Quicken is one of the oldest and most recognized personal finance programs available, with more than three decades of history behind it. But for many users, it just doesn’t cut it.
There’s nothing like a new year to get the ball rolling on changing some of your habits. A fresh year is a fresh start that can give you the motivation to sort things out. And you know that we’re here to help you get your finances looking the best they ever have.
Finding more money in my budget every month is certainly a goal of mine. More money to sock away in my savings? That works for me!
Hey guys, it’s time to get a handle on your money. It’s time to stop overspending, start saving and finally figure out what exactly is going on with your retirement accounts, right?
Personal finance software has been around for several decades. Since the internet was invented, we’ve looked for ways to manage our household and investment accounts in an uncomplicated way. Thanks to advanced technology and security, you can link your bank account to finance software that will aggregate your transactions into manageable spending reports, graphs and budgets.
Oh boy, it’s January. That time of year again. Time for the dreaded New Year’s resolutions, the annual reviews and goal-setting season. You know what I’m talking about.
If you’ve ever paid attention to money guru Dave Ramsey, you’ve probably heard him talk about zero-based budgeting. It’s his favorite method for taking control of personal finances, and it’s a hot topic. It puts you in total control over your money, making every dollar work for you. In fact, zero-based budgeting can be a great first step down the road to financial freedom. And it’s simple to do — no fancy apps needed (although they certainly can help!). But what the heck is it?
When I was 26 I got a financial wake-up call. I was underemployed, making $900 a month and carrying student loan debt. I’d graduated college three years earlier with $25,302 in debt and hadn’t been able to find a full-time job. I was stuck in the part-time job and low-income loop, and I didn’t know how to get out.
Thanks to the internet, taking control of your money is easier than ever before. But good personal finance software does more than just helping you budget… these programs can help you do everything from paying your bills to monitoring your investments to helping you learn more about your assets. However, what personal finance program is the right one for you? We’ve done a number of reviews of the different types of personal finance software/apps that are up and coming in the tech space. Now that we’ve done the research, here’s a detailed side-by-side comparison so you can determine which app is right for you. When selecting the a personal finance app, you’ll want to take the following into consideration. Can the software help you:
- Maintain your budget?
- Pay your bills?
- Manage your debt?
- Monitor your investments?
- Synchronize all of your financial data? You’ll find the links to detailed reviews we’ve published, along with the promotions available. To view all apps please scroll to the right in the table to view all reviews.
I just read the news that Quicken is now for sale by Intuit. According to Intuit, they are still committed to supporting Quicken while it’s for sale. What does this mean for the service and how will this affect you?