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In “Finding a Replacement for Quicken” (5 August 2011), we presented some of the questions that you should ask yourself about the features and capabilities that you need in a personal finance package to replace Quicken 2007 (and earlier) now that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion has made that software obsolete. In addition, we asked you to add to our list of questions in the comment section for that article. Many of you did just that, and we bundled your questions and ours into an email message that we sent to the 17 developers of the possible Quicken replacement packages that we listed in the article.

Eight of the developers responded, and we have collated their responses, which we present in “Follow-up to Finding a Replacement for Quicken” (20 September 2011). This article won’t appear in an email issue of TidBITS, since it’s just a big set of lists that may grow if we hear back from additional developers. But if you’re still looking for a personal finance program to take over your financial needs from Quicken, hopefully this information will help you narrow the list of candidates.

 

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Michael Kaplan  2011-09-27 23:15
1st Intuit stopped any cooperation with Landware Pocket Quicken to get users to use their LAME online app.

I've been using quicken 2006 and have not upgraded to Lion; I have looked at many apps to replace Quicken. In the Apple APP store I decided on Checkbook (I don't use it for brokerage-etc) And if anything it is better than Quicken, easier to set up and use.
Intuits 'so called' guarantee re: Quicken TurboTax is a big a labyrinth like US TaxCode--I spent hours online with their tech directing me to use menu, etc but file he wanted wan't there: so he took the user error not covered by guarantee : TT created the file, and where to place it--User error?

Intuit has the Microsoft flu: they now advertise loans, small Biz web site, etc. They are spread so thin that 52 of their products and you could play cards. Summary: CheckBook isn't quicken BUT that's a good thing: it is better!

Need broker acct, etc get CheckBookPro.