Guys, this is not the regular Quicken but rather a lite version (checkbook). Mint is better.
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 11:31a
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 11:33a
I have used Quicken for years, using both manual entry and electronic bank downloads, and have never experienced security issues. I'm not sure how Quicken Checkbook differs from Mint (or even IF they do), but both are Intuit products, anyway. Perhaps they are rebranding Mint?
I'm not afraid of the security issue and I think for the most part ppl are overly scared to the cloud thing. I'm not as afraid of security as to a site goes out of biz and I loose my data. In our connected world, I find being able to work on multiple devices (especially smartphones) a must have.
One other thing is that you will be nagged (read: forced) to upgrade in the future with desktop applications because that's how they make their money. For those that use QuickBooks you know what I mean. After a few years, you have no choice but to upgrade because they will start disabling features on the old versions. e.g. online features, etc.
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posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:03p
PRODUCT KEY needed?
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:16p
gaore said: PRODUCT KEY needed?
No. Leave that blank.
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:32p
I use Quicken Starter edition for basic record keeping and am fairly happy since I'm not doing anything complicated (reviewing account transactions and balances). I'm wondering how this version compares.
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:38p
Downloaded and ready to install but it says it will not import my data from my old version. Will have to load this to new computer and determine if it has any advantage over old version and if so start new with it at the beginning of the new year.
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 3:31p
Easy done. Thank you!!!
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 6:40p
:DWorks fine for me Thanks OP Have a Happy Big Bird Day
posted: Nov. 17, 2012 @ 11:11p
Works for me
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 12:09a
Got it. Thanks OP!
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 1:35a
it works. thank you.
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 10:44a
coolbreeze said: In for no good reason (use YNAB and Mint).
I used Money and Quicken for years, and it wasn't until I started using YNAB that I felt like I could actually make a budget that worked. Both of them always wanted my monthly budget to be the same every month, even if I overspent thousands the month before.
For replacing a checkbook, Quicken may be better, but for budgeting, it is YNAB all the way!
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 12:22p
In for 2!
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 3:53p
Thank you OP.
posted: Nov. 18, 2012 @ 11:06p
awesome op! edited link works! downloading it right now. this will get me organized in 2013.
posted: Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:23a
i got it, paid for the bank link feature. printed the online receipt, it had the 18 character code. received an email confirmation/receipt (which talked about downloading?!? what?) but email receipt did not have bank link code. opened Checkbook, tried to add the feature, i.e. bank link, using code from online receipt (with and without the dashes). wont take it. Any ideas?
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