How to Customize Mint?

One of the best and most important aspects of Mint is that you can create categories for just about anything to keep track of your spending. Of course, there are your standard expenses like lodging and transportation, but if you want to focus more on your Sephora habit, for example, or how much you spend on a dining spot you frequent during your workday, you can. It’s completely customizable.

On the Mint subreddit, categories are a common topic of discussion. What are the best categories to track? How much do you really need?

One of the Lifehacker staff (* coughs, Virginia, coughs *) has a separate category in Mint to track his kombucha spending. So tell us: do you have weird subcategories in Mint or your favorite budgeting app? How much detail do you break down your expenses and how do you generally use the app?

Let us know in the comments.


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