Can't get new credit card account to import ***.qfx file

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Oct 4 02:56:25 EDT 2016

On 4 October 2016 at 07:27, David T. <sunfish62 at> wrote:
> Colin,
> Having been through this myself not too long ago, I know that the cc company
> will freeze the original account and transfer the valid balance to a new
> account. To match the books with the card, it is cleaner to set up a new
> account, IMO.

Ah, ok, if the old account is closed and a new one opened then yes it
should be a new account.  I have not experienced this myself, when it
happened to me they just invalidated the card and sent me a new one,
keeping the same account.


> David
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 1:27, Colin Law
> <clanlaw at> wrote:
> On 3 October 2016 at 19:59, The Geek [Zorin OS 10 64amd]
> <jjkavaky at> wrote:
>> Howdy:
>>      This is the first time that I have emailed to this group.
>>      I have been using gnucash for several years now and have run into a
>> problem
>>      I use gnucash to track credit cards and some other things.
>>      Recently I was notified that one of my credit cards may have been
>> compromised so they sent me
>>      a new credit card.
>>        I have tracked all of my credit cards by creating an account for
>> each
>> one.  I created a new-credit-card
>>      account just like I have done in the past.
> Why create a new account?  Is it not the same account just with a new card?
> Colin
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