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Website Mint Manages Your Money and Personal Finances Simply and Securely

Website of the Day: Mint

I've been looking for a website to manage my finances simply but haven't yet been able to find it. This morning I found Mint, and while it is very simple to use, what it does is blowing my mind.

Add in all your accounts — checking, savings, credit cards — and Mint will track what you're spending and what you owe, compile budgets for you, alert you if anything unusual is going on in your account, etc. It really casts some perspective on what you're spending too — I talk a big game about shopping, but it turns out that I am a Walgreens high roller.

It also compares your cash to your debt and will tell you if your APRs are too high, like a sweet little electronic financial planner. If they added a bill pay and tracking function, it'd be perfect. Also, I was naturally concerned about the security, but after reading this, I'm cool. And did I mention the pretty pie charts?! You want to get a geek all excited, show her a color-coded pie chart.

Green Green 8 years
I just signed up and I love it thus far! I love the comparisons of your shopping habits in comparison to people in your city!
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 8 years
They don't have my bank, but that's really cool, I'll have to look into it more.
MzKita MzKita 9 years
I guess I won't be trying Mint, it doesn't support my bank.
MzKita MzKita 9 years
I use Rudder (i give it 4 out of 5 stars) but I will also check this one out.
melody20 melody20 9 years
Sounds cool, but i don´´t trust submitting such data...
A-Journey-To-Wellth A-Journey-To-Wellth 9 years
oops not a few... several.
A-Journey-To-Wellth A-Journey-To-Wellth 9 years
Savvysugar featured Mint and Wesabe on her site a few weeks ago: I def like Mint more than Wesabe. Ill have to give Pageonce a look too.
thisgirlzakillah thisgirlzakillah 9 years
im afraid to give them all my info.
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 9 years
i saw this the other day on msn. they were talking about how great it was and i had to check it out. i'm a lazy bookkeeper though so i'm not sure i would go through the trouble of setting it up. but i love that i have the option. one day when i'm bored and my spending is getting out of control, or i need to start saving more for a major life event i'll give it another look.
tngirly tngirly 9 years
i have been using Mint for a month or so and love it- still waiting for some minor changes in the categories but overall I really like the site!!
chellybean chellybean 9 years
Wow, this is amazing.
doodlegirl doodlegirl 9 years
Definitely check out Wesabe ( It not only helps you keep track of your money, it's also an online community that shares money-saving tips with its members. =) And it's free! @miss mouse, I'm also Canadian and I was able to add my PC Financial account with no problems!
TidalWave TidalWave 9 years
Yeah, I thought I would like it a lot more than I would but it just wasn't my thing.
miss-mouse miss-mouse 9 years
Anyone know of a similar Canadian site?
MissMarisol MissMarisol 9 years
I just signed up for this site. Too bad one of my bank accounts doesn't want to be added which sort of sucks but I sent them a help request so hopefully they can help me out.
abarma abarma 9 years
Another great site to view and manage all of your online accounts is Pageonce. You can add almost any online account there and they let you know when any important changes happen in your accounts.
KHast KHast 9 years
Oh, this site is definitely for me. I've been trying to be responsible with my money, and I think this is a perfect site to help me keep track of my spending and savings, which means it will make being a grown-up easier! :P
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Oh, this sounds like a site I could definitely use.
Tsybrant Tsybrant 9 years
I came across the same site and when I compared it to what I had with my online baking (Bank of America) I found them to be comparable. Since all of my banking info was already there, I use that! It also enables me to keep track of all of my rewards points through my airline, my preferred hotels etc. Good stuff.
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