(Closed) Interesting budgeting application

posted 9 years ago in Money
Post # 3
1205 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I use Mint. I like it – especially when they emailed me to let me know I got a bad fee (my bank charged me to change my name!! luckily it only took a phone call to get it removed). It can’t load all my accounts, though.

Post # 4
252 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - Eastside Catholic Chapel and Lake Union Cafe

I’ve been thinking of using Mint but I’m wondering if it will let you set up an account which contains 2 incomes.

Post # 5
2280 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I wanted to use that program, but they don’t work with my bank! Sad times. My SO uses it and likes the efficient managment and site security.

Post # 6
369 posts
Helper bee

I used to use Mint.com but then I realized that I check my account on my own anyway. The e-mails were just a hassle and I didn’t really want financial information relayed through e-mail. I’m pretty good with checking my account regularly so it’s not that bad. However, it does have a nifty tool where it shows you how much you make and how much you spend (in colorful pie chart form!) and how much you spend on each thing. It really shows that “Yes I should cut back on ______” or “Yes, I can buy those cute shoes.”

Post # 7
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

thats a lot of personal banking power for one website to hold. I would be incredibly nervous that if that site got hacked, I would lose everything

Post # 8
4382 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

@irishker- agreed. i think i’m just going to stick to my numbers spreadsheets on my computer. :p

Post # 9
290 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

@joey Yes, it lets you link to as many accounts as you want, plus add investment accounts and material assets.

Post # 10
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I don’t use Mint as often as I should, but I did notice that if my account gets below a certain level they send me a warning email. Thankfully it wasn’t a surprise–lots of bills that month.

Post # 11
164 posts
Blushing bee

I love mint! Can’t say enough good things about it. They just came out with a ton of new features as well, that really help you budget and plan for you future.

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