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Quicken Online’s Best Feature: Trends

I logged into my free Quicken Online account yesterday for the first time in a while. Now that Quicken has about 90 days of data from all of my financial accounts, I started to play around with the trends feature. And I loved it. The “trends” tab on Quicken Online is arguably the free budgeting […] Receipt Organization a la Netflix

It seems like only a year ago I was lamenting the absence of innovative web-based personal budgeting tools. Today we have and, and even Quicken has launched an online budgeting product. While these sites are all long overdue ways to keep tabs on your money, one site,, takes the cake for the […]

A Million Bucks by 30 by Alan Corey Book Review

So, you think you want to be filthy rich? Twenty-nine year old Alan Corey had the same dream, and in his new book, A Million Bucks by 30, he explains exactly how he went from average Joe to a millionaire before his thirtieth birthday.

Mvelopes Review: Personal Budgeting Software

If you have decided to start a personal budget or want to follow your budget more faithfully, perhaps you’re considering software to help get the job done. Mvelopes Personal, by software developer In2M, is one of three major choices for personal finance software along with Intuit’s Quicken and Microsoft Money. As described in this review, however, Mvelopes is substantially different than its competition.

Yodlee, BillQ, and the Future of Online Personal Finance Tools

Online personal finance tools can show all your bank, investment, and loan accounts on one webpage and – soon – may provide Quicken-like budgeting power you can access anywhere. So where are they?