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Mint is Now Available Freely On the Windows Store


Mint, a personal finance service that gives users the ability to link to more than 20,000 different bank, credit card, loan and investment accounts, making it easy to view all your financial statements in one placeto see where your money is going is now available on the windows store.

Windows Phone users will therefore be able to link all their accounts automatically giving them latest updates on how they are using their finances. Users can get access to on the web or through the Mint app available to download (for free) from the Windows Store and for your Windows Phone from the Windows Phone Store.

With Mint, users will forget managing their budget in Excel spreadsheets  and manually putting in numbers every few weeks. With Mint, they will be able to link accounts, and get a single view that updates automatically with the most up to date look at all finances at any given moment.

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The Mint app is right from the Start screen. The Mint app for Windows 8.1  has a Live Tile and supports all the various tile sizes in Windows 8.1 including the large tile which displays quite a bit of real-time financial updates on my Start screen. Users can also snap the Mint app next to other apps they are running – which makes cross-referencing things super easy. Then start receiving notifications as my accounts update on charges and feels.

On a single day, a user can set how much they spent on paid apps from the store or on gadgets and how much less they have spent this month compared to last month.

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Basic features of Mint app for Windows (and Windows Phone) gives you:

  • Monitor accounts anytime, anywhere. Up-to-date account information is easily accessed on Windows Phones, tablets, laptops and PCs.
  • Track spending. Transactions are automatically categorized to simplify money management, giving users the ability to organize their finances and create customized budgets.
  • Find ways to save. Mint suggests easy-to-follow steps to save more money based on users’ spending.
  • Enter or edit pending transactions. Add transactions at the time of purchase and instantly see available bank and credit balances.


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For more on the Mint apps for Windows and Windows Phone – see Mint’s blog post here.

Start managing your finances with Mint today and download Mint from the Windows Store!

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Sam Wakoba
Sam Wakoba
Taking you on tour through Africa's tech and business ecosystem, one story at a time since 2010! Based out of Nairobi, Kenya, Sam is the founder and managing director of Moran Media, which runs, various other digital platforms and a startup incubation hub for Kenya's youthful entrepreneurs. Drop me a mail at [email protected]

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