Mint Money Diary: Coffee Habits and Long Dinners

Occupation: Social Media Manager Industry: Digital Marketing Age: 26 Location: Indianapolis, IN Paycheck: $2,500/month after health/vision insurance deductions Monthly Expenses Rent: $700 Car Insurance: $65 Renters Insurance: $16 Utilities: $75 (Internet, Electric, Gas) Dental Insurance (not through work): $15 Hulu: $10 Spotify: $10 Gym Membership: $39 Additional Expenses Credit Card Payment: $305  I usually pick ... Read more


Let’s #TalkAboutMoney with The Financial Diet

On November 30th, The Financial Diet is kicking off their nationwide book tour for The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide To Getting Good With Money in New York.  Join us when the tour hits your city and don’t forget to pre-order the book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or iTunes, to be released January ... Read more

Housing Finances

Sponsored By: Quicken Loans

7 Home Buying Tips from Millennial Homeowners

Excerpt: Kenny and Courtney Dalen became homeowners at the ages of 23. Read their tips on how they achieved their goal of homeownership and how you can do the same. Millennials. We’re known by many names and perhaps even more generalizations. From “adult-children” to “avocado toast aficionados,” the one term you won’t find often tied ... Read more

Food Budgets

10 Filling and Cheap Pantry Staples [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. Today I am going ... Read more

How To

How to Transfer Money Between Accounts at Different Banks

As a personal finance writer, I’m often answering questions from friends and family about basic financial principles. When someone is setting up a savings account for the first time, they’ll often ask, “How do I actually move the money from my checking to my savings?” It seems like such a simple concept, but transferring substantial ... Read more