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Alternative to Quicken

Well Intuit has progressively been making it harder for long-term, loyal users of Quicken(~12yrs for me)to stick with them.  They show little regard for their users with useless changes and new looks with new releases. It seems to me that those at Intuit development don't use the product. And the Quicken quotes and Quicken Online new release debacle seems to be the last straw for us all.  Problem is MS Money is a worse bet, so where do we all turn?Check out Moneydance.  It has been getting excellent reviews.  Based on my research so far, I am going to give it a try.  They offer a free download for trial with easy licensed version turn-on.  I am going to run them in parallel for a while and see how good it is.Intuit, I think we all hate being forced to criticize and abandon you, but you have left us with no choice other than to continue to live with a deteriorting product quality.
    Unfortunately I would have to agree. I have been using Quicken for over 10 years and no matter how loyal users want to be it is just impossible to use a product that simply does not work. Amazing to see a good name turn into a shoddy fly by night operation. Must be the outcome of greed and outsourcing.We need to support software that cares about IMPROVING it's product.
      Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: Unfortunately I would have to agree. I have been using Quicken for over 10 years and no..."Unfortunately the finest money management program shut down some years age. That was Managing Your Money by Meca.  I would pay a significant amount to get it back.Intuit and Msoft have missed the boat but I haven't found a viable alternative.  If anyone has please post it here.
        Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: Unfortunately the finest money management program shut down some years age. That was Managing Your Money by..."I have been using Ace Money for almost 3 Years. Its simple, its easy and effective. Best part is, its less expensive and has support for a lifetime.  I don't want to comment Induit's way of Shadowing its software support. But It was my mistake of having changed for a simple, yet strong built software like AceMoney to Heavy on resources software like Quicken. BTW, its available on www.mechcad.netThanks!
          Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: I have been using Ace Money for almost 3 Years. Its simple, its easy and effective. Best..."How complete is the data conversion process from QW data to AM data?In the past I tried a few other packages and the conversion never went as smoothly as I would have hoped for.  In fact, it was so bad I had to go back to QW.
            Check out moneydance at www.moneydance.com
              The ratio of features designed to help users vs. features to squeeze more $$ out of users and/or retain market share gets more and more out of whack every year.  How about a "decrapify" button that gets rid of links and menus in which I have no interest?Remember when big bad Microsoft was going to swallow up our "good guy" intuit?  I wonder if it's too late to make the deal.
                Have tried Moneydance and find the interface clunky and the entire program "unsmooth."Still looking.
                  Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: Unfortunately the finest money management program shut down some years age. That was Managing Your Money by..."Amen. I used that program on a MAC for years until it was removed from the market in the 90's. At first is was bought by a bank or group of banks for a proprietary home banking system. That is the last I heard of it.      But the great thing about MYM is that is just worked. Nothing too fancy, but it did the job. If were still around today I would use it.    For some nostalgia check:    See: http://www.andrewtobias.com/managing.html        http://www.andrewtobias.com/mymemergency.html
                    Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: I've been using Quicken since 1991 and I am completely fed up with Intuit and Quicken. Now..."I'm at a loss... Maybe we should generate an interest in the Open source community. Go for it then._ Action speaks louder than words...so get off your seat and DO IT!And, just for the sake of argument...who is "we"?_ Don't you mean you?_ Or do you really mean_someone else but you?
                      Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: I'm at a loss... Maybe we should generate an interest in the Open source community.  Go..."Well,There is an open source money management program called GNU Cash. You can download it for free at:http://www.gnucash.org/Feature Highlights     * QIF/OFX/HBCI Import, Transaction Matching    * Reports, Graphs    * Scheduled Transactions    * Financial Calculations     * Double-Entry Accounting    * Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts    * Small-Business Accounting    * Customers, Vendors, Jobs,      Invoices, A/P, A/RFAQ is at:http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/FAQ    Q: Which is the best way to import data from Quicken(TM)?    A: Start by making an account tree in Gnucash. There is a druid to help you, but keep at this stage to very similar names as you have used for categories and accounts in Quicken. Next export your Quicken data to a QIF format. Save this file. From the Gnucash menu select File > Import > Import QIF. Open your QIF file and follow the prompts. Match each category very carefully to your Account tree. Clicking on a highlighted line will allow you to choose from your new account tree. Match as much as you can. Then complete the import process. Look at the results and be prepared to alter the account structure and start again if you have too many "Unspecified" entries.     An alternative approach to creating the account tree in Gnucash first is to include your categories and accounts in Quicken's QIF export. This option is available in many versions of Quicken. If you have this data in the QIF file, Gnucash will create your accounts automatically. After the import is completed, you can edit individual Gnucash accounts and reassign them as needed.     Note that you cannot import a QDF file into GnuCash, and there are no plans to add "QDF" support anytime soon.
                        Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: I'm at a loss... Maybe we should generate an interest in the Open source community.  Go..."Here is a review of GNUCash:http://financialsoft.about.com/od/reviewsfinancesoftware/p/GnuCash_Profile.htm
                          Quote:" Alternative to Quicken: Unfortunately the finest money management program shut down some years age. That was Managing Your Money by..."i agree with you manageing your money was the best but unfornutely it willnot work wioth vista
                            Quote:" Alternative to Quicken - GNUCash Review: Here is a review of GNUCash: http://financialsoft.about.com/od/reviewsfinancesoftware/p/GnuCash_Profile.htm"That really isn't a review...it's a list of features that pretty much mimics the GnuCash site.I_would love to read some firsthand review of GnuCash.What holds me back from trying ANY other financial software package is the conversion process._ Since I have transactions from 1994 to date, converting my data is always a nightmare._ I tried converting my Quicken 2006 data (and earlier) to MS Money and also Moneydance._ Neither one of them converted my data properly and it would take me days (if not weeks) to straighten the mess out._ I am not patient enough nor desperate enough to do so.
                              i was using managing your money since bank of america used it for the original online banking till they went live online bankingdoes nay kow of any progrom thats has a check registry program like MYM had were you can keep simple track of yoru check book an alows you to do a simple balance
                                Quote:" Alternative to Quicken - GNUCash Review: That really isn't a review...it's a list of features that pretty much mimics the..."Try this:    http://www.linux.com/articles/114189    or this    gradstudentwealth.blogspot.com/2008/06/accountant-software-review-for-mac-gnu.html     There really is not much out there in the way of professional reviews...