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We’ve become the first personal finance app to put a meditative animation right into our product.

Why?

Alka is a financial mindfulness app. It is an app that helps you be in a mental state of awareness and consciousness around your daily finances. Our core product fulfills this by giving you a customizable Smart Balance (checking minus credit and monthly expenses), a beautiful interface to review all your transactions in one place, and notifications when money leaves any of your accounts.

So how do the animations fit in?

We believe achieving financial mindfulness is not only easier, but also more sustainable when you feel calm and centered. The animations are designed to help you slow down, take a deep breath, and allow your mind to clear before dealing with the numbers. …


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I always thought of myself as a pretty awake, aware person.

Who doesn’t want to believe that?

Looking back on the past few years, the perception I had of myself wasn’t wrong, it was just a little… off. Especially in one major area of my life: my finances.

But before I throw myself under the bus, let me provide some evidence of how dialed-in I was in all other areas of my life:


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I always thought of myself as a pretty awake, aware person.

Who doesn’t want to believe that?

Looking back on the past few years, the perception I had of myself wasn’t wrong, it was just a little… off. Especially in one major area of my life: my finances.

But before I throw myself under the bus, let me provide some evidence of how dialed-in I was in all other areas of my life:

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Chloe Profant

Product Designer - https://alka.app

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