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 healhcare)

Dentist
Doctor
Eyecare
Pharmacy
Health Insurance
Gym
Sports

Kids

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

Food & Dining

Groceries
Coffee shops
Fast Food
Restaurants
Alchohol & Bars

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
Trade Comissions

Business Services

Advertising
Office Supplies
Printing
Shipping
Legal

Taxes

Federal Tax
State Tax
Local Tax
Sales Tax
Property Tax