Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-27-2014, 03:01 PM   #21
Full time employment: Posting here.
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 911
Originally Posted by braumeister View Post
I use Moneydance for everything.
As to investments, I can just say it works, mostly. There are a few minor difficulties (for example you have to use a somewhat awkward workaround for stock splits, etc.), but on the whole it's good enough for me. And it's very stable.
I've also had very good luck with Moneydance. I converted at the beginning of 2013, so I now have about two years of data in Moneydance. Like any of these programs, they all seem to have their little quirks. I originally started with MS Money, migrated to Quicken when MS Money was discontinued, and then moved from Quicken to Moneydance. My move from Quicken to Moneydance was for two reasons: I was sick of the forced upgrade every 3 years - I was OK with paying, I just hated to deal with all the new issues in Quicken - and I wanted financial software that was cross-platform, in case I ever go from Mac to some other platform.

A couple of quirks that I've noticed with Moneydance is that their default investment reports don't seem to calculate IRR correctly. That's minor for me, since I use a spreadsheet with XIRR to get this value, but it was always nice to confirm that the spreadsheet matches the financial app. I also don't like that you can't group investments across accounts, something that I was able to do in Quicken. Instead, Moneydance generates a report showing all the accounts and their investments. Again, a minor inconvenience. If I was so inclined, I could always write a Moneydance extension to solve these problems. Maybe someday.

tulak is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anybody using CrossOver software on Mac to run Quicken? spncity Other topics 6 04-03-2014 05:52 PM
New three dollar coin released soupcxan FIRE and Money 11 03-21-2008 03:41 PM
New software features Andy R Forum Admin 15 05-22-2007 07:19 PM
Some new features BigMoneyJim Forum Admin 40 08-11-2005 07:29 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:06 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.