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For the last couple of years, I've been using Mint to manage my bank account and credit cards. It offers a quick and easy way for me to know how much money I (don't) have at any given moment, as well as constantly monitor my credit cards. For me, simple is good - I don't bother with investments of any kind, so I have no use for a service that offers that sort of management. For those who do, though, the official Personal Capital app just hit the Play Store.

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In a nutshell, Personal Capital makes it easy to keep an eye on all your finances - everything from checking accounts and credit cards to any investments you may have. Without having actually used the service, I will say it looks to be a very powerful and intuitive tool for finance management.

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And, for today only, the company is offering a pretty enticing deal for at least trying the service: if you sign up and add your accounts, they'll send you a $20 Amazon gift card. So, if nothing else, you can at least score something from Amazon just for giving it a shot. Hit the link below to sign up, then grab the app.

Personal Capital

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, and musician. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6- or 7-string, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Guest

    "I don't bother with investments of any kind"
    It's never too early to start saving, Cameron.

    • Cherokee4Life

      haha, I am trying it out as i type. looks nice, the web portal is really slick

      • Cherokee4Life

        Just got my confirmation e-mail stating that within 5 days I will get my $20 Amazon Gift Card... that was easy

    • Andy_in_Indy

      Even more importantly, you can save without having to "manage" investments. Speak with your insurance agent or banker about programs that they offer!

  • Mike Kilar

    Free Amazon gift card? Okay! Signed up.

    Anyone know when they get the gift card?

  • Keith Freeman

    How do you sign up for the giftcard?

  • woj_tek

    oh noes, they told me to get eff off — "This item cannot be installed in your device's country."…

  • frus

    "This item cannot be installed in your device's country."
    Does anyone know any alternatives that are internationally available?

    • itznfb

      Pageonce? No idea if it's international.

      • frus

        Apparently not, thanks anyway though

  • http://twitter.com/tony_byatt Tony Byatt

    I contacted them and they said it can take up to 7 days to receive your gift card.

    • Keith Freeman

      Do they send it to your email address?

      • http://twitter.com/tony_byatt Tony Byatt

        Yeah...

        • asd

          Can someone please upload the apk file? Not aviable here in germany

      • http://twitter.com/tony_byatt Tony Byatt

        After you sign up through their website you have to add an account. I added my banking account. Then contact them...

  • aku

    not available for ur region......I guess offer is no good for Canada shut!

  • Scott

    How do you know if you're receiving the gift card? I already added 2 accounts.

    • Cherokee4Life

      it took 2 hours to get the confirmation e-mail but they will send it.

      • Scott

        Thanks. I just received my confirmation email about 5 minutes ago. Almost 2 hours on the dot.

  • Zimeron

    FYI Mint also handles investments, the way this article is written doesn't sound like it does.

  • http://twitter.com/Xeratun Xeratun

    Mint can track stocks as well. The whole one share of stock I've ever owned is in my Mint account and I can track it there.

  • popcicle

    After a couple hours i contacted them about not receiving a amazon gift card and they sent an email a few minutes later confirming i would get it. if you haven't received a gift card just email them.

    • http://twitter.com/keefmastaflex Kiefer Lobb

      They never emailed me back, its been a full 24 hours. Whats the right email address to use?

  • http://www.facebook.com/larryjasonstorey Jason Storey

    Signed up and a few hours later got an email said 5-10 days.. I can be patient for free stuffs. Try AP

  • Matthew Fry

    This is really cool! And it has most of my accounts in the list.

  • JacobK254

    Just got my gift card claim code via email