Should I upgrade to Quicken Home & Business 2013 from the 2010 version which works perfectly for me?

I have noticed that on the Amazon site the one star reviews outnumber the five star reviews by more than 2 to 1 at this time.

That is a bad sign for my potential upgrade.


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a)  I would not look at the 50% off sale as a do-or-die deal.  I will grant that it is a good deal, but it is common to be able to buy Quicken from reputable dealers at well below the MSRP. 

b)  There have been signficant issues with the impementation of mobile access to your data -- a feature that was introduced new in QW2013.  I believe that generated a large number of negative reviews.  (I should also admit I have not looked at the reviews at Amazon - your apparent primary source.)  My interpretation of comments from this site - from users whose opinions I respect  - is that aside from the mobile access issue, QW2013 is a solid product. 

It is possible that specific reports, statements, invoice forms, etc. will not convert smoothly from one version of Quicken to the next.  That has always been something of an issue - a risk.  That should be readlly apparent to you within the first days of use.  If need be, you can then make use of Intuit's 60-day money-back policy. 

From what I am reading in this discussion, I think you will want to move to QW2013 before your QW2010 sunsets in April, 2013.   

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