A summary of all the cool features and improvements our team has been hard at work on.
Launched new dashboard beta
Centralized accounts such that balances and other permanent data fields stay in sync across scenarios
Updated the blog in a few places, including new hub pages and more
HSA / 529 Account support added along with related tax forecasting improvements.
Services API architecture updated and moved to Rails – 30% faster, more maintainable and scale-able.
Better instrumentation across our customer life cycle.
Fixes & improvements across Financial Projections, Account Linking and Monte Carlo.
Initial help section with “how to” articles & videos. (see the magnifying glass in the Planner header)
Monte Carlo (Beta) – 1,000 simulations – running on AWS Lambda so we can scale this
Social Security – automatically adjust benefit based on claiming date
We started making Product Tours – still in progress and we’re adding videos
Account Aggregation – you can now link your accounts so that your plan will be kept up to date.
- Assets (Bank, Brokerage, 401K, etc) and
- Debts (Mortgage, Credit Cards, etc)
PlannerPlus Live – aka dedicated coaching support for your Plan
Google Authentication for Login (including underlying data/authentication model)
Migrated to modern WordPress & updated theme.
Site speed improvements
Improved one time financial event handling for RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions) and Charting
Completed porting the entire Planner to React.
Improved tax modeling for one time taxable events.
Tax modeling improvements – cap gains, investment income, inherited IRAs, state tax tuning.
Implemented state specific income tax rules.
RMD modeling updated for spouses > 10 years younger.
Add Federal tax only for pensions & annuities.
Add FICA and Medicare/SDI tax modeling.
Optimize Withdrawals 1.0 – new disbursement controls for Inherited IRAs, charitable giving, etc,
Improve home equity modeling
Allow users to specify tax treatment on investment accounts
Cloud migration – all on AWS (Amazon Web Services)