Need simpler financial modeling plus the most powerful Monte Carlo simulations? You need Auto-Distribute.

Auto-Distribute allows you to create and test your model with the simplest, most intuitive behaviors and formulas, and then it automatically introduces the more complex realities later, on request. You'll wind up with a simpler, but more powerful model, in less time, with fewer opportunities for errors and operational risk.

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Why financial independence is so important and how ClearFactr can help

Recently on Medium, a provocatively-titled article climbed to the top of the engagement lists. It’s a powerful, insightful and cautionary tale targeted at young women about the dangers of being financially dependent on other people. A quick scan through the highly-emotional comments reveals the depth of the chord this piece struck with many, and the lessons within can be applied to anyone taking their first steps out into the real world.

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Sharing a ClearFactr Plan is Now Even Easier

Being able to easily share your work has always been an important part of ClearFactr. Now its even easier with the release of a new, simplified sharing system.

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ClearFactr's New Probability Graph Feature Helps Visualize Risk

ClearFactr's built-in Monte Carlo simulator allows you to discover possible outcomes within your model with tremendous power and ease. Today we're announcing an enhancement that will express those possibilites even more clearly: Probability Graphs.

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Announcing ClearFactr's Cell Relationships Navigator

Ever wish you could just have a spreadsheet walk you though exactly where a cell’s value came from, or where it leads to? Now you can.

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Learn What Drives Your Spreadsheet, and What Doesn't, Faster Than Ever

We’ve just released some subtle changes to ClearFactr's automatic cell type highlighting features. They make it even faster to determine what cells drive your model and what don't. We walk you through a simple example of how the new changes work.

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Importing Legacy Spreadsheets Just Got Easier

We're announcing a significant new feature that will enable nearly any legacy model to be imported quickly and painlessly. Rather than have ClearFactr attempt to discern what cells in the model represent the row and column labels, the importer’s newly featured “Excel mode” will leave things exactly as it finds them. Then with a few swipes of the mouse, you can highlight a column or row of cells and designate them as the headers. It’s super simple, and super powerful.

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It's Like GitHub For Spreadsheets

We’re pleased to announce the rollout of the first of a series of version-control features that will allow ClearFactr to behave like a “GitHub for Spreadsheets."

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Financial Modeling: How to Model a SaaS Company with ClearFactr

The testing potential financial results of Software as a Service ("SaaS") company are alluring: A product that is delivered directly to the user at a near-zero marginal cost. Nonetheless, in today's hyper-stimulating world of jam-packed app stores and incessant advertising, getting users to actually find the product, try it, and ultimately buy it remains the biggest challenge. How should one go about modeling something like this?

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We Love Excel (and Google Sheets, and the Others). Just Not for Everything.

ClearFactr simplifies the creation, analysis and sharing of all kinds of time-based financial models, from the simplest home budget, to a retirement savings plan, to the most complicated global business plan.

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Templates Have Arrived

You asked for them, and they’re here. Templates have come to ClearFactr.

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Minimize Spreadsheet Risk with ClearFactr's Cell Dependency Tools

I recently built out a fairly elaborate household budget with numerous sections and attributes. The model was fairly complex, and got increasingly so as I added additional attributes and summation cells. It's the type of Plan that can easily lead to one aspect of "spreadsheet risk": Acting off of information embedded in a spreadsheet that's actually wrong due to overlooked and hard-to-find computation errors.

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Simulating a Small Cafe: Product Sales or Traffic Flow

As Black Friday is well underway, it seems appropriate to comment on commerce, and the various ways ClearFactr can be used to model it.

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Announcing the Plan Leverage Report

The Plan Leverage report is a major extension of the Sensitivity Analyzer. It's designed to help you find all of the "interesting stuff" in your Plan -- automatically -- and it will often do just that, finding relationships between parts of your Plan that may not be obvious.

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