Mint

Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 6 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    Not available
  • Total Downloads:
    1,443
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 27, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Webware

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2 stars

"Good program, but terribly slow website!"

January 10, 2013  |  By Markymarc

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

It can check all of your bank accounts fast.

Cons

Their web site is slower than molasses and the program sets up an inaccurate budget mistaking any money deposits as "income." It also is difficult to exclude account if they're in the same bank.

Summary

At first I was impressed when I used the Mint App on my cell phone. But when it created an incorrect budget showing income I never had, I decided to see if I could go on line with my computer and set up an accurate budget. Although convoluted, reading the faq files helped. However their website was so slow, it became a total source of frustration, often asking me to log in again over and over. Thanks, no thanks. Even for a "free" program, the time wasted because of their slow website isn't worth using any program. Both thumbs down from me!

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1 stars

"I'm going back to Quicken"

September 27, 2012  |  By frs56

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

mobile & online access

Cons

1. can only budget the current (or past) month (i.e. you can't budget October before October 1st - what good is that?)
2. can't budget an entire year
3. reporting is AWFUL. All you can get is a transaction dump and it doesn't exclude transfers - you have to manually go in and exclude both halves of the transfer.
4. you can't set up your own categories. You can set up new SUBcategories within the categories that MINT already has, but you can't set up new categories completely.
5. It does not include unplanned expenditures/categories in calculating where you are against your budget. for example if you didn't have car repairs budgeted (who can budget for a flat tire?) it will record the expense, but that amount is not included in the total of where you are against your budgeted expenditures? How stupid is that?

Summary

MINT simply doesn't do what I need it to do to run my household. I love the ability to see things on the go, but I can set up the ability to access my home computer from work and turn on Quicken remotely so I can update & categorize during my lunch hour. I know Quicken owns Mint, but the only thing Mint has over PC based quicken is accessibility. In every other category Mint pales by comparison. It's barely in the game.

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1 stars

"would be great if it worked"

June 01, 2010  |  By master_mind413

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Pros

looks nice clean interface with a great UI very snappy and quick, lots of tools too choose from

Cons

it can not connect to my bank account, I tried it three times and every time it came back with an error

Summary

would be nice if it worked, but it doesnt

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2 stars

"Seems great but problems persist"

May 30, 2010  |  By aevolker

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Pros

Free online budgeting tool that syncs all of your checking, savings, investment, loan and credit card accounts, allowing you to see exactly where your money is going.

Cons

Persistent problems updating and linking accounts

Summary

The idea is great but the continuing problems with certain banks make it almost useless. The support team is aware of the issues and claims to be working on a fix, but over a month later there still is no solution. The budget-setting and planning tools and user-friendly interface keep me coming back to see if the problems have been solved, but my frustration has grown to the point that I am searching for new software.

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5 stars

"awesome stuff"

May 26, 2010  |  By jessicasouza

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Pros

works great

Cons

none at all

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General
Publisher Intuit
Publisher web site http://www.intuit.com
Release Date January 27, 2010
Date Added January 27, 2010
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Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Business Applications
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Webware
Additional Requirements None
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File Size Not Available
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,443
Downloads Last Week 2
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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