Is there anything better than quicken??


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diegoarbe

Down get me wrong,

I LOVE quicken, I choose quicken over any other program.
I was just woundering, what is there out there betteror more powerful
than Quicken and Money?

Feedback will be greatly appreciated!
:)

Diego
 
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Deke

No.

Thats the source of the discontent seen from time to time.

Quicken "owns" the market .

They can "afford" to manage you and your complaints in their own manner,
which some may view as being not partricularly helpful..

btw.

Here's a good example !!---

In a Canadian RRSP, we often hold securities in Canadian and in US dollars..

Quicken's (intuit Canada's) answer when informed Q2004 Deluxe or XG or
whever Can't Do This ? ?

"Oh create two RRSP accounts...one in Canadian and one in American
dollars.." !

Surely someone can come up with a better idea than that .... !!
 
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anangrymouse

Well, there is something like Quicken that I am trying, motivated by my
complete inability to recovery qdf files after months of trying.

So I started looking around for a program which has a file format that can
be opened by other programs like Excel (*.xls) so that if there is a
problem, the file can be more easily recovered.

I swear Intuit makes the files impossible to recover deliberately. I cannot
believe it to be otherwise since a lot of people have the problem of
recovering data and Intuit is so unresponsive to the problem.

So here is the program I am trying out for my modest means. It seems ok but
I have to work with it for a while to see if it meets my needs. It took me
a bit of time to find it because I downloaded and checked out a lot of Excel
style templates.

The program is: Checkbook for Excel at
http://www.djicomputer.com/Checkbook.htm
It is worth a try and at least you won't be playing games with proprietory
file formats that you can't open.

And if anybody has found something better, post it here!!!!!!
 
Z

Zilla

But Quicken is more than just a checkbook. Does this let
you download and reconcile from you online accounts,
for example?
 
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anangrymouse

But what good is all that if you are subject to losing your data and you
cannot access your data because Intuit likes to keep it that way.
 
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shrinkwrap86

I too would jump from Quicken for something less propriety but
downloading my accounts is key.

Now that I am unable to do that consistently in Quicken (another
subject for another time) I am looking. For my taste, the old Quicken 6
was all I needed, no planning, no inventory, no bloat. A checkbook on
wheels.

Shrinkwrap
 

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