Housing Finances

How to Know If You’re Ready To Buy a House

There’s a reason why most people equate buying a home with settling down. Buying a home generally means your life is stable, your job isn’t in danger and you’re probably married or in a serious relationship. If you’ve reached this stage of adulthood, it means you likely have an idea of what you want out ... Read more

Food Budgets

How to Treat Yourself This Summer on a Budget [Video]

Welcome back to the collaboration between Mint and Brewing Happiness. I’m Haley, the girl behind Brewing Happiness – a blog about celebrating the small healthy choices we make in our lives, complete with recipes for everybody!  I’m here to give you tips on living a healthy, happy life on a budget.   If you’re lucky, summertime ... Read more

Saving

WTFinance: What is Savings?! [Video]

Even the most airtight budget can be caught off guard by unexpected expenses. What do you do when you’re hit with a large bill that needs to be paid immediately? Setting up a savings account and contributing to it regularly can save you a lot of worry down the road. 50/20/30 Budget If you’re not ... Read more

Financial Literacy

WTFinance: What is Interest?! [Video]

Large purchases don’t come cheap. A TV, speakers and the miles of cables and cords you need to hook everything up can run you a decent amount of money — but if you use your credit card to pay for them, they can end up costing you even more than you bargained for in the ... Read more

Updates

Mint Feature Highlight: New Credit Utilization View

Hi Minters! Kyle here from Mint’s product team. I wanted to share with you one of our newest feature updates that we hope you have already discovered. One of the biggest impacts to your credit score is your credit utilization ratio. That sounds really intimidating, but it’s actually a simple calculation of the total amount ... Read more