Ways to Categorize Your Spending

Ways to Categorize Your Spending

We've updated our list of categories in response to your feedback in order to provide you with more flexibility in organizing your expenses. We've greatly expanded the list, eliminated some categories and moved some things around to make things easier for you. Here's the complete list of categories:

Key

Red = Categories We've Removed Green = Categories We've Added Blue = Categories We've Renamed

Category

Description

 

Income

   
Income Paycheck  
  Investment  
  Returned Purchase  
  Bonus  
  Interest Income  
  Reimbursement  
  Rental Income  

MISC

   
Uncategorized Cash & ATM  
  Check  
Exclude From Mint    

Expense

   
Entertainment Arts  
  Music  
  Movies & DVDs  
  Newspaper & Magazines  

Education

   
  Tuition  
  Student Loan  
  Books & Supplies  

Shopping

   
  Clothing (was Clothes & Accessories)  
  Books  
  Electronics & Software  
  Hobbies  
  Sporting Goods  

Personal Care

   
  Laundry  
  Remove: Gym  
  Hair  
  Spa & Massage  
  Remove: Sports  

Health & Fitness (was healthcare)

   
  Dentist  
  Doctor  
  Eye care  
  Pharmacy  
  Health Insurance  
  Gym  
  Sports  

Kids

   
  Activities  
  Allowance  
  Baby Supplies  
  Babysitter & Daycare  
  Child Support  
  Toys  
  Remove: education  
  Remove: student loan  

Food & Dining

   
  Groceries  
  Coffee shops  
  Fast Food  
  Restaurants  
  Alcohol  

Gifts & Donations

   
(was Gifts & Charities) Gift  
  Charity  
  Remove: Church  

Investments

   
  Deposit  
  Withdrawal  
  Dividends & Cap Gains  
  Buy  
  Sell  

Bills & Utilities

   
  Television (was Cable/Satellite TV)  
  Home Phone (was Phone)  
  Internet  
  Mobile Phone (was Wireless/Cellular)  
  Utilities  

Auto & Transport

   
  Gas & Fuel (was Gas / Fuel)  
  Parking  
  Service & Auto Parts  
  Auto Payment  
  Auto Insurance  
  Service & Auto Parts  

Travel

   
  Air Travel  
  Hotel  
  Rental Car & Taxi  
  Vacation  

Fees & Charges

   
  Service Fee  
  Late Fee  
  Finance Charge  
  ATM Fee  
  Bank Fee  
  Commissions  

Business Services

Advertising  
  Office Supplies  
  Printing  
  Shipping  
  Legal  

Taxes

   
  Federal Tax  
  State Tax  
  Local Tax  
  Sales Tax  
  Property Tax