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Download the Mint app on your PC. It brings together your bank accounts, credit cards, bills, and investments so you know where you stand financially.
What is the Mint PC app?
With more than 15 million users, the Mint app is a simple personal finance program that’s web-based. It’s free to sign up, and it takes only a few seconds to add new accounts. Every time you visit the app, your financial data gets updated automatically. Mint presents your financial information in a slick, easy-to-use web interface, with pretty graphs and all.
Although the service appears to be more about glitz than useful functionality, it’s still very helpful for things like budgeting, creating goals, and aggregating all your financial accounts in one place. Its dashboard gives a quick summary of your personal finances at a glance.
How it works is you sign up for a free account and then link your bank and credit card accounts by entering your login credentials when prompted to do so. This is the part that gives many pauses and we’ll get into more details about it below.
After you’ve linked your accounts, you can use Mint to track your budget, creating savings goals, and get alerts on your spending. You can even participate in bill pay to manage your monthly bills on Mint as well. The app has a website and a phone app, which means you can manage your money at home or on the go.
For someone who wants to stay plugged into their finances and goals with little daily effort, this tool is a great find. And if you’re a cash budgeter? Mint for PC app can still help you.
Mint for PC app enables you to keep all your bills organized on the platform. That includes regular payments, like rent, utilities, and loan payments, as well as variable expenses like paying the babysitter. The app will indicate both the due date and the payment amount. You can also get bill reminders, to let you know what’s due, how much, and when. Bill reminders can be sent to your mobile phone.
The app enables you to include taxable brokerage accounts, mutual funds, IRAs and 401(k) accounts. You can even compare your own account performances to various market benchmarks to see how well you’re doing. They also have a fee analyzer service.
Mint for Windows provides your credit score from TransUnion. They will also provide you with information telling you how your score is calculated, and how you can improve it. You’ll get credit alerts whenever TransUnion receives new credit information from creditors.
Through this feature, Mint enables you to find better deals on a wide variety of service providers. They can help you find better deals with bank accounts, credit cards, brokerages, retirement plans, insurance and loans.
|Platform type||Mobile and browser-based|
|Availability||iOS (including Apple Watch), Android, Windows Phone and Amazon|
|Automatic account syncing||Yes|
|Free credit score||Yes|
- Free, fast, and easy
- Highly automated
- Simple budgeting tools
- Checks credit score
- Good mobile support, including for Apple Watch
- Only supports US and Canadian accounts
- Discontinued bill pay
- Weak investing tools
How to Install the Mint app on Windows and Mac
- Install an Android emulator on your PC, I will recommend the BlueStacks or NoxPlayer emulator.
- Run the exe file on your PC and start the installation process of the emulator
- After the installation is complete open the emulator and look for the PlayStore app on the home screen and open it
- Search for the Mint app, click on the install button
- Log in using your Google ID to start the download process.
You can use the Mint app on your smartphone as well.