1. The folks at Intuit suckered me into buying Quicken 2013 by sending a message that the online services on my existing version of Quicken (2010) will be discontinued in April 2013. I know that it is powerful software, but I only use it for one purpose: tracking my investments. In this area, the changes between 2010 and 2013 are minimal. So, that’s $50 down the tubes.

  2. I’m glad you posted this, since I’ve been considering upgrading to the latest version. I’ve been trying out Mint for personal budgeting and what-not, but found it’s not as easy to use as quicken. The only thing it has going for it is easy of access via apps, but now Quicken has mobile apps which is huge for me. I’ve read some bad reviews of them, however. What are your thoughts on the mobile app? You mentioned that you can’t split a transaction, but their video on http://quicken.intuit.com/personal-finance-software/quicken-mobile-app.jsp shows that you can. Are you using iOS? If so, perhaps the android version doesn’t have that yet.

  3. I am using Android. Quicken Support said that function is not yet working in the App. Otherwise, the app works well. It synced test entries I made in my phone, as well as ones made on my desktop.

  4. I did end up buying Quicken through your link, and the iOS apps both support transaction splitting which was good to see. I can do without Android having it for now, but it would be nice if they go that in there soon. I was pleased to see that the app will show you up-to-date transactions without requiring you to sync with your desktop software first.

  5. @CF – I agree. I always felt unsettled when away from my home desktop where I have my Quicken. The App gives me inner peace. Sad but true 🙂


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