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REST client for the web service provided by provides a way to discover the Open Financial Exchange (OFX) URL's and financial institution IDs for banks and other financial institutions.

ofxhome is a sort of "DNS" for financial institution OFX URLs and IDs.

This client by itself is not all that useful unless you are coupling it with software that needs this lookup capability.

other modules

ofxclient - a python API that downloads transactions from banks


from ofxhome import OFXHome

s ="USAA")
" 's' contains a list that has entries like so:
" { name: 'USAA Federal Savings Bank', id: '483' }
" { name: 'USAA Investment Mgmt Co', id: '665' }
for item in s:
print item['id'] _ item['name']
bank = OFXHome.lookup(
print _ bank.fid _ bank.url _ bank.brokerid # OR
print bank['name'] _ bank['fid'] _ bank['url'] _ bank['brokerid']

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