Unsupported Bank Account "Placeholder"?

Would it be considered useful to have a feature in Mint.com where users can submit a "placeholder" bank account - one that might not be supported currently (or ever) by Mint.com? I have a bank here locally that is not supported from what I can tell and I still want to be able to use Mint.com to manage my overall portfolio.

It would function under the bank account section, and you could change the amount in the account information manually. 

I currently use the car loan section in a similar fashion - when my mileage goes down and I think to update it, I would just change the number and see the new value. For my main bank account info, I would probably update this a lot more often, and would find it useful. At least I could have a better snapshot of my actual overall financial situation than I do with Mint.com today.

You don't even have to name it after me if you think is a good idea! :) Does this sound like a possible addition in the future?


Thanks for considering,

Evan B. in Chattanooga, TN

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I think you can do this by creating a new Property. Under Accounts > Other, you can add other property and update its balance.

For example, Mint doesn't support TreasuryDirect which holds the value of some government bonds I have. I added a property type of Money/Cash to represent this value. I update it periodically.

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