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Your Favorite Money Management Tool in 2009

Sometimes a good thing can get better! In 2008, 47 percent of SavvySugar readers picked as their favorite money management tool of the year and this year, 49 percent of you picked the green management tool again.

What is it? Mint is a free site that lets you to view all of your accounts in one place, provides budgeting tools that help determine where would be easiest to cut spending, and helps find interest savings by comparing your bank account and credit card rates to others. The company also offers helpful apps so you can keep up your management on your phone when you are away from your computer. Online management tools are extremely helpful in goal setting, which sounds just perfect for the new year. To check out a video of the founder explaining how the site works,


Have you tried Mint? Why do you like or dislike it?

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Allison14806931 Allison14806931 7 years
I used mint for a while, but recently switched over to Green Sherpa ( I loved that mint was free, but I hated dealing with all of those annoying ads. And it wasn't as customizable as I liked. Since I receive my paycheck in the middle of the month, it made it more complicated to make a budget. Green Sherpa isn't free like mint, but it's more customizable, has zero ads, and has added features like cash flow projection tools which helps you plan for future and unexpected expenses. They offer a 30-day trial, and after that its 6 bucks a month (I just cut out Starbucks twice a month and it pays for itself!)
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
Mint has been a godsend for me and my husband this year to get our finances back on track. Now I just wish they would release an Android app for our Droid phones...
graduatedsqueaks graduatedsqueaks 7 years
I've used it, and I like it!
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