The Skwad Blog

Jul 5, 2024

Why Skwad is the Best Budgeting App for Canadians

Discover why Skwad is the best budgeting app for Canadians. With secure transaction tracking, reliable bank compatibility, and advanced features, Skwad helps you take control of your finances without compromising privacy. Say goodbye to sync issues and experience effortless budgeting tailored to the Canadian market.

Jun 26, 2024

The Reason Why Your Ally Bank Plaid Connection Is Not Working

Ally may stop supporting Plaid and other data aggregators to enhance customer security.

Jun 24, 2024

Optum Bank Prioritizes Customer Security, Discontinues Support for Third-Party Financial Data Aggregators

Optum Bank's recent decision to prioritize customer security by discontinuing support for third-party financial data aggregators underscores the growing importance of data privacy and security in the digital age.

Jun 22, 2024

Skwad: The Top Budget App That Doesn't Use Plaid - Secure Financial Management Without Compromising Your Privacy

Skwad is a budgeting app that prioritizes data privacy and security by avoiding the use of third-party services like Plaid. With a focus on enhanced privacy, user control, and real-time updates through email notifications, Skwad provides a secure and customizable approach to personal finance management.

Jun 19, 2024

Creating Skwad transactions using iOS Shortcuts

How Peter from Canada uses iOS shortcuts to automatically create Skwad transactions on every tap.

Jun 16, 2024

How to Budget Without Sharing Your Bank Password

Exploring the risks involved in sharing login credentials and an alternative solution for effective budgeting without compromising financial privacy.

Jun 2, 2024

Effortless Balance Tracking with Skwad - No Bank Linking Required

Discover a new way to track your bank balances with Skwad without exposing your bank password.

May 25, 2024

Is It Safe To Connect Your Bank Account To Budgeting Apps?

Is it safe to connect your bank account to budgeting apps? Sharing your bank username and password with budgeting apps can violate your bank's terms of service and pose security risks. Consider using alternatives like bank alerts instead to monitor your financial activity without sharing login credentials.

May 25, 2024

The Problem With Budgeting Apps in Canada

Budgeting apps in Canada face issues with unreliable data aggregators and bank integrations, leading to service disruptions. Skwad bypasses these problems by using bank alerts to securely monitor and categorize transactions without direct bank integration, providing Canadians with a reliable and secure personal finance management solution.

Apr 30, 2024

Fixing Bank Connectivity Issues With Skwad

Skwad offers a smarter way to manage your finances by eliminating the constant connectivity issues that come with traditional budgeting tools. Say goodbye to resyncing accounts and entering login credentials repeatedly. Skwad's passwordless approach ensures all your accounts are tracked in one place, securely and accurately.

Apr 25, 2024

Take Control of Your Debt with Skwad's Loan Tracker

Automatically keep tabs on your debt with Skwad

Apr 20, 2024

How Skwad Scan Inboxes Automate Your Financial Life

Skwad automatically syncs and categorizes your spend and deposit transactions using Skwad Scan email addresses.

Apr 20, 2024

How to automatically forward transactions and receipts from Gmail to Skwad

Setting up forwarding rules from Gmail to track and categorize your transactions automatically within Skwad.

Apr 12, 2024

Track Apple Card Purchases with Skwad

Manage your Apple Card purchases automatically with Skwad.

Apr 2, 2024

Protecting Your Financial Privacy: Automating Transactions Import Without Linking Your Bank

Discover a new way to manage your finances with Skwad's innovative approach to budgeting without exposing your bank password.

Apr 2, 2024

Skwad's Spend Tracking In Google Sheets

Budgeting without bank linking, track spending in Google Sheets with Skwad.

Mar 24, 2024

Importing Old Transactions to Skwad App

Transfer your old transactions to skwad to better understand your expenses

Mar 18, 2024

Understand Your Spending: Exporting Mint Transactions to Skwad App

Transfer your mint transactions to skwad to better understand your expenses

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