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Android Users Can Manage Money On The Go With New Mint.com Application
New Mobile Offering Lets Consumers Track Spending, View Account Balances Anywhere, Anytime
Mountain View, Calif., May 3, 2010 – Android mobile phone users can now manage their money on the go with a new, free application from Mint.com (www.mint.com), the leading online personal finance service. The application, available for immediate download from the Android Market, lets Mint.com users access a complete snapshot of their financial picture and manage their finances anytime, anywhere.
"We've built a great financial tool for Android users, which expands our mobile solutions to even more users," said Aaron Patzer, general manager and vice president of Intuit Inc.'s (Nasdaq: INTU) Personal Finance Group and founder of Mint.com. "Mobile users check their account information frequently to make informed spending decisions. Expanding the number of Mint mobile apps means more people are armed with the budgeting and account information they need to save and do more with their money."
The new application is the latest in a series of mobile offerings that give Mint.com's more than 3 million users complete and convenient on-the-go access to their personal finances. The application joins the award-winning iPhone app and Mint's mobile messaging features.
Consumers can simply create a free account at www.mint.com, or use their existing account to access the new Android operating system features. These include:
- OS Search: Easily search for and find recent transactions, anytime, anywhere.
- Mint.com widget: Access a snapshot of overall cash flow in real-time.
- Android Live folders: Get financial updates on the phone's home screen without launching the Mint.com application.
In addition to the new Android-specific features, users will have access to the key features that have made Mint.com's iPhone application a favorite. These features let consumers see real-time account balances, check recent transactions; compare their spending against their monthly budgets, and edit transaction details.
The password-protected application provides exceptional data security. If an Android phone is lost or stolen, users can immediately disable access from the Mint.com website.
The Mint.com application is available for Android OS versions 1.5, 1.6, 2.0 and 2.1. More information about the Mint.com Android application is available at www.mint.com/features/android.
Mint.com is a leading online personal finance software service from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), providing over 3 million users a fresh, easy and intelligent way to manage their money. And it’s free. Launched in September 2007, Mint.com has quickly grown to track nearly $200 billion in transactions and $50 billion in assets and has identified more than $300 million in potential savings for its users. Mint.com’s innovation is in applying advanced technology to deliver breakthrough ease-of-use. Using patent-pending technology and proprietary algorithms, Mint.com allows users to see all their financial accounts in one place, makes it easy to set and keep to budgets, and helps identify money saving ideas. Mint.com is so effective that more than 90 percent of users say they have changed their financial habits as a result of using the service. For more information on Mint.com's free online personal finance service, please visit http://www.mint.com and follow Mint.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/mint.
About Intuit Inc.
InIntuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. The company’s financial institutions division, anchored by Digital Insight, provides on-demand banking services to help banks and credit unions serve businesses and consumers with innovative solutions.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $3.1 billion in its fiscal year 2009. The company has approximately 7,800 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.