Problems When Switching Over From Money to Quicken: Part 1

Before I made the switch over from Money to Quicken, I had heard a number of horror stories about people who had already gone through the process.  Everything from computer crashes and forced reboots to complete file corruption and loss of data.  You always have to take all of these with a grain of salt … Read more

Why I Switched From Money to Quicken

I didn’t want to switch. I was adamant about it.  I even justified why I was sticking with MS Money. But the reason for switching from Money to Quicken came down to one simple fact: Money doesn’t work anymore.  You can no longer download your credit card transactions or update your stock prices. At first … Read more

Three Quicken Tips for Former MS Money Users

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I recently made the switch from Microsoft Money to Quicken 2010 Deluxe.  While I had expected to go through a personal finance armageddon, it turned out to be a much smoother experience than I originally thought.  It really wasn’t as bad as you may have read about in the … Read more

Checklist for Switching From MS Money to Quicken

Since I first installed Microsoft Money on my computer, almost a full decade ago, I’ve always had a good sense of my financial net worth. The software provided two essential functions that I could not live without: the ability to download my credit card transactions to my laptop and the ability to update price quotes … Read more