This is probably good advice for someone who upgrades every year orFWIW: My suggestion for when to purchase any new version is to wait
until Feb/Mar. That will allow you to use the product with its final
patch, and return it for your money back (within 60 days of
purchase), if you are not happy with it.
two. It can also be a little difficult to return/downgrade if quicken
has converted your file for use with to the latest version.
However, I'm still on Q2012. I had considered going to Q2014 but it
sounded like it had more issues than I wanted to deal with.
Since Q2012 is going to sunset on April 30th 2015 I plan to upgrade to
Q2015 sooner rather than later. I don't really have the option of
returning it since I'm pretty well stuck with Quicken (with no plans
to go to any sort of online version).
My hope is that if there are any new bugs (which somehow seems to
always be the case) I can get some attention at Intuit before the
One question for those who have already tried Q2015:
- Is the online quicken.com account still necessary to use newer
versions of Quicken? Did anyone ever figure out what that was being
used for? I don't think that Intuit needs that information and I
don't want them to try to use that to leverage me into using their
online service. (call me paranoid if you want).
Still watching for useful information from people who have actually