See a comprehensive Mint.com review.
I do a lot of networking with other bloggers – one of the issues that has come up over the past year has been non-payment for services from Mint.com. I haven’t done any business with them myself, but I’ve had to listen to endless complaining from my various blogger friends – both Canadian and American, about how they sell links to Mint.com and they don’t get paid for them.
Finally this week – Debt Kid wrote a story about the issue and called out Mint.com for non-payment in a post called “Mint.com can’t seem to pay it’s bills“.
Given that Mint.com is a money-management website, it seems like an odd way to do business. They were acquired recently by Intuit, which is a first-class organization, so hopefully Intuit can straighten things around.
On with the links:
For those of you interested in book self-publishing – I did a cost comparison of several self-publishing companies – Self-publishing company comparison: Amazon CreateSpace, Lulu or Lightning Source.
Michael James came up with a useful cell phone feature. I’d amend this to just give a warning if I’m going over certain limits, rather than shutting down.
Jim Yih reviews Investing is not rocket science. Jim also reveals his own book coming soon.
Million Dollar Journey brags about paying off the mortgage in 3 years. Ok, now I really hate FT! Kidding – congrats on the great accomplishment.
Larry MacDonald says that DIY investors sometimes focus on fees too much. I think for smaller portfolios, fees are not as important if the advisor is providing good advice.
Boomer and Echo are determined to make us understand life insurance.
Canadian Personal Finance talks about holiday regifting in families
Canadian Capitalist warns that insiders have an advantage in the stock market