How do Braid Pools work?

Start a pool
 and share the link

You’ll share this link to collect contributions

Collect money from anyone with a debit card

Contributors don’t need a Braid account! Get notified when contributions are made.

Spend from the pool with no-fee debit cards

No need to move funds through your personal bank account.

A dedicated place to pool money for gifts

Easy contribution

Contributors can fund a pool without a Braid account. Just send them your pool link.

Free to use

No transaction fees. No overdraft fees. No transfer fees. Money between friends shouldn’t have fees.

No need to use your personal account

Funneling money through personal accounts can be messy. Try a pool instead!

See everyone who has paid

You’ll get notified when money is added to the pool, and it will all be in the same place.

Your pool your rules

Set permissions for how you want to manage your pool. You can add multiple admins and collect money as a group.

Spend with the pool debit card

Use your pool debit card anywhere Mastercard is acccepted. Buy your gifts directly from your pool!

Braid is Safe and Secure

We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and personal data private.

All payment and personal information is encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.

Get spending notifications from your pools, and freeze your debit card anytime in the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Start your pool today