I would like to be able replace my other app iXpenseit with Mint, however Mint does not save enough historical data for me to go back 2-3 years to compare trends

I would like to be able replace my other app iXpenseit with Mint, however at this point Mint does not safe enough historical data for me to go back 2-3 years to compare trends.  Is it possible to extend the time that data is stored?   I would also like the ability to create and export expense reports based on category search criteria.

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Hi Dale,

Mint will save any historical data downloaded; however, I believe the issue is that it can only download up to 90 days in most cases, depending on the institution, from when you first add an institution to Mint. However, for example, if you had added an account 2 years ago, and still had the account today in Mint, it will have saved all data downloaded from the date you added it to the present. 

The only way that data could be removed at that point is if the account was deleted, and then the data is unrecoverable since Mint can only download as far as 90 days. This is not a limitation deliberately imposed by Mint but a technical one which sometimes varies depending on the institution involved. Unfortunately, there is no way to alter this. I apologize for any trouble this causes.

Regards,
Mint Mike

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