Better details

Put transactions in context with geolocation, merchant, and category information

More data

Get up to 24 months of transaction history along with real-time data

Richer insights

With reliable data, gain critical insights to serve your customers better

Reduce costs

Preserve engineering and data science resources with low-latency, clean, human-readable data

How it works

Anatomy of a Connect request

      "accounts": [
          "_id": "52db1be4be",
          "_item": "52af631671",
          "_user": "52af630f71c3bd",
          "balance": {
            "available": 1203.42,
              "current": 1274.93
          "type": "depository"
          "institution_type": "wells",
            "meta": {
              "number": "9606",
              "name": "savings"
        "transactions": [
            "_account": "52db1be4be",
            "_entity": "539c40548",
            "_id": "53b204dffda49e",
            "pending": false,
            "amount": 27.15,
            "date": "2014-06-23",
            "name": "Golden Crepes",
            "meta": {
              "location": {
                "coordinates": {
                  "lat": 40.740352,
                  "lng": -74.001761
               "state": "NY",
               "city": "New York",
               "address": "262 W 15th St"
            "type": {
              "primary": "place"
            "score": {
              "master": 1,
              "detail": {
                "address": 1,
                "city": 1,
                "name": 1,
                "state": 1
            "category": [
              "Food and Drink",
            "category_id": "52544965"

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Level Money makes budgeting simpler with Connect

Level Money uses Plaid Connect to help users track daily cash flow and calculate available disposable income. Level links user bank accounts through Plaid for easy account monitoring, so it can identify income, regular bills, and funds left over for the fun stuff.

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