Pockity Frequently asked questions, tips and documentation for Pockity - Simple personal budgeting and expense tracking

Account Transfers

Account transfers are one of the possible entry types in Pockity.

It involves two accounts from the same ledger.

Credit Cards

You can create a separate credit card account in Pockity by selecting the Credit Card type for the account.

All expenses on the credit card can be entered into this account.

When you pay the latest bill for your credit card, you can create a Transfer Entry in Pockity from the source account to the credit card account. An example would be:

   Credit Card Bill:  $1250.45
    Savings Account: -$1250.45
Credit Card Account: +$1250.45
          Total: 0

Saving Funds

Saving Funds like SIPs, Stock Investments, Fixed Deposits, and other such financial instruments are useful tools for saving for a rainy day, retirement planning or the like.

You can create separate accounts for each such instruments or a single Funds account to track these transfers.

An example transaction would be:

Savings Account: -$2500.00
  Funds Account: +$2500.00
          Total: 0

Pockity cannot track the returns on such instruments and as such, its balance will always reflect amounts in that point of time. You may create reimbursement entries to track returns or expenses to track losses as necessary.

Cash Withdrawals

When you withdraw cash, you can create a simple transfer from the source account to a cash account.

Debit Cards

Debit cards are usually linked to a Savings or Current account, and as such should never have its own Account. But you can still create one should you wish to track expenses separately from such accounts.

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