Updates

Mint Launches on iOS 8 with Touch ID

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We’re always working closely with others to build on new technologies and platforms to ensure that our Mint community has the best experience managing and understanding their finances. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce support for iOS 8 by bringing Touch ID technology to Mint. Apple users now can more easily and securely authenticate access to...  Read more

MintFamily

4 Survival Tips for Working Parents

4 Survival Tips for Working Parents

It’s Working Parents Day. If you’re like me, you probably didn’t know this day existed or have been too busy packing lunches, doing school drop off, shuttling kids to activities and oh yeah,  surviving at that other paying job called work. Today, fellow working parents, is our day.  It’s a day to put our feet...  Read more

Saving

National Fortune Cookie Day: How to Build Your Savings Fortune

National Fortune Cookie Day: How to Build Your Savings Fortune

The fortune cookie brings good luck and fortune to some of us. For others, it is just a whimsical thought to contemplate after enjoying a good meal. Fortune cookies tend to promise endless wealth and instant gratification, but in reality, reaching your fortune involves a bit more effort, including: budgeting, planning for the future, and...  Read more

Housing

Should you get a roommate? (Infographic)

Should you get a roommate?

Wondering if it makes financial sense to get a roommate? Here are some tips that will come in handy when debating whether you should live alone or split the costs with other people. Click on “Launch Infographic” for an expanded view.

Updates

Mint Launches Free Credit Score

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When it comes to knowing numbers, it’s no surprise that many people can tell you how much they weigh (but won’t), how many miles are on their car and the batting average of their favorite MLB player. But how many people know their credit score and what to do with it? Mint’s making it easy...  Read more

Saving

American Family Budget: It’s Catchy

MintLife American Family Budget: It's Catchy

My children and I recently attended an annual family barbecue. I happened to walk into the house while the food was being delivered, and I witnessed my aunt pulling out a small accordion file filled with…cash envelopes! She had created an envelope system! When I asked her about it, she told me that she and...  Read more

Planning

It’s Football Season: Score Points for your Wallet

It’s Football Season: Score points for your wallet

Face paint, nachos and high-fives? It must be football season! And whether you’re watching the game highlights from home or rooting on your favorite team from the 50 yard line, all the fun that comes with football season can take a toll on your budget. To kick-off the official start of the football season today,...  Read more

Saving

Take the Day off from Spending this Labor Day

Take the Day off from Spending this Labor Day

This weekend we’re celebrating Labor Day, which means the government’s celebrating your hard work by giving you the day off. While long weekends are great, if you don’t take a moment to unwind they don’t do you much good. Make your holiday count by taking in one last breath of summer to recharge your batteries,...  Read more

Consumer IQ

The Down and Dirty on Cruise Savings

The Down and Dirty on Cruise Savings

If you haven’t taken a cruise lately, you might be surprised by the variety of offerings now available. No longer are cruises the sole province of greasy buffets, cheesy dance contests and screaming kids – some of the newer ships are downright luxurious, offering five star dining created by celebrity chefs and onboard activities to...  Read more

Planning

5 Easy Ways to Save More Money

5 Easy Ways to Save Money

If I’ve learned anything in my work as a financial planner during the past eight years, it’s that if something is too hard to implement in our financial lives, chances are we just won’t do it.  Most of us know the importance of saving for financial goals, but go about saving all wrong—and therefore make...  Read more