5 Financial Tips for Starting a Business

Are you feeling unsatisfied by your job? Do you fantasize about starting your own business? If you’re ready to make your dream a reality, consider taking the first big step toward becoming an entrepreneur: getting a clear understanding of your financial situation. While you must have the passion and vision to strike out on your ... Read more

Consumer IQ

Sun, Surf and Savings: Summer Travel on the Cheap

In addition to serving as an important reminder to honor our U.S. war veterans, Memorial Day marks the start of the summer travel season. Whether you’re an adventurer, a creature of habit, or planning your first big family vacation, here are some money saving tips you will want to consider. Save Up When planning summer ... Read more


Win $200 with Mint Bills!

Imagine if you had an extra $200 to pay down credit card debt, that lingering student loan or put toward a new car payment. Mint Bills, the award-winning app that stays on top of your bills and money so you never miss a payment, is here to help. Now through June 8, you and a ... Read more

Everyday Triumphs

How We Saved $30,000 in Two Years

I am the money manager in our house, and for the past few years I’ve been using Mint to help keep us on track and honest with our spending. Before my now-husband and I decided to combine our finances, I had been using Mint to help me budget for graduate school. By setting this goal, ... Read more

Financial Literacy

Money Matters: Listen to Your Mother

Mothers tend to have an opinion about everything, and the older we get, the more we realize just how right they are! This is especially true when it comes to being smart with money. So the next time your mom offers up some wisdom, consider her advice as a gift to you this Mother’s Day! ... Read more

Financial Literacy

Tips & Tweets: Get the #Money411 from the Experts

While Financial Literacy Month may be over, we at Mint live for sharing personal finance tips and tricks all year long! MintLife readers recently joined a group of consumer finance experts during our #Money411 Twitter chat to discuss better money habits. Did you miss it? Not to worry: we couldn’t pass up sharing some of ... Read more


How to Be a Jedi with Your Finances

Happy Star Wars Day! Today, Star Wars fans worldwide celebrate their favorite movie franchise, wishing each other “May the fourth be with you” in honor of the films’ most iconic line. Though it may be difficult to imagine Obi-Wan Kenobi ever balancing a checkbook, there’s much to emulate from the Jedi Order when it comes ... Read more