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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 #210 on: January 24, 2018, 01:49:44 PM »
anyone have issues adding new accounts getting error saying that the account doesn't exist?
CS is useless indians who told me i had too many accounts (due to Amex AUs'). I deleted my amex accounts and then still got error. Then got error when trying to add amex cards back as well.

Any good alternatives that will pull data from the banks?
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #211 on: February 18, 2018, 10:53:31 AM »
Mint down for anyone else right now?

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #212 on: February 18, 2018, 10:57:13 AM »
Mint down for anyone else right now?
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« Reply #213 on: February 18, 2018, 11:03:48 AM »
Yea. I tried clearing cookies even. still did not help.

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #214 on: February 18, 2018, 11:19:14 AM »
Yea. I tried clearing cookies even. still did not help.
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #215 on: August 15, 2018, 05:42:54 PM »
Anyone else having trouble linking or refreshing Amex accounts that have alot of au's? I added a login and its showing all au accounts as well. Being that its 30 something au's it wont refresh.

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #216 on: August 15, 2018, 06:36:55 PM »
Anyone else having trouble linking or refreshing Amex accounts that have alot of au's? I added a login and its showing all au accounts as well. Being that its 30 something au's it wont refresh.
You can have it ignore certain accounts within a login
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #217 on: August 15, 2018, 06:39:34 PM »
You can have it initially certain accounts within a login
How?

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« Reply #218 on: August 15, 2018, 06:50:39 PM »
How?
There should be an option to "hide account"
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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #219 on: August 15, 2018, 06:52:52 PM »
There should be an option to "hide account"
That's not when initially adding account. And all that does is it doesn't show it to you but since it's the same login it still has to update it

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #220 on: August 15, 2018, 11:51:39 PM »
To me, a personal finance tracker either has to be able to access everything or it's completely worthless. I tried adding my Robinhood account and it couldn't do it.  >:(

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #221 on: August 19, 2018, 10:41:03 AM »
coned.com now has 2 step auth anyway to link with mint?

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« Reply #222 on: August 20, 2018, 03:26:10 PM »
coned.com now has 2 step auth anyway to link with mint?
I chat`ed with them and they updated the it should ask for the code

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Re: Mint.com- tracks your finances
« Reply #223 on: February 03, 2019, 03:16:45 PM »
Since my target credit card got switched to a mastercard, new transactions are not showing up in Mint. I tried adding the account again but it tells me that it's already there. Anyone know how to fix this?
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