Personal finance site Mint.com has debuted its Android app today, which lets Mint.com users access a complete snapshot of their financial picture and manage their finances on the go. Mint.com, a TechCrunch40 company that was acquired by Intuit for $170 million last fall, initially announced the development of the free app last November.
The app includes many of the key features of Mint.com’s iPhone app, including the ability for users to see real-time account balances, check recent transactions; compare their spending against their monthly budgets, and edit transaction details. The app also includes a few features that are exclusive to the Android app, including easy search for recent transactions, a Mint.com widget that includes snapshot of overall cash flow in real-time, and Android live folders that give users financial updates on the phone’s home screen without launching the Mint.com application.
Of course, including all of your financial information in one app can pose a potential security threat if your phone is lost or stolen. But Mint.com says that the the password-protected application allows users to immediately disable access to the app from the Mint.com website.
Mint.com is a free online personal finance service that is aimed at being “easy and secure way to manage and save money online.” The service is accessible anywhere, anytime over the web. Launched in September, 2007, the company states that Mint.com has over 1 million users, making it the largest and fastest growing service of its kind. Mint.com has received top awards from Kiplingers, Money and PC World magazines and is PC Magazine’s Editors’ Choice. Mint.com was acquired by...