Why I Decided To Keep My Spreadsheet AND Mint For My Budget
Jan09

Why I Decided To Keep My Spreadsheet AND Mint For My Budget

So I track my spending and income in Mint for the most part but I also have a spreadsheet in Google documents. This spreadsheet is where my actual budget was created before I copied the numbers to Mint and every time I make a change to the budget I use the spreadsheet first so that I can see the effect on the numbers. I enter my receipts into the spreadsheet manually so that I can have very detailed look at where my money goes. It...

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Deposit Money To Your ING Accounts With CheckMate
Jul28

Deposit Money To Your ING Accounts With CheckMate

So I finally got a chance to use the mobile deposit feature on my ING accounts. It is called Checkmate and it allows you to deposit checks directly to your ING accounts using a mobile device. I previously used the mobile deposit feature on my Chase accounts and I was a bit annoyed that ING was taking such a long time to introduce this feature when so many other banks already allowed customers to deposit checks via a phone or a tablet....

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Update On My Missed Insurance Payment

So I recently wrote about how I had a missed insurance payment while traveling and how I got it resolved. I got the information set up in my ING account and now have it listed as a bill. I set up my account to send out regular bill payments on a certain day of the month and I waited with bated breath to see what would happen.  Well this month the bill payment went out and I noticed that ING had sent out the payment as an electronic...

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A Few Trading Account Options
May11

A Few Trading Account Options

The stock market is a crazy place and it can be really scary especially when you see things like Chase announcing a $2 Billion loss happening right before your eyes. Of course people can still make money when the price of a certain stock goes down or they can protect their money by moving it out of that affected stock as well. If you are looking for a trading platform for your stocks, options and ETFs a good way to save money is to...

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ING Now Has Remote Deposit
Apr30

ING Now Has Remote Deposit

I love my ING accounts and using them has just gotten even better. ING has now added a remote deposit function to the mobile app which means you can now deposit checks straight from your phone!!!! In the past you had to mail your check to ING or deposit the money to another bank and then do a transfer. Having the new feature means that your money gets into your account with fewer steps so it is a really big step forward for ING. Here...

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