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Sams Teach Yourself Mint.com in 10 Minutes by James Floyd Kelly

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LESSON 6. Email and SMS Alerts

In this lesson, you learn how Mint.com keeps you informed about your linked accounts using email and text messaging. You also learn how to configure alerts to trigger a notice when certain transactions or events occur and how to refine your alerts by turning on and off those that are useful to you.

Stay Alert

Mint.com does such a good job of summarizing your overall “financial health” on the Overview page that you may sometimes forget to dive down into the details of individual accounts and examine your data for unusual activity. It can become too easy to just view your current cash balance and credit card debt totals and forget to poke around in the actual transactions.

Fortunately, Mint.com is a vigilant tool, ...

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