Quicken 2019 and forward

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michaeljc70 wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 6:13 pm You don't think your data is already accessible via the internet? With any institution that has an online viewing mechanism it is internet accessible.
No, Michael, I'm not quite as stupid as you might think *laughing*
I still prefer my data in my own hands. And I don't like the idea of having to maintain a subscription to a service in order to use it in the future (that could certainly become an issue, no? Who knows where technology is headed). I'm a less tempting target than Intuit. And I don't know what the future may bring.
You can make a valid argument, I suppose, for data being safer at home or in the cloud. Chacun a son gout. Plus, I go places where I don't have internet service.

My finances are very simple. Doing it by hand keeps me on my toes.
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Reminder that Intuit doesn't own Quicken anymore, and if you have a message for them that you feel rises to the level of writing the CEO, scroll down to the bottom of this page: https://www.quicken.com/about-us
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protagonist wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 6:27 pm
michaeljc70 wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 6:13 pm You don't think your data is already accessible via the internet? With any institution that has an online viewing mechanism it is internet accessible.
No, Michael, I'm not quite as stupid as you might think *laughing*
I still prefer my data in my own hands. And I don't like the idea of having to maintain a subscription to a service in order to use it in the future (that could certainly become an issue, no? Who knows where technology is headed). I'm a less tempting target than Intuit. And I don't know what the future may bring.
You can make a valid argument, I suppose, for data being safer at home or in the cloud. Chacun a son gout. Plus, I go places where I don't have internet service.

My finances are very simple. Doing it by hand keeps me on my toes.
Again, my financial data is not at Quicken. Wherever you have accounts your data is at risk for breaches whether you use Quicken or not.
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LadyGeek wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 4:33 pm I don't know what caused that error in the first place, but deactivating / reactivating the account fixed it.

Edit the account details --> Online Services --> Deactivate

This disconnects you from Citibank. Activate the account and enter the login info. Quicken will find the account (link to existing).

It will proceed to download a bunch of existing transactions and change your opening balance. Just be prepared for that.

Tip: When you want to delete a downloaded transaction, select the Edit button and the drop-down list appears. Just hit the "D" key (Delete) then "Y" (Yes to confirm). It's much quicker than using the mouse to delete. (You still need the mouse to select the drop-down list.)
Thank you!
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Hebell wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 12:30 pm
TechieTechie wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 9:55 am Does anyone have 2017 and earlier locally stored on your machine? Can you upload bulk transactions via CSV/excel files? I've heard for items out of support window, you can no longer log in (which would be problematic).

But if the functionality still works, I'd rather get an older version and work 100% offline and not have to pay a recurring subscription rate. I really only want it to run some basic analysis on spending trends across 5 or 6 different financial institutions.

TIA
I use quicken premier 2016 still, and even migrated it to a new computer. I like the ROI features for investments that you can't get in the deluxe versions. To answer your question, I use CVS imports for pricing of securities, but not for transactions. (Exporting from Morningstar).
I have Deluxe 2016 on my Mac and don't use any automated download functions of Quicken. I do upload security prices via CSV (from Google xls) and also upload credit card/investment transactions via QIF (QFX from bank/brokerage, then convert to QIF). That has worked fine for many years now.

This version of Quicken has two annoying bugs not not annoying enough to move to anything newer. 1 is that it won't let me enter a calendar transaction for the future for automatic entry unless I first set it to recurring, then set to automatic entry, then turn off recurring. Second is that running a report for estimated cap gains will crash the tool.
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Running Quicken in the cloud

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Our use case is that both my wife and I need to have access to Quicken since we now share budget and investing duties. We also would like to be able to keep Quicken up-to-date while travelling. We tried various combinations of running it and copying it to our desktop computers that weren't very satisfactory. Our current solution is to run Quicken on a virtual machine in the Google Cloud Platform. I created a Windows Server vm on GCP, installed Quicken and a few other apps, and then copied the 8 GB QDF file over to it. Quicken runs just fine. You pay for uptime and storage after using up the initial $300 free credit. The configuration I chose costs $0.18/hour, but that rate will probably increase as I add snapshots for backup. We probably only need to access Quicken for an hour or two per day, so cheap. Access is by running MS Remote Desktop Connection on a local pc or mac. Linux has some RDP implementations, as well.

Some technical skills are required. You need to have a Google account, gmail for instance. Could be done on Microsoft Azure, also. There are some good youtube videos showing how to setup a vm on GCP in a few minutes.

The MS Remote Desktop Connection enables access to local disk drives from the remote computer. So, if your QDF file is not too big you can just copy it over using File Explorer in the vm. I backed up the Quicken and other files to another cloud and restored it to the new vm.

Running apps like Quicken in a cloud vm means that it could be accessed by a cheap chromebook, for instance. Also, the vm allows snapshotting which has a lot of uses in managing a Win 10 installation such as backup, testing and reverting.
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Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 am Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
From reading the article it doesn't look like there will be any big changes. Quicken has improved over the last several years. I hope it continues on the current course.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:16 pm
I agree Quicken is a very mature product. They have failed to update key features IMO. A lot of new features are superfluous/useless to me.


I went from Q 2010 to Q 2017. It improved about as much as refrigerators improved over seven years. I cannot anticipate that Q 2024 will knock my socks off.
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protagonist wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:19 am
michaeljc70 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:16 pm
I agree Quicken is a very mature product. They have failed to update key features IMO. A lot of new features are superfluous/useless to me.


I went from Q 2010 to Q 2017. It improved about as much as refrigerators improved over seven years. I cannot anticipate that Q 2024 will knock my socks off.
It's been a mixed bag for me with the subscription. They've fixed some issues but some bugs that have been there a long time remain. They've added features. They are mostly useless to me. One exception is they have drastically improved the web/mobile aspect. I never got the feature to get your bills in Quicken to work. They added a new dashboard recently. I prefer the old one (which is still accessible). They have removed some features in the past such as background downloads. They recently added a scheduled download feature but I had multiple problems with it and disabled it.

I ran a report and had 79 transaction in the last 30 days. I am not going to enter that many transactions manually. I don't mind paying $30 or so a year.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:28 am I ran a report and had 79 transaction in the last 30 days. I am not going to enter that many transactions manually. I don't mind paying $30 or so a year.
+1. I look at the annual subscription as paying for the downloads.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 am Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
It's good news that Quicken is making money. The previous owners built revenue without improving the product in the least. But that's ok with me. I don't need Quicken to do anything it isn't already doing. I just don't want to have to replace it.

Peak Quicken in my experience was when they licensed a third-party app called PocketQuicken that ran in a Palm. You could enter any kind of transaction including multi-currency into PocketQuicken and then sync it to the desktop. Once that product disappeared that functionality has been lost forever. The current mobile version is useless for me.

However, I have found a good workaround by running Quicken in a vm on Google Cloud Platform. So, now our data and full functionality are available to us anywhere.
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cbeck wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:00 pm
michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 am Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
It's good news that Quicken is making money. The previous owners built revenue without improving the product in the least. But that's ok with me. I don't need Quicken to do anything it isn't already doing. I just don't want to have to replace it.

Peak Quicken in my experience was when they licensed a third-party app called PocketQuicken that ran in a Palm. You could enter any kind of transaction including multi-currency into PocketQuicken and then sync it to the desktop. Once that product disappeared that functionality has been lost forever. The current mobile version is useless for me.

However, I have found a good workaround by running Quicken in a vm on Google Cloud Platform. So, now our data and full functionality are available to us anywhere.
Can you tell us more about your Google Cloud VM setup? Like what version of Windows you are using, costs, etc. I've considered giving up Windows completely but haven't due to a couple of apps like Quicken.

I access Quicken all the time using Remote Desktop. The Quicken on the Web is good for entering, viewing, searching transactions and viewing investments. The problem is it gets your data from Quicken Desktop so if you didn't update Desktop it isn't going to show on the Web.
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Info about Compute Engine, a Google Cloud product.
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Eagle33 wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:02 pm Info about Compute Engine, a Google Cloud product.
I did look at that, but there are literally millions of combinations. I really don't need Windows Server to run Quicken, but that seems to be the only Windows options.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:00 am
cbeck wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:00 pm
michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 am Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
It's good news that Quicken is making money. The previous owners built revenue without improving the product in the least. But that's ok with me. I don't need Quicken to do anything it isn't already doing. I just don't want to have to replace it.

Peak Quicken in my experience was when they licensed a third-party app called PocketQuicken that ran in a Palm. You could enter any kind of transaction including multi-currency into PocketQuicken and then sync it to the desktop. Once that product disappeared that functionality has been lost forever. The current mobile version is useless for me.

However, I have found a good workaround by running Quicken in a vm on Google Cloud Platform. So, now our data and full functionality are available to us anywhere.
Can you tell us more about your Google Cloud VM setup? Like what version of Windows you are using, costs, etc. I've considered giving up Windows completely but haven't due to a couple of apps like Quicken.

I access Quicken all the time using Remote Desktop. The Quicken on the Web is good for entering, viewing, searching transactions and viewing investments. The problem is it gets your data from Quicken Desktop so if you didn't update Desktop it isn't going to show on the Web.
You can learn how to setup a windows vm in Google Cloud Platform via numerous videos on youtube. Google gives you a $300 credit for up to three months so you can play around with the vm.

To run Windows on GCP you have to run the server edition. I chose Windows Server 2019. The fact that it is a server version doesn't matter only it won't have the little doodads like Paint, etc. I chose a disk drive of 100 GB, but the default 50 GB is more than enough just for Quicken even though my own Quicken data file is 8 GB. I chose a 2 vcpu version, but the single vcpu also works.

You have to follow the directions in the video to get IE to be able to download files for you since that functionality is initially disabled. Once that's set, you can download and install your favorite browser and Quicken, etc. So, now you need your current Quicken data file. There are a few ways to upload it depending on the size, none of which is completely trivial. I tried out three methods all of which work with various pros and cons:

1. Backup the files on your current windows installation to some free cloud server using the free software duplicati from duplicati.com. Then export that configuration to a file, transfer the file to the GCP vm, install duplicati there, import the file as a new configuration, delete and recreate the database of that configuration, and then restore the files from the cloud backup.

2. Find a video that explains how to create a "bucket" in GCP. You'll have to install Google's free Cloud Tools for Powershell. Then create a bucket with a globally unique name, e.g. my-quicken-bucket-1. Then using Cloud tools copy your quicken directory to the bucket. Install Cloud tools on the GCP vm and copy the Quicken directory from the bucket to the file system.

3. The free DeltaCopy software is what I use routinely, but it requires setting up a vpn on both windows installations, for which I used wireguard. You would have to open a port on the GCP vm using server manager. Then install and configure Deltacopy on both windows installations being careful to get the file paths exactly correct. Like Duplicati Deltacopy only sends deltas, so even a large Quicken file can be updated in just a few minutes.

So, now you have a GCP vm running Quicken with your current data. You will need to back it up somehow. In our usage the GCP vm is the master copy which I backup to my local windows vm using Deltacopy after every update session to the GCP vm which takes only five minutes.

My goal has been to have a reliable Quicken installation that my wife can access independently of me and my desktop computer and that we can both access when we are travelling.

The Quicken master copy on the GCP vm is really for data entry. After the new data has been put in and the GCP Quicken file synced to the one on my local windows vm, I just shut down the GCP vm to avoid uptime costs. Starting and stopping the vm is done via the console at cloud.google.com. We can typically keep the uptime of the GCP vm to 1.5 hours per day or less. At that level of usage the daily cost runs from $0.62 to one dollar.

I expect costs to come down somewhat over time. If it becomes cheaper I will consider dropping my local Windows vms entirely and run only pure Fedora on my desktop.

This is a quick, top-down overview. Let me know if you have questions.
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cbeck wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:56 pm
michaeljc70 wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:00 am
cbeck wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:00 pm
michaeljc70 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 am Quicken was sold again:
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/quick ... uity-firm/

Hopefully this won't result in big, unfavorable changes.
It's good news that Quicken is making money. The previous owners built revenue without improving the product in the least. But that's ok with me. I don't need Quicken to do anything it isn't already doing. I just don't want to have to replace it.

Peak Quicken in my experience was when they licensed a third-party app called PocketQuicken that ran in a Palm. You could enter any kind of transaction including multi-currency into PocketQuicken and then sync it to the desktop. Once that product disappeared that functionality has been lost forever. The current mobile version is useless for me.

However, I have found a good workaround by running Quicken in a vm on Google Cloud Platform. So, now our data and full functionality are available to us anywhere.
Can you tell us more about your Google Cloud VM setup? Like what version of Windows you are using, costs, etc. I've considered giving up Windows completely but haven't due to a couple of apps like Quicken.

I access Quicken all the time using Remote Desktop. The Quicken on the Web is good for entering, viewing, searching transactions and viewing investments. The problem is it gets your data from Quicken Desktop so if you didn't update Desktop it isn't going to show on the Web.
You can learn how to setup a windows vm in Google Cloud Platform via numerous videos on youtube. Google gives you a $300 credit for up to three months so you can play around with the vm.

To run Windows on GCP you have to run the server edition. I chose Windows Server 2019. The fact that it is a server version doesn't matter only it won't have the little doodads like Paint, etc. I chose a disk drive of 100 GB, but the default 50 GB is more than enough just for Quicken even though my own Quicken data file is 8 GB.

You have to follow the directions in the video to get IE to be able to download files for you since that functionality is initially disabled. Once that's set, you can download and install your favorite browser and Quicken, etc. So, now you need your current Quicken data file. There are a few ways to upload it depending on the size, none of which is completely trivial. I tried out three methods all of which work with various pros and cons:

1. Backup the files on your current windows installation to some free cloud server using the free software duplicati from duplicati.com. Then export that configuration to a file, transfer the file to the GCP vm, install duplicati there, import the file as a new configuration, delete and recreate the database of that configuration, and then restore the files from the cloud backup.

2. Find a video that explains how to create a "bucket" in GCP. You'll have to install Google's free Cloud Tools for Powershell. Then create a bucket with a globally unique name, e.g. my-quicken-bucket-1. Then using Cloud tools copy your quicken directory to the bucket. Install Cloud tools on the GCP vm and copy the Quicken directory from the bucket to the file system.

3. The free DeltaCopy software is what I use routinely, but it requires setting up a vpn on both windows installations, for which I used wireguard. You would have to open a port on the GCP vm using server manager. Then install and configure Deltacopy on both windows installations being careful to get the file paths exactly correct. Like Duplicati Deltacopy only sends deltas, so even a large Quicken file can be updated in just a few minutes.

So, now you have a GCP vm running Quicken with your current data. You will need to back it up somehow. In our usage the GCP vm is the master copy which I backup to my local windows vm using Deltacopy after every update session to the GCP vm which takes only five minutes.

My goal has been to have a reliable Quicken installation that my wife can access independently of me and my desktop computer and that we can both access when we are travelling.

The Quicken master copy on the GCP vm is really for data entry. After the new data has been put in and the GCP Quicken file synced to the one on my local windows vm, I just shut down the GCP vm to avoid uptime costs. Starting and stopping the vm is done via the console at cloud.google.com. We can typically keep the uptime of the GCP vm to 1.5 hours per day or less. At that level of usage the daily cost runs from $0.62 to one dollar.

I expect costs to come down somewhat over time. If it becomes cheaper I will consider dropping my local Windows vms entirely and run only pure Fedora on my desktop.

This is a quick, top-down overview. Let me know if you have questions.
Thanks for the detailed explanation.

At this point, since I have a windows machine I can RD into, I don't think it is worth it for me, but I will consider it in the future.
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My guess is it’s only a matter of time before consumer oriented desktop as a service type cloud offerings become more prevalent which will make doing things like the above much easier for the general user.
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ronin wrote: Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:17 pm My guess is it’s only a matter of time before consumer oriented desktop as a service type cloud offerings become more prevalent which will make doing things like the above much easier for the general user.
I look forward to the day when all I need to own is a cheap chromebook and an account in the cloud.
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Newegg has 1 year of Deluxe for $28. Coupon code 93XRZ43. Not a bad price for those that need a renewal.
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michaeljc70 wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:02 am Newegg has 1 year of Deluxe for $28. Coupon code 93XRZ43. Not a bad price for those that need a renewal.
Thanks. Just placed the order. My renewal is in one month.

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michaeljc70 wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:02 am Newegg has 1 year of Deluxe for $28. Coupon code 93XRZ43. Not a bad price for those that need a renewal.
Great find. Thanks for sharing :sharebeer
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Good find! FYI - That's a one year subscription and the questions section says the time starts from when you install the product.

Heads up - The sale ends 16 hours after the time of this post.

My subscription expires in February 2022, so it's too soon to shop for renewal deals.

If you are setup to auto-renew, that setting can be changed in your Quicken account.

My Account --> Subscriptions --> Manage subscriptions. You will be shown options for changing your plan or canceling the renewal.
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LadyGeek wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 9:26 am My subscription expires in February 2022, so it's too soon to shop for renewal deals.
Since you have less than 6 months remaining on your subscription, you should be able to add another year if you want to. Per the Quicken FAQs in the "Before You Purchase" section:
How long can I extend my membership plan?
A membership can only be extended in the last six months of a subscription term. Therefore, multiple terms cannot be purchased and used at once to extend a membership. Retail purchases: Activation codes expire 24 months after being generated.
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Gryphon wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:05 am
How long can I extend my membership plan?
A membership can only be extended in the last six months of a subscription term. Therefore, multiple terms cannot be purchased and used at once to extend a membership. Retail purchases: Activation codes expire 24 months after being generated.
I wish there were a way to know when the code in a retail box was generated so that i could buy two boxes when there is a really good deal.
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Gryphon wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:05 am
LadyGeek wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 9:26 am My subscription expires in February 2022, so it's too soon to shop for renewal deals.
Since you have less than 6 months remaining on your subscription, you should be able to add another year if you want to. Per the Quicken FAQs in the "Before You Purchase" section:
How long can I extend my membership plan?
A membership can only be extended in the last six months of a subscription term. Therefore, multiple terms cannot be purchased and used at once to extend a membership. Retail purchases: Activation codes expire 24 months after being generated.
Thanks! I did further research and confirmed what you said. I then went to the Newegg site for the Quicken download version: Quicken Deluxe 2021 for New Subscribers Only - 1 Year [Windows/Mac Download] $31.19 + tax.

Note the page title, which is also clearly shown in the product box image. "For New Subscribers Only". I don't qualify and I'm very sure the activation code will be invalidated by Quicken.

The box version is what's on sale: Quicken Deluxe Personal Finance - 1-Year Subscription (Windows/Mac) $31.19 - $3 + tax.

The product reviews say it will indeed to extend your membership if you are within the 6 month renewal window. Works for me. Ordered. I went with the free shipping option.

FYI - The sale ends 10 hours after the time of this post.
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LadyGeek wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:46 pm
Thanks! I did further research and confirmed what you said. I then went to the Newegg site for the Quicken download version: Quicken Deluxe 2021 for New Subscribers Only - 1 Year [Windows/Mac Download] $31.19 + tax.

Note the page title, which is also clearly shown in the product box image. "For New Subscribers Only". I don't qualify and I'm very sure the activation code will be invalidated by Quicken.

The box version is what's on sale: Quicken Deluxe Personal Finance - 1-Year Subscription (Windows/Mac) $31.19 - $3 + tax.

The product reviews say it will indeed to extend your membership if you are within the 6 month renewal window. Works for me. Ordered. I went with the free shipping option.

FYI - The sale ends 10 hours after the time of this post.

Thanks LadyGeek! A bit strange that we need to purchase an actual box version and get a cd mailed to us. I'm hopeful the registration code is in the box itself rather than on the disc. I haven't bought a program on CD in a decade and I can't guarantee my CD drive works... Not bad to save $20.
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TJat wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 4:43 pm
LadyGeek wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:46 pm
Thanks! I did further research and confirmed what you said. I then went to the Newegg site for the Quicken download version: Quicken Deluxe 2021 for New Subscribers Only - 1 Year [Windows/Mac Download] $31.19 + tax.

Note the page title, which is also clearly shown in the product box image. "For New Subscribers Only". I don't qualify and I'm very sure the activation code will be invalidated by Quicken.

The box version is what's on sale: Quicken Deluxe Personal Finance - 1-Year Subscription (Windows/Mac) $31.19 - $3 + tax.

The product reviews say it will indeed to extend your membership if you are within the 6 month renewal window. Works for me. Ordered. I went with the free shipping option.

FYI - The sale ends 10 hours after the time of this post.

Thanks LadyGeek! A bit strange that we need to purchase an actual box version and get a cd mailed to us. I'm hopeful the registration code is in the box itself rather than on the disc. I haven't bought a program on CD in a decade and I can't guarantee my CD drive works... Not bad to save $20.
Not sure it is much of a bargain, that is the same exact price available right now on the Quicken web site.
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marcopolo wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:04 pm Not sure it is much of a bargain, that is the same exact price available right now on the Quicken web site.
I'm not seeing that - when I go there I only get offered a 10% discount off the list price of $52 for Deluxe.
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marcopolo wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:04 pm
Not sure it is much of a bargain, that is the same exact price available right now on the Quicken web site.
I see Quicken Deluxe priced at $51.99 at quicken.com. What price did you see for Deluxe. Can you provide a link to what you are seeing?

https://www.quicken.com/compare

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Silk McCue wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:14 pm
marcopolo wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:04 pm
Not sure it is much of a bargain, that is the same exact price available right now on the Quicken web site.
I see Quicken Deluxe priced at $51.99 at quicken.com. What price did you see for Deluxe. Can you provide a link to what you are seeing?

https://www.quicken.com/compare

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marcopolo wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:18 pm Here:
https://get.quicken.com/
The fine print at the bottom of that page says "Offer good for new memberships only."
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Gryphon wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:25 pm
marcopolo wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:18 pm Here:
https://get.quicken.com/
The fine print at the bottom of that page says "Offer good for new memberships only."
To be honest, i have not tried it because i still have more that 6 mo on my current subscription.
But, the fine print below also says when you buy before June 30, 2021, but it is still available.
Also, when you actually select the product to buy, it asks for your Quicken ID if you already have one.
Not sure why it would do that for new customers only.
The product description on the purchase page just says 1-yr subscription. No mention of it being a new customer offer only.

When the time comes, if this is still available, I will try it. Worse case, if it is limited to new customers, i would ask for refund from Quicken.


EDIT: OK, I am less convinced now. The purchase page also has this tidbit; * Existing subscribers will get pro-rated time added to their subscription.
So, perhaps existing customers who get 40% off the price also get 40% less time extended to their subscription?
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