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Tiller vs Mint

Mint was a gateway to personal finance for millions. But now it’s time to graduate to Tiller, a more flexible, powerful, and private tool โ€“ one that will never leave you stranded.

โ€œHaving all my data in a highly flexible system I control is much more to my liking than Mint.โ€ย 

Tom Brown, Google Review โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Dec 24, 2023

“Tiller is the most robust financial budgeting and planning tool for families. Highly customizable. I spent months trying to find something to meet my needs. I’m very happy I found Tiller.”

Brian Flaherty, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Google Review, Jan 10, 2024

“Moved to Tiller due to Mint going away. I love the spreadsheet-based solution. Plenty of templates are readily available. Wish I had done this much sooner.”

Richard Taylor, Google Review, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Jan 8, 2024

“I’ve been using Tiller for several months (after Mint and Simplfi) and Tiller is by far the best experience for managing transactions. You can use their additional features like AutoCat and Spending Trends, or can nerd out with your own scripts, charts, summary sheets, etc.”

Rich Feit, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Google Review, Jan 5, 2024

MEET TILLER

Like Mint, Tiller automatically brings all your finances together in one place.

But instead of tracking your financial life in an app that can go away, Tiller stores everything in your personal Google or Excel spreadsheets, under your exclusive ownership and control.

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โ€œWhat’s Tiller? Well, it’s like Mint and a spreadsheet had a baby, and the genes from the spreadsheet were a lot stronger. Easy to use and super-convenient!”
– Joe Saul-Sehy, Stacking Benjamins

Tiller includes easy templates for tracking budgets, expenses, debt, net worth, savings, and more.

Start fast with the Foundation Template. Try a free solution from the Tiller Community. Or build your own dashboard powered by Tiller.

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MAKE TILLER YOUR OWN

Manage Your Money, Your Way

Before Mint’s shutdown, the reason people switched to Tiller was frustration with Mint’s inflexibility. But with Tiller, you can customize almost everything, from all your categories and auto-categorization rules to your budgets, reports, and even fonts and colors.

“When Mint went to Credit Karma I decided to look for a new program. I wish I had switched to Tiller much sooner. I have my own Excel budget I incorporated into Mint for the last 7 years, customized to my needs. I was able to port it to Tiller in about 2 hours and have incorporated over 10,000 transaction seamlessly.”

Brent Walker, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Google Review, Jan 3, 2024

“I used Mint but it had too many limitations. I switched to Tiller and it has been great! One of the best features is the flexibility and budgets. Support is great and everything I need works in Excel.”

Microsoft AppSource Review, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Nov 20, 2023

“Mint refugee, and man do I wish I had known about Tiller sooner. I now have so much control and can change the way things work to fit my specific financial situation perfectly.”

Glen Eckerman, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… Google Review, November 25, 2023

Top Reasons People Prefer Tiller Over Mint

Top-rated customer support

Get help when you need it with Tiller’s U.S.-based customer success team, help docs, and friendly, vibrant user community.

Fully customizable categories

Unlike Mint, Tiller gives complete control of creating, editing, and deleting all your transaction categories, groups, and tags.

Accurate auto-categorization

AutoCat automatically organizes your transactions into the categories of your choice 100% based on your custom rules.

Forecasting and analysis tools

Go beyond budgeting and analyze your trends, project cash flow and balances, and confidently plan your financial future.

Real-time collaboration

Mint is funded by monetizing your data, but Tiller is solely funded by your subscription and never shows ads

No export hassles

Unlike any other service, Tiller stores your data in your spreadsheets. If you cancel Tiller, you keep your data. Itโ€™s that simple.

Spotlight: Spending Trends

Your Spending at a Glance

See all your spending from all your accounts in one place with the new Spending Trends dashboard.

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Flexible Templates

Spotlight: FLEXIBLE BUDGETING

Easy Budgets Built-in

Tiller’s Foundation Template includes monthly and yearly budgets. Or use a free Community Template for budgeting on a calendar, envelope budgeting, or whatever approach is best for you.

Spotlight: DAILY EmAIL

No Time for Spreadsheets? 

Get an Email Summary of your latest transactions and balances in your inbox each morning. 

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Tiller is Trusted and Recommended

Tiller is recommended by top money experts, financial planners, and media outlets including Wirecutter, Inc.com, Business Insider, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, and CNBC.

HELP IS HERE WHEN YOU NEED IT

Resources for Moving to Tiller

Mint will soon close, leaving many in search of a new way to manage money. Use these links to evaluate Tiller, or find the best solution for you.

Tiller vs Mint: Detailed Feature Comparison

Note: Updated 01/16/24. Mint is shutting down in March 2024

Feature TillerMint
OVERVIEW
Aggregate your financial accounts to one placeY Y
Secures data with bank-grade encryption YY
US-based customer support from real peopleYN
Effortless expense trackingYY
Tools for budgetingYN
Net worth trackingYY
Credit score trackingNY
Subscription trackingYY
Account summary emailsYY
Mobile appvia Google/Microsoft AppsY
Web appYY
CATEGORY & TRANSACTION CUSTOMIZATION
Complete control of creating, editing, and deleting all categories YN
Category groupsYN
Category tagsYY
Add notes to transactionsYY
Complete control of auto-categorization rulesYN
Permanently delete imported transactionsYN
Rename transactionsYY
Manually import transactionsYN
Install or build your own custom category reportsYLimited
MONEY MANAGEMENT
Build custom reports for detailed planning and analysisYN
Install pre-built reports for detailed planning and analysisYN
Install prebuilt templates for tracking different money goals YN
Track multiple simultaneous budgetsYN
Track weekly and yearly budgetsYN
Use any budgeting strategyYN
Retirement goal planningY N
Customizable debt payoff trackingY N 
Cash flow reporting YN
Tag tax deductionsY Y 
Securely share and collaborate with othersY N
Brokerage account balance tracking?YY
Track current and historical securities informationYN
Tools for freelance/small business financesYN
ADS & PRIVACY
Targets users with adsNY
Shows “special offers” from 3rd partiesNY
COST$79/yearFree, with ads and partner offers
Note: Data is updated every few months. If you notice something out of date, contact support@tillerhq.com

“Awesome tool, templates, and community. Tiller is very powerful if you’re looking for more flexibility and automation than basic apps like Mint.”

Tony Reid, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…
Google Review, Oct 4, 2023

“I used Mint prior to Tiller, and I love the flexibility of Tiller far more. I highly recommend Tiller to anyone who doesn’t like the box Mint puts you in.

Donnita Mennealy, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…
Google Workspace Review

“Great customer support and active development. Tiller does everything I need and is highly customizable. Switched after using Mint.”

Wes Harris, โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…
Google Review, Sept 27, 2023

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"There isnโ€™t another tool on the market that does what Tiller can do.โ€
Will Hinton, Google Review October 30, 2023