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FeeX Review – An Investment Fee Reducer

FeeX review

FeeX is a service that deals with an often overlooked aspect of investing, which is the fees you pay on the accounts you invest with. There are all kinds of fees associated with maintaining an investment account, and the job of FeeX is to reveal them to you, and then make suggestions as to alternatives. […]

Why I’ve Switched from Using Quicken to Personal Capital

switched from Quicken to Personal Capital

I’ve been a long time user of Intuit’s Quicken, as I’ve mentioned in my Quicken reviews over the years. In fact, I’ve been using Quicken since it was a Microsoft MSDOS product (over 20 years). But due to the lack of new features, functionality, the software’s quirkiness, constant upgrades and bugs, it’s unfortunately time for […]

How to Get Started With Mint.com

Mint.com

Like many people this time of year, I’m thinking about my financial goals and resolutions for the New Year. Last year was the first year I diligently tracked each and every expense, using a trusty excel spreadsheet. While I’ve been pretty good at using my system, it’s not a perfect system by any means. So […]

Mint.com Review – Should I Use Mint?

Mint.com

Mint is a FREE online personal finance (web 2.0) service similar to Quicken. Over the past several years I’ve taken mint.com for a test spin with my personal finances. With Mint you have no local software to install, and it’s a service you can access with any browser or mobile device. This review of Mint.com has been […]

Quicken 2015 for Windows Review – Analyze Your Investment Portfolio

Quicken 2015 for Windows

I’ve been a long-time user of Intuit’s Quicken since 1992 — now over 20 years. My family and I track 60+ accounts within Quicken. So to say I’m a power-user of their product would be an understatement. We have every bank account, credit card, asset, retirement, investment, and liability linked within the software. For this […]