If you want to track your personal finances in great detail, both packages will certainly do the job, providing countless reports and views of the data.
When I first went through my financial meltdown, I tried both packages for a short time, first trying out Money via Microsoft’s free trial of the product, then trying out Quicken using a free copy that came with my computer.
Although online portfolio trackers are constantly adding new features and functionality, they still pale in comparison to software-based portfolio trackers.
The majority of online portfolio trackers can only handle cash, stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds ETFs; they are limited in their customization; and they offer fewer portfolio analysis features.
This Comparison article examines the top online portfolio tracking websites for individual investors.
The focus here is on everyday investors and not on power traders or institutional investors, so top sites in this category should have a good balance of power and functionality, along with a reasonable price tag.
Most of the companies in the book I’ve never covered in any of my writing, and a few I have barely mentioned in passing.
Indeed, it looks like Microsoft has really given up, as their last step is to make it easy for users to move to Quicken.With banks, brokerage firms and Web sites now providing a range of options for managing personal finances, the consumer need for Microsoft Money Plus has changed.After suspending annual updates of Money Plus in 2008, Microsoft is announcing today that we will no longer offer Microsoft Money Plus for purchase after June 30, 2009.These are companies with long track records of earnings per share growth well over 10% annually, steady management, entrenched moats and other competitive advantages, moderate or conservatively financed balance sheets, and current execution that suggests more wealth will be minted for shareholders in the year ahead.This is my best stuff, and I think that someone who buys the e Book will be rewarded with useful insights that will provide fertile ground for further research.