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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 #165 on: May 12, 2016, 10:11:05 PM »
My chase isn't updating... Does anyone else have this issue?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #166 on: May 12, 2016, 10:16:31 PM »
My chase isn't updating... Does anyone else have this issue?
Someone mentioned the same problem today with Mint Bills
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #167 on: May 12, 2016, 10:16:39 PM »
My chase isn't updating... Does anyone else have this issue?

just updated mine right now.. working fine

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #168 on: May 12, 2016, 10:17:40 PM »
Someone mentioned the same problem today with Mint Bills

It was him

My chase isn't updating is anyone else having this issue?

My chase isn't updating... Does anyone else have this issue?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #169 on: May 12, 2016, 10:32:32 PM »
If mint isn't working out for you, I would give https://www.personalcapital.com/ a shot.

Similar, but more thought out IMO.

the only large drawback that I see is that it does not track pending transactions from chase, while mint does (when it works...)
do they email you before the cc due date?
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« Reply #170 on: May 12, 2016, 10:43:52 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #171 on: May 13, 2016, 07:12:41 PM »
My chase isn't updating... Does anyone else have this issue?
Same here

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #173 on: May 15, 2016, 10:36:40 AM »
Works!!

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #174 on: May 15, 2016, 10:37:27 AM »
Mint has ruined the once great Pageonce. Pageonce was so easy and reliable.
When somebody thanks you for a favor you've done, respond "my pleasure", not "no problem".

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #175 on: May 15, 2016, 10:48:29 AM »
Mint has ruined the once great Pageonce. Pageonce was so easy and reliable.
Yup... can't even change the card names!
If you have a few chase cards you need to remember each ones last 4... ridiculous.

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #176 on: May 15, 2016, 10:57:14 AM »
Yup... can't even change the card names!
If you have a few chase cards you need to remember each ones last 4... ridiculous.
It doesn't tell me the last 4 - is that a setting?
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #177 on: May 15, 2016, 12:22:59 PM »
It doesn't tell me the last 4 - is that a setting?
Mint bills shows it to me when I add a new account. It will name each account in this format: "random bank - ****"

If you have legacy accounts from when it was called Pageonce or Check, it will have whatever name you made for it then.

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« Reply #178 on: May 15, 2016, 12:25:41 PM »
Mint bills shows it to me when I add a new account. It will name each account in this format: "random bank - ****"

If you have legacy accounts from when it was called Pageonce or Check, it will have whatever name you made for it then.
Oh, didn't realize you were talking about Mint Bills.
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #179 on: May 15, 2016, 03:04:59 PM »
Oh, didn't realize you were talking about Mint Bills.
Pageonce > Check > Mint Bills