Housing Finances

Why Renting is Better

You’ve heard the expression countless times: Paying rent is like flushing money down the toilet. I get it. There are strong reasons for purchasing a home. I’m a homeowner and can attest to the fact that it provides my family with more stability, knowing a landlord can’t kick us out. Purchased at the right time ... Read more

How To

Summer Savings: 9 Ways to Cut Costs

Summer can be a pricey time of year after factoring in vacations, entertaining the kids and running the A/C on extra high. Whether you plan to travel afar or stay local this summer, these 9 money-saving tips and tricks can help keep more money in your bank account. #1 Bank on Free Fun “Check your ... Read more

Updates

iOS Feature Highlight: New Lookback in Budgets

Hey Mint readers – my name is Peter Fong, I’m an iOS engineer here at Mint and worked on a recent feature update for Budgets. Hopefully you’ve already discovered it – but if not – they asked me to share what the new feature is (we’ve received many requests for it over the last year). ... Read more

Family Finances

After the Wedding: Joining Accounts & More

Hey everyone, thank you or your well wishes and sweet notes. I’m married! But guess what? Once you’re married and starting your happily ever after, you must still discuss finances. Now our conversations are changing. Initially, it was about budgeting for the wedding and now it’s all about what are we going to do with ... Read more