Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: tiller

A bit of smart security design from Tiller November 19th, 2018

I’m trying out Tiller (a service that pulls financial transaction data into Google Sheets), and there’s a nifty bit of security design. Instead of its own authentication, you login via Google. This means Tiller doesn’t need to do any account management, and my account’s as secure as my Google account. Like all other services in this sector (Mint, Personal Capital, YNAB, etc), the actual data sync happens via Yodlee. Yodlee is… not great, but it’s at least not worse than what everyone else is doing.…