart to Food and Clothing.
Your Split Transaction will now appear like this.
NOTE: When a merchant name is deleted, all transactions linked with that merchant will have the merchant name ‘NA’.
NOTE: When a category name is deleted, all transactions linked with that category will have the category name ‘NA’.
NOTE: Transactions are listed in the Transaction Summary from the most recent to the most prior dates. Transactions added on a later date will not appear on the first page of the transaction summary. To locate this transaction, go to the next pages or utilize the “Time Period” filter and the search bar.
By clicking “Category/Merchant/Tag Rule,” you will be sent to a new window where you can modify or change the names of your Merchants and Categories. These changes will be applied automatically to your transactions associated with these Merchants, Categories, and Tags.
Category Rule enables you to change the name of an existing Category.
Merchant Rule enables you to change the name of an existing Merchant.
Scroll all the way down to view all Tag Rules.