Mobile App Spotlight: Mint
Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 8:00 am
Smartphone? Check. It’s definitely time to put your mobile device to work for you. As most of us already know our phones have capabilities that exceed calling or text messaging. In fact, savvy savers like you can download applications (aka apps) onto your phone. Apps can help you do everything from helping you manage your finances to saving you money! For the next few weeks we will be spotlighting our favorite mobile apps that can help you cut costs and organize your family’s finances.
This week’s app superstar is Mint. Knowing your household expenses and where you stand with your finances is key. It’s vital to understand a basic financial groundwork, where your family stands, so as to establish where you’d like to go. Mint is here to help you do that. With Mint you can keep track of all your account balances, recent transactions, and see how well your investments are performing. Mint’s helpful tools also allow you to create financial goals, like saving for a luxurious trip to Hawaii, and keep track of your progress in an easy to read graphic. In addition to organizing and categorizing your spending, this app makes suggestions on where you could save money in easy and accomplishable ways while also providing expert financial advice.
Ready to sign up? We thought so. To download this app for iPads, iPhones, Androids, or Tablets click here. If you’d like to learn more about Mint itself click here.