What is the best way to upgrade quicken 2007 for Mac to Lion?

I currently am running Mac OS 10.5.8.  I am running Quicken for Mac 2007.  I have ordered and received the CD for Quicken 2007 for Lion.  What is the safest way of upgrading my Quicken program.  

Should I advance to OS 10.6 Snow Leopard first, then upgrade Quicken 2007 to Lion compatible from the new CD, and then upgrade the mac OS to Lion?  

or should I upgrade my Mac all the way to Lion first, and then advance Quicken 2007 to Quicken 2007 Lion Compatible?  

or should I advance Quicken 2007 to the Lion version with the CD first and then upgrade my Mac OS from Leopard to Lion afterwards?

My biggest worry is that I will advance to Lion OS and then find Quicken will no longer work, despite the upgrade to Lion compatible Quicken, and there will be no way to go back.

Answer

It actuality, it really doesn't matter. The programs are the same underneath the covers, and you can jump back and fourth using either version with the same data file (i.e. nothing gets "converted")

That said, I typically suggest to user in you case to go to Snow Leopard and ensure everything is working fine, then go to Lion or Mt. Lion. It will give you peace of mind.
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