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Moneydance 2010 Review: PC, Mac, Linux

Moneydance bills themselves as the most intuitive personal finance application.  It’s an interesting motto so I thought I’d put that to the test.  Since Moneydance is written in Java it supports PC, Mac and Linux which is great news for those not on a PC or those moving from one platform to another. Where to […]

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You Need a Budget (YNAB) for the iPhone Review

Well it was just announced that the You Need a Budget (YNAB) iPhone app was published so I just had to try it. Note: if you do not run the YNAB desktop software this will be useless to you so don’t waste your money, unless of course you are going to pickup the full version […]

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PocketSmith Personal Finance Software Review

I recently have had the opportunity to try out PocketSmith a newer online service that turns the ordinary expense tracking software on it’s end. Instead of revolving around the traditional register entry of any of the other packages out there PocketSmith centers on a calendar that will let you manage events and forecast your future […]

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Quicken Essentials for Mac Review

Well it’s finally here the much awaited release and my review of Quicken Essentials for Mac.  Okay maybe not everyone was waiting for my review but it’s nice that it’s finally out I think you can agree.  There’s a definite drought in the Mac world as far as personal finance software is concerned. The good […]

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TurboTax Review: I try out the Home & Business Edition

WARNING: Strong Tax Geek Content here. I’ve been a longtime TurboTax user and this year I opted for the Home & Business Version thanks to FiscalGeek actually making some money last year. My normal return is usually not too hairy since I haven’t had any real investments outside my 401k so I was always opted […]

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You Need a Budget (YNAB) 3.0 Personal Finance Software Review

Just yesterday You Need a Budget 3.0 (Open Beta) was released into the wild so I upgraded immediately. I know it’s sad, but it was almost as if I got an early Christmas present. I use YNAB Pro almost on a daily basis and have for about a year solid. It’s worked great for me […]

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Quicken 2010 Personal Finance Software Review

Intuit released it’s latest version of it’s flagship product Quicken 2010 on October 11th 2009 so being the geek I am had to acquire a copy for review and see if it’s worth the expense both for myself and my readers.  The sad state of affairs is that as far as the personal finance software […]

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Google Android Personal Finance App Review

My current cell phone is an iPhone 3GS but recently I had the opportunity to try out a Google Android based phone the older G1 on T-Mobile. I’ve had just about every flavor of Windows Mobile phone which were great but they just couldn’t touch the iPhone’s interface, and app availability. I was eager to […]

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