Today, Mint.com launched its free iPad application, giving users a more interactive view of their finances. The app combines everything that users love about Mint.com’s online personal financial management tool with popular iPad capabilities, like:
· Tapping charts to drill down on expenses
· Pinching a timeline to see spending over time
· Scrolling through personalized updates of account alerts, bill reminders and advice.
The app was built native to the iPad, so Mint users will see the application run faster and smoother, because it supports features of the newly released iOS 5.
Full release and more iPad screenshots follow:
Tap, Pinch and Flick to Financial Fitness with
Mint.com’s New App for iPad
Supports iOS5 Features, ProvidingFaster, Smoother Performance;
Automatically Updates Account Information
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Oct. 26, 2011 – People can now tap, pinch and flick their way to financial fitness with the new Mint.com app for iPad.
Now available on the App Store, the Mint.com app takes full advantage of iPad’s high-resolution, multi-touch display, delivering the most interactive view of Mint’s industry-leading online personal financial management tool.
Mint users will see the application run faster and smoother because the Mint.com app for iPad supports features of the newly released iOS 5, including Automatic Reference Counting technology. In addition, customers will receive instant updates onbill reminders, alerts and other account activity through the app’s Notification Center.
More than 7 million people use Mint.com’s award-winning Web and mobile offerings to quickly and easily see all their money in one place. The Mint.com app makesmoney management simple, giving users a convenient way to manage their accounts and learn more about savings and other transactions.
“People send us their inspiring stories about how and why they use Mint.com, and ithelped us to envision this new product,” said Aaron Forth, general manager of Intuit Inc.’s (Nasdaq: INTU) personal finance group. “For couples reviewing their combined savings at home on the couch, or for parents teaching their kids about money, the Mint.com app for iPad lets them tap, pinch and flick, making the experience more collaborative and social.”
How the App Delivers
The new iPad app re-envisions popular Mint.com features, letting users:
· Organize all accounts: One tap delivers a complete overview of finances, all in one place.
· Get personalized updates: New streaming delivery of account alerts, bill reminders and personalized advice helps people make smart financial decisions.
· Obtain financial insight: Pinch, tap and flick through graphs to drill into spending by category, merchant or budget.
· Sync multiple devices: Changes to one platform – on the Web browser, Mac, iPad, iPod Touch and smartphone, either iPhone or Android, automatically sync on all devices.
· Track cash spending: Theapp’s geo-location capabilities help people cleanly and immediately categorize cash spending, so no spending goes unaccounted for in people’s budgets.
· Review finances anywhere: No Internet? No problem. Storing data from the latest download allows easier viewing of finances, anytime, anywhere.
Intuit’s unique approach to innovation helps it quickly adapt products for tablets such as iPad, according to a recent report from Forrester Research. Mint on the iPad is the latest example, joining a robust line-up of mobile solutions that are changing the way people manage their finances around the world.
Users feel secure when managing money on the go, because of an application-level passcode, read-only account access and the ability to disable access from mobile devices to account information at any time from the Mint.com website.
Mint.com is a leading online personal finance software service from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), providing more than 7 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 $1 trillion in transactions and $485 billion in loans and assets 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 onlinepersonal finance service, please visit http://www.mint.comand follow Mint.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/mint.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit 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 andpayroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit Financial Services helps banks and credit unions grow by providing on-demand solutions and services that make it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $3.9 billion in its fiscal year 2011. The company has approximately 8,000 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.
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