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A Method for Automatically Populating a Calendar with Financial Information Related To Events

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237383D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-16
Document File: 2 page(s) / 33K

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Joseph Kaye: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

A method for automatically populating a calendar with financial information related to events is disclosed. One or more events along with their financial information are extracted from one or more sources, such as emails, social networks and credit card information.

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A Method for Automatically Populating a Calendar with Financial Information Related To Events

Abstract

A method for automatically populating a calendar with financial information related to events is disclosed.  One or more events along with their financial information are extracted from one or more sources, such as emails, social networks and credit card information.  

Description

Disclosed is a method of automatically populating a calendar with financial information related to an event based on extracting the event and the financial information from one or more sources.  The one or more sources can include an email, a post, a social network, a tracked physical activity event, and a credit card information repository

Consider an exemplary implementation, wherein the source is an email received by a user.  The email can be a reminder to the user for paying an electricity bill for $ABC by the next week.  In accordance with the method disclosed herein, the email is analyzed for identifying an event which in this case is of electricity bill being due next week.  Subsequently, an event of electricity bill due next week is automatically created in a calendar.  In addition to creating of the event, financial information of $ABC associated with the event is also populated in the calendar.  Similarly events such as payment due for electric bill, payment due for utilities bill, payment due for real estate bill, payment due for gas bill, paid Pilates studio for 1 month subscription, purchased books and buy gift for friends birthday may be managed using the method and system disclosed herein.

The calendar entries thus created in accordance with the system can be shared with other users as well.  In order to do so, one or more extensions are plugged-in with the calendar for supporting sharing of the associated financial information.  For example...