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I recently set up a new checking account at my bank (Citibank) so I could link accounts. However, Citibank says that to add a second account to quicken and be able to download transactions I have to start a new Quicken file. Don't want to do that. I've got too much info in my current account to consider rebuilding my file from scratch. Also, there's a transition period when some old debits will still be going to my old checking account and the new account is starting to get active. Is there a way I can add the second checking account and download transactions or not?
    Totally wrong information from Citibank.I would venture to guess that almost all Quicken users have more than one account within one financial institution and have NO problems downloading those transactions into separate accounts into one Quicken file.I have two checking accounts at the same bank, two credit card accounts with the same credit card company and multiple accounts with my investment company.I have no problem downloading them into one Quicken file, although the download "method" varies from company to company._ Some download via Direct Connect, some via Express Web Connect in Quicken and some with Web Connect through the company's web site.But, ulitmately, they ALL download into ONE Quicken data file.
      Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: Totally wrong information from Citibank. I would venture to guess that almost all Quicken users..."I thought so.
        Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: I thought so."But I don't think this works if your login/username & password online for the 2 credit card accounts is different.  For instance, if you have a credit card in your name only (not joint) and your husband has a credit card in his name only (not joint), but with same credit card company & website, but different logins required for each account.I've had quicken 2009 give me the message that it cannot download transactions from 2 credit card accounts (i.e., usernames, etc.) from same bank.
          Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: But I don't think this works if your login/username & password online for the 2..."Works in my house ... using Direct Connect._ [Actually, from my recollections of what's been posted here, I think_you're more likely to be able to download from two totally unrelated accounts at the same fi, than two accounts at the same fi,_with the same user-id/password.]I think there must be some other problem in your case, though your post doesn't provide enough evidence to make a guess.
            Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: Works in my house ... using Direct Connect._ [Actually, from my recollections of what's been..."I have a similiar issue, and some supporting detail.I actually have 3 accounts with BoA, but two logins.  I set up one no problem.  When I set up my other login(with two accounts) it only lets me download from one.  What I have noticed is when I setup the second account for download, the account number gets changed to the last 4 digits.  Now, even if I download the information directly, it can_t find the account.I have repeatedly tried to set this up and always the second account number get changed.Thoughts?
              Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: I have a similiar issue, and some supporting detail. I actually have 3 accounts with..."Only that it sounds like you might be using Express Web Connect ... and I know of no solutions for EWC problems._ If you are trying to use EWC and its not working, you can always_fall back to using plain Web Connect (initiating the downloads from the fi's web site. [I think that several other users have posted about the account number getting changed during setup_ I don't recall anyone finding a solution.]
                Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: I have a similiar issue, and some supporting detail. I actually have 3 accounts with..."I had that same problem getting EWC setup on mine and my wifes BofA accounts, we both have the regular savings account but EWC (for both logins) would only download to one of the savings not the other and wouldn't let me select the other account.Work around. Do a manual web connect download into each individual account first, then follow the prompts when it asks you to convert to EWC. It should let you do it then.It took me a bit to figure that one out, but now Q09 downloads all accounts from both login's no problem
                  Quote:" two checking accounts same bank: I had that same problem getting EWC setup on mine and my wifes BofA accounts,..."Do you think this only applies to 2009? When, exactly, would I get prompted to switch to EWC?