Breakdown slices and dices transactions downloaded from Mint and Personal Capital.
First check out the demo on Olympic Medals:
The interface works on all kinds of multidimensional data. Applied to personal financial data, it can answer questions like:
- Where did all my money go?
- When did I start shopping more at Trader Joe's than Vons?
- How did I spend more on vacation this year than usual?
Your data stays on your machine.
Install the Chrome Extension.
In Mint, scroll to the bottom of the Transactions tab and click the small Export link on the right.
In Personal Capital, go to Overview/Transactions, select All, and click the CSV button.
Save the csv file to your hard drive.
A new tab will appear for Breakdown, thanks to the extension. Click the big Import button. Select the csv file you just downloaded.
Breakdown relies on you to download data yourself and pass it on manually to Breakdown, which passes it on to Lovefield. That sounds painful but it's only a few button clicks whenever you want the latest transactions.
There are no user accounts or logins because there is no interaction with any server. All data is local.
The Lovefield database can be seen in the Chrome Developer Tools under the Applications tab, in IndexedDB and Local Storage.