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Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:40 am

I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
included in that limit.

Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.

Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.

Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?

If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
available.

So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
Mary
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Re: Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:40 pm

P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.

On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
> included in that limit.
>
> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>
> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>
> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>
> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
> available.
>
> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
> Mary
>
>
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Re: Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 1:17 pm

P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
the file so I can delete it.
It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.


On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>
> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>> included in that limit.
>>
>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>
>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>
>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>
>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>> available.
>>
>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>> Mary
>>
>>
>
>
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Re: Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:50 pm

I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$

There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
I started the import.

Now they both balance with the institutions involved.

If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.

I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
Mary

On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
> the file so I can delete it.
> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>
>
> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>
>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>> included in that limit.
>>>
>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>
>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>
>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>
>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>> available.
>>>
>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>> Mary
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
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Re: Moneydance

Postby AlanD » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:58 pm

On 2016-01-21 4:50 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
> them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$
>
> There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
> I started the import.
>
> Now they both balance with the institutions involved.
>
> If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
> investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.
>
> I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
> Mary
>
> On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
>> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
>> the file so I can delete it.
>> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>>
>>
>> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>>
>>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>>> included in that limit.
>>>>
>>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>>
>>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>>> available.
>>>>
>>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>>> Mary
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
Mary

search at this Google link

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=quicken+QFX+files

AlanD
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Re: Moneydance

Postby AlanD » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:06 pm

On 2016-01-21 4:50 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
> them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$
>
> There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
> I started the import.
>
> Now they both balance with the institutions involved.
>
> If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
> investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.
>
> I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
> Mary
>
> On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
>> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
>> the file so I can delete it.
>> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>>
>>
>> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>>
>>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>>> included in that limit.
>>>>
>>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>>
>>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>>> available.
>>>>
>>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>>> Mary
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
Mary,

I found this which could be of interest to you:

http://www.lonniewest.com/?p=331

AlanD

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Re: Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:38 pm



On 1/22/2016 1:58 PM, AlanD wrote:
> On 2016-01-21 4:50 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
>> them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$
>>
>> There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
>> I started the import.
>>
>> Now they both balance with the institutions involved.
>>
>> If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
>> investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.
>>
>> I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
>> Mary
>>
>> On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
>>> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
>>> the file so I can delete it.
>>> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>>>
>>>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>>>> included in that limit.
>>>>>
>>>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>>>
>>>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>>>
>>>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>>>> available.
>>>>>
>>>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>>>> Mary
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> Mary
>
> search at this Google link
>
> https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=quicken+QFX+files
>
> AlanD
>
Alan,
I found the file and supposedly opened it. Nothing I could see was
happening and no info from the file was in Moneydance. They had told me
QFX was the best import to use. Maybe 2013 exports a bit differently
from newer Quickens?


I am not very impressed with Moneydance program so far. Even Quicken is
easier to use although with it up for sale, maybe not so good.

I was trying to delete a scheduled income reminder and could not find a
way to delete it. Now it shows up in 3 places in a month and if I change
the name of 1, all 3 names change. Not very efficient.
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Re: Moneydance

Postby AlanD » Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:53 am

On 2016-01-22 5:38 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> On 1/22/2016 1:58 PM, AlanD wrote:
>> On 2016-01-21 4:50 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>> I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
>>> them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$
>>>
>>> There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
>>> I started the import.
>>>
>>> Now they both balance with the institutions involved.
>>>
>>> If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
>>> investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.
>>>
>>> I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
>>> Mary
>>>
>>> On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
>>>> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
>>>> the file so I can delete it.
>>>> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>>>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>>>>> included in that limit.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>>>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>>>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>>>>> available.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>>>>> Mary
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Mary
>>
>> search at this Google link
>>
>> https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=quicken+QFX+files
>>
>> AlanD
>>
> Alan,
> I found the file and supposedly opened it. Nothing I could see was
> happening and no info from the file was in Moneydance. They had told me
> QFX was the best import to use. Maybe 2013 exports a bit differently
> from newer Quickens?
>
>
> I am not very impressed with Moneydance program so far. Even Quicken is
> easier to use although with it up for sale, maybe not so good.
>
> I was trying to delete a scheduled income reminder and could not find a
> way to delete it. Now it shows up in 3 places in a month and if I change
> the name of 1, all 3 names change. Not very efficient.
>
>
we Quicken users may bitch about it, but there is probably nothing else
out there which will perform as we are used to
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Re: Moneydance

Postby mjnelson99 » Sat Jan 23, 2016 11:37 am



On 1/23/2016 8:53 AM, AlanD wrote:
> On 2016-01-22 5:38 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>> On 1/22/2016 1:58 PM, AlanD wrote:
>>> On 2016-01-21 4:50 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>> I imported 2 accts separately in 2 exports as QIF after first naming
>>>> them in Moneydance. Bank A $$$$, Credit Card B $$$$
>>>>
>>>> There I also set up the starting balance as of 01/01/2015 which is where
>>>> I started the import.
>>>>
>>>> Now they both balance with the institutions involved.
>>>>
>>>> If you have lots of different accounts at banks, credit cards,
>>>> investments, etc. it may not work well or just take longer.
>>>>
>>>> I could not get it to import in QFX. Not sure why.
>>>> Mary
>>>>
>>>> On 1/21/2016 2:17 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>> P.P.S. If trying Moneydance, export from Quicken as QFX. I used
>>>>> something different and it messed up. Now I will find where it stores
>>>>> the file so I can delete it.
>>>>> It combined credit card with bank accts in no usable order.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 1/21/2016 1:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>>> P.S. Moneydance can also be used in Linux & on a Mac.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, MJNelson wrote:
>>>>>>> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
>>>>>>> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
>>>>>>> included in that limit.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
>>>>>>> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
>>>>>>> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
>>>>>>> available.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
>>>>>>> Mary
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Mary
>>>
>>> search at this Google link
>>>
>>> https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=quicken+QFX+files
>>>
>>> AlanD
>>>
>> Alan,
>> I found the file and supposedly opened it. Nothing I could see was
>> happening and no info from the file was in Moneydance. They had told me
>> QFX was the best import to use. Maybe 2013 exports a bit differently
>> from newer Quickens?
>>
>>
>> I am not very impressed with Moneydance program so far. Even Quicken is
>> easier to use although with it up for sale, maybe not so good.
>>
>> I was trying to delete a scheduled income reminder and could not find a
>> way to delete it. Now it shows up in 3 places in a month and if I change
>> the name of 1, all 3 names change. Not very efficient.
>>
>>
> we Quicken users may bitch about it, but there is probably nothing else
> out there which will perform as we are used to
>
>
I will continue to use Microsoft Money as long as I can still install
it. And I can download QIF files to it that Quicken decided to stop.

I did see the Money Sunset version on the web a year or so ago. I do
have the programs saved on my computers.

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Re: Moneydance

Postby TAC109 » Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:31 pm

MJNelson wrote:
> I am investigating the program Moneydance. You can download and try it
> for up to 100 manually entered transactions. Imported files are not
> included in that limit.
>
> Importing Microsoft Money files seems complicated. Did not look into
> importing Quicken files yet. May be better or not.
>
> Yes, it does cost. No, they do not limit how long you can import bank,
> etc., info as long as your institution has a file system it can use.
>
> Maybe run it concurrently and see if it will work for you?
>
> If Quicken goes down the tubes who knows how long some formats will be
> available.
>
> So far no one has chosen to purchase Quicken, but it is on the market.
> Mary

Have you checked the reviews of Moneydance on Amazon? 40% of reviews are 1
or 2 star, and worth a read!

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