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Getting Oscar Ready Without Breaking Your Budget

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When Jennifer Lawrence tripped up the stairs en route to collecting her Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook, she did so in a voluminous, ballerina-pink Dior Couture gown now reported to be the most expensive Academy Awards dress in the show’s history. Its value? A whopping $4 million when you factor in the endless brand exposure...  Read more

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Everyday Savings Hacks

Did you know that making your morning cup of coffee at home can save you up to $60 a month? When it comes to your everyday activities, there are plenty of quick and easy life hacks to save yourself money. Over time, the dollars and cents will really add up. Watch for more savings...  Read more

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#BeMintValentine Giveaway: Share the Love!

#BeMintValentine Giveaway: Share the Love!

Every Valentine’s Day, we bestow gifts on those we love. But why not share something that will last a lifetime, like the chance to be good with your money? Today through Monday, February 16th (at 11:59pm PT), visit our Twitter and Facebook pages and share why you love Mint for a chance to win some...  Read more

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#HowWeSpend Twitter Chat Recap

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In case you missed it, last week we hosted a Twitter chat on the topic of #HowWeSpend, where we covered everything from the biggest spending trends of 2014, tips on spending wisely in 2015 to hot topics like mobile payments and millennial spending habits. With over 128 Twitter chat contributors and 697 mentions of #HowWeSpend,...  Read more

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Valentine’s Day: Can’t Buy Me Love

Valentine's Day: Can't Buy Me Love

From chocolate, to flowers, to pricey candlelit dinners, American’s spend a lot of money on Valentine’s Day to treat their better halves. But whether you’re single or committed, a Valentine’s Day lover or hater, there are plenty of ways to show someone you care without going broke. Click on “Launch Infographic” for an expanded view.


3 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship with Money

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Love and money: Two of the most complicated subjects in existence. And with February officially upon us, it’s hard not to feel the love in the air. After all, this is the month of spending money on material things like flowers, chocolates and fancy dinners to showcase the love you have for your significant other....  Read more

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@Mint Twitter Chat: How We Spend

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Already having a tough time sticking to your New Year’s financial goal to save more and spend less in 2015? Well, we are here to help! We’re partnering with some smart and savvy consumer financial experts and Mint partners for a live Twitter chat to discuss some of the biggest spending trends and pitfalls and...  Read more

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13 Grocery Shopping Hacks


You won’t find couponing on this list. Everyone has a different style when it comes to meal planning. Some people wing it, visiting the grocery store every day and whipping up dinner from what they find. However, if you want to save money and time, a little advance planning goes a long way. 1. Shop in...  Read more

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Saving Tips Every Fashionista Should Follow

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Being an artist and a fashionista can be quite a challenge when it comes to keeping your budget in check, which is why I recently started using I’m Katie Ryan, founder and creative director of queenikathleeni designs. While most of my time goes into creating artwork for clients and my e-commerce site, I also...  Read more