Mint, the personal finance app, has announced they’re shutting down January 1st, 2014.
I’ve been using Mint a long time. The first transaction I have in there is a tuition payment of $1,830 to Wright State University on August 15th, 2014. But I’ve been using it longer than that - since before it was Mint - when it was called PageOnce. Back then it was meant to aggregate all your feeds, not just money feeds. Feed from your email, Facebook, and even MySpace.
Alternatives to Mint?
I haven’t vetted any of these. Some of these may cost money. And they don’t necessarily have a 100% overlap with the functionality of Mint.
But here are some alternatives to Mint that I’ve seen discussed around the internet:
- Copilot - not a web application, but only available for iPhone and Mac
- Empower - formally Personal Capital
- Fidelity Full View
- Monarch Money - made by former Mint people
- Moneydance by Infinite Kind, also not a web app, but available for Windows, Linux, & Android in addition to iPhone and Mac.
- Rocket Money
- Simplifi - owned by Quicken
- Tiller - embeds into a Google Sheet or Excel Spreadsheet
- Wealth Position
- YNAB aka “You Need a Budget”
Supposedly Credit Karma has (or will have?) transation tracking, but I haven’t been able to find it.
An Ode to Mint
Oh, Mint, dear friend of mine, now fading into the night,
For nearly a decade, you’ve been my guiding financial light.
From PageOnce’s inception, through name changes and through years,
You’ve helped me track my spending, calmed my financial fears.
In two thousand fourteen, on an August summer’s day,
I made my first transaction, a tuition I had to pay,
To Wright State University, a chapter of my life,
You were there to document it, my trusted digital rife.
Through ups and downs, you’ve been my constant companion,
Keeping tabs on budgets, expenses, and plans for expansion.
With every click and tap, you helped me stay on track,
To navigate the twists and turns, there’s nothing that I lack.
You used to aggregated social feeds, emails, and more,
But it’s your financial prowess that I truly adore.
A dashboard filled with data, transactions plain to see,
You’ve been the key to my financial harmony.
But now, the time has come to bid you our farewell,
As January 1, 2023, rings its solemn knell.
I’ll miss your insights and your ever-watchful eye,
As you gracefully bow out, and our tears we’ll try to dry.
Oh, Mint, you’ve been a faithful, trusted friend,
From PageOnce’s early days until this bittersweet end.
Though you may fade away, your memory will persist,
A chapter in my financial journey that I’ll never resist.
So, here’s to you, Mint, in this heartfelt ode I send,
A farewell to a dear companion, a true and loyal friend.
You’ll be missed, but the lessons learned will always stay,
As I navigate the future, in a different, mint-less way.
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