What is it:
Mint is a free online personal finance management service.
Cheaper/easier/quicker alternative to:
Quicken, Officetime, hiring someone to manage your finances.
Why you should use it:
Mint is great for creating and managing budgets and financial goals, and tracking your credit score for free. You can set up email or text alerts for things like bill reminders or going over budget in a category. It’s a web-based app, and yes, your account information will be safe-- Mint protects your username and password with the same level of security as a financial institution.
The MintLife blog offers a lot of free advice and strategies about paying off debt, taking out loans, and other money matters.
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