This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Planwise Launches Free, Anonymous Online Tool To Visualize Your Future Spending

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco startup Planwise ( http://www.planwise.com) has launched a free, anonymous online tool to help consumers get a handle on their future spending. Like Google Maps for your money, Planwise creates a visual roadmap for your financial plans, hopes, and dreams, then charts them out alongside your existing financial commitments and daily spending – so you can clearly see the impact of your decisions before you make a move.

"Mint broke the mold in this space a few years ago, but we haven't seen much innovation since. While other sites offer a complex overview of your money, they fall short in letting users test-drive different spending scenarios before they set a goal and track its progress," said Planwise founder Vincent Turner. "Planwise is where your financial dreams and your financial reality come together, giving you a clear picture of what's possible."

To get started, simply enter your bank balance, income, and expenses. The site offers a choice of scenarios based on cyclical events (seasonal work), life stages (school, marriage, career, family), and major spending needs (car, vacation, house). Planwise's unique graphical view allows users to overlay multiple plans at once, and turn them on and off at will to easily compare different financial scenarios – much like reviewing different routes in Google Maps before plugging one into the GPS. An interactive chart appears onscreen at all times, instantly showing the impact of buying a car at multiple price points, different raise amounts, loss of income, and more. 

Unlike other sites, Planwise is exclusively focused on future spending, and is completely anonymous. No personal data is required; an optional login allows users to save their data with bank-level security. The tool can project finances up to 30 years in advance, with automatic alerts about events, accomplishments, recommended actions, and more. Mobile and desktop apps are in the works.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
DOW 16,501.65 -12.72 -0.08%
S&P 500 1,875.39 -4.16 -0.22%
NASDAQ 4,126.9670 -34.4910 -0.83%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs