Fall is here in Oregon. The clouds have returned, the drizzles have begun, and winter is not far off. That means a lot is happening in my life in the coming months.
For the most part, I only use my credit card these days. However, having worked in a bank, I saw many situations where people needed to carry around large amounts of cash. Knowing how the government tracks cash is important for people that do large currency transactions with cash.
Having a reliable, savings account is a cornerstone of your personal finances. I keep my emergency fund in a savings account with a great rate so I can get quick access to my funds if needed, but I’m also earning a little something for keeping it there.
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This morning I woke to the introduction of Mint Bills. Mint Bills is a brand new feature of Mint.com, stemming from parent company Intuit’s purchase of payment service Check, which brings bill payment to the popular budgeting and money management site.
Today I want to compare two top personal finance tracking websites. We are going to look at long-time industry heavyweight Mint.com and a newer entrant: Mint Alternative Personal Capital. I have accounts with both and I have used each site extensively. Here is what you need to know when choosing between Mint and Personal Capital.