Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Quicken and TurboTax on Mac
Old 01-24-2016, 09:14 AM   #1
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 1,086
Quicken and TurboTax on Mac

I have been using Quicken on Macs for many years, but the version I'm using now is not nearly as nice as the older versions.

I'm using Quicken 2015 Version 2.8.2

running it on Mac OS X Yosemite Version 10.10.5

In addition to not liking the format for reports, I find that when I print checks it changes the check numbers (I have to manually correct them),

I wrote a check for NYSEG (New York State Elect & Gas) which is a recurring payee, and I messed it up, and wound up voiding it, and it went back into the ledger history and replaced EVERY NYSEG transaction in the ledger with "VOID"..

Weird frustrating stuff like that.

So, anyone out there have similar experiences? Anyone upgraded to Quicken2016? The way this product is trending, I'm afraid it will be more quirky and awkward, not less.

Also, I've never integrated my Quicken with TurboTax. Does this work well?

thanks in advance.
__________________

__________________
HadEnuff 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 Early-Retirement.org 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!

Old 01-24-2016, 12:03 PM   #2
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
braumeister's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Northern Kentucky
Posts: 8,591
IMHO, Quicken for the Mac has never been worthwhile.

Have you tried Moneydance or iBank?
__________________

__________________
braumeister is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2016, 01:49 PM   #3
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 86
I recently upgraded from Quicken Essentials for Mac to Quicken 2016 for Mac v 3.0.4. There are some things I do not like about it (layout primarily) but it seems stable to me so far and the new version corrected some bugs from Quicken Essentials.
__________________
Daniel J is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2016, 02:22 PM   #4
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
audreyh1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Posts: 16,457
I'm still using Quicken 2007 on Mac. It still runs fine, generates all my fancy reports, etc. The newer versions were a giant leap backwards.
__________________
Well, I thought I was retired. But it seems that now I'm working as a travel agent instead!
audreyh1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2016, 08:04 PM   #5
Recycles dryer sheets
Cat-tirement's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 188
Quote:
Originally Posted by audreyh1 View Post
I'm still using Quicken 2007 on Mac. It still runs fine, generates all my fancy reports, etc. The newer versions were a giant leap backwards.
Me too. I do all manual entry and pay bills through my bank's website, so I don't care if this old version talks to anything else. It's not that much more work, and I have better control. Downloading and bill paying seem to be the areas where folks have the most problems, so I just avoid them. I would hate to ditch my 18 years of history.
__________________
How can you tell when a cat is retired?
Cat-tirement is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Quicken 2016 Mac and Turbotax Discount Ready FIRE and Money 5 03-05-2016 10:08 AM
FYI - New Quicken for the Mac released and vote for new features RBDan FIRE and Money 20 12-27-2014 04:01 PM
TurboTax and Quicken bizlady FIRE and Money 2 10-13-2011 07:01 PM
Any deals on Quicken and Turbotax ? Delawaredave5 FIRE and Money 32 02-03-2010 04:16 PM
Turbotax and Quicken deals Delawaredave5 FIRE and Money 1 01-27-2008 11:16 AM

 

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:49 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.