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Mint was the first cloud-based budgeting app to capture the public’s imagination and the model upon which many subsequent cloud budgeting apps have been based. While it’s still a strong choice for committed household budgeteers, Mint isn't the only option. High-quality alternatives like YNAB, EveryDollar, and Simple seem to grow by the month. Before you settle on Mint — or any other digital budgeting app, for that matter — check out these options too.
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