You may recognize the new app, called Mint Bills, because it is better known as Check, formerly PageOnce. Intuit, which bought Mint for $170 million in 2009, bought Check for $360 million last May.
The Mint Blog describes the new app like this:
We are excited to announce Mint Bills, formerly Check, which allows you to streamline your bill-paying process so you never have to miss a payment. Available on mobile, including Android, iPhone, and iPad, and now the Web, Mint Bills easily helps you see and pay your bills in one place. …
With the new Mint Bills web app, you can search for and set up bill reminders, and see what bills are due and when so you never miss a payment. The Mint Bills mobile apps have simplified the registration and startup process and have new bill categories, making it easier to find and add new bills. Android users will also see a complete redesign of the app.
Getting started is easy. New or current Mint users can easily create an account (separate from the current Mint experience) by visiting Mint Bills or downloading the app from the App Store or Google Play. For existing Check users, the app will update automatically under the new name, Mint Bills. Everything else will remain the same.
This kind of sounds like they just changed the name and no more integration has taken place. The email sent to users announcing the new app said, “Stay tuned as we integrate [Mint Bills] with Mint over the coming months.”
Couldn’t that have happened in the months since May? Or couldn’t Mint Bills wait?
Reached for comment on Mint Bills’ integration with Mint, a representative from Mint replied, “It’s not integrated at this time and [Intuit has] no further updates to share at this time.”
Mint has more than 10 million users. At the time of the acquisition, Check indicated that it also had more than 10 million users.1 - Reader Likes This Post