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Mint.com
Mint.com is a free web-based personal financial management service for the US and Canada

Description
Mint's primary service allows users to track bank, credit card, investment, and loan transactions and balances through a single user interface as well as make budgets and goals. In 2009, it was acquired by Intuit

price
Free

Security
Mint asks users to provide both the user names and the passwords to their bank accounts, credit cards, and other financial accounts, which then Mint stores in their databases in a decryptable format. This has raised concerns that if the Mint databases are ever hacked, both user names and passwords would become available to rogue 3rd parties. Some banks support a separate "access code" for read-only access to financial information, which reduces the risk to some degree

I saw mentioned here and in other threads that mint.com is secure because it's 'read only'

it is simply not true;

to clarify:
                  Mint needs to access your financial accounts read-only since they don't do any transactions.
                  the user-name and password you provide is decrypt-able since they have to login.
                   if any hacker hacks their database and gets your user-name and password they can make any transaction they want.
unless
                   you provide Mint.com with a read only access token.

Note
the accounts don't have to be from 1 person or the same SSN.
if you have one account displayed in multiple accounts you can hide them in settings (Top left accounts)
you can set what category it should be marked in the future by selecting category > expand "Edit detials" > check "Rules"

Mint-Bills
In May 2014, purchased Check

Description
Get alerts when bills are due and easily make payments online.
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #135 on: December 29, 2015, 07:16:36 PM »
Why does it still say bill due on the 30th if I already paid it 10 days ago? Why does that never update?
When I go into accounts its updated in the balance, when I look at overview its not included in CC debt but when I look at the bills due it stays there until after the due date. It's so annoying is there anyway around that?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #136 on: December 29, 2015, 09:35:39 PM »
It's so annoying is there anyway around that?
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #137 on: December 29, 2015, 09:43:44 PM »
Anyone else having issues with TD bank?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #138 on: February 02, 2016, 02:10:56 PM »
Anyone else having trouble with Amex?
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #139 on: February 02, 2016, 02:58:06 PM »
Yup

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #140 on: February 04, 2016, 12:43:56 AM »
Had trouble with citi too, but been fine the last 2-3 days for me

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #141 on: February 08, 2016, 11:27:11 PM »
If I delete an amex card from my amex login, will Mint lose its transactions? What if I add it to another login (and add that login to Mint)? Will it get them back?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #142 on: February 08, 2016, 11:41:11 PM »
If I delete an amex card from my amex login, will Mint lose its transactions? no, unless you delete that login from mint it will just say closed

 What if I add it to another login (and add that login to Mint)? Will it get them back? It will get them and double up all your transactions if you didn't delete the old login

Thanks!

ETA: never actually deleted an account but had the doubling up issue

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #143 on: February 09, 2016, 11:05:29 AM »
ETA: never actually deleted an account but had the doubling up issue
Thanks! Wondering if anyone can chime in on the first part.
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #144 on: February 18, 2016, 03:55:35 PM »
any way to show and export a specific date range?
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #145 on: February 18, 2016, 04:46:14 PM »
any way to show and export a specific date range?

export it all and then use excel to get the dates you need

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #146 on: February 18, 2016, 05:17:59 PM »
export it all and then use excel to get the dates you need

Thanks that's what I did. Was hoping to just tag everything within mint first
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #147 on: February 18, 2016, 09:25:34 PM »
Would folks here be interested in an app that is "Mint within Excel"? I built an app for my personal use that runs on my computer and logs into all my accounts and then dumps the raw data (transactions + balances) straight into Excel so that I can use it there as I wish. It also emails me every morning with a list of all new transactions since the last refresh so I can quickly make sure there is no fraud/suspicious activity while its still fresh in my mind. once you have the raw data, you're only limited by your imagination in terms of what you track. I have a nice dashboard setup so that I can track overall net worth across all accounts, spend on each card (great for tracking minimum spends), balance on cards before statement closes, etc. 

I've given it to a few friends but curious if people here would be interested enough in it to pay for it. Right now only works for macs but if people are actually willing to pay for it I would consider making it compatible for Windows.

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #148 on: February 18, 2016, 09:27:42 PM »
Would folks here be interested in an app that is "Mint within Excel"? I built an app for my personal use that runs on my computer and logs into all my accounts and then dumps the raw data (transactions + balances) straight into Excel so that I can use it there as I wish. It also emails me every morning with a list of all new transactions since the last refresh so I can quickly make sure there is no fraud/suspicious activity while its still fresh in my mind. once you have the raw data, you're only limited by your imagination in terms of what you track. I have a nice dashboard setup so that I can track overall net worth across all accounts, spend on each card (great for tracking minimum spends), balance on cards before statement closes, etc. 

I've given it to a few friends but curious if people here would be interested enough in it to pay for it. Right now only works for macs but if people are actually willing to pay for it I would consider making it compatible for Windows.
Sounds great but
 a. Does it excel download the transactions or piggybacks on mint and
 b. Please make it windows compatible because i would love to try it

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #149 on: February 18, 2016, 09:34:12 PM »
Sounds great but
 a. Does it excel download the transactions or piggybacks on mint and
 b. Please make it windows compatible because i would love to try it

does not piggyback off mint, goes straight to the bank and saves to Excel. The downside is that doesn't support nearly as many banks as Mint because i have to do each one individually (which is also why I would probably never make it available publicly for free) but  the plus side is that you don't need to give your usernames and passwords to Mint (the primary reason I refuse to use Mint). Everything is stored encrypted locally on your computer.