Raising Financially Independent Children

Study reveals link between early financial education and future adult income

This Father’s Day, we wanted to take a closer look at the gifts parents are giving their kids — specifically when it comes to teaching them about money — and how those lessons can have an impact over a lifetime. Continue reading

How to Pay For College: 11 Strategies for Savvy Parents

If you’ve got a child headed to college this fall, chances are they received their acceptance letters in March or April and are making plans as we speak. That means it’s go-time for you, too. If you don’t have a clear plan of action for funding your child’s education—or you do, but need some additional advice—we’ve got you covered. Paying for college is no easy feat, but there are a number of... Continue reading
Tax Anxiety 2018

Americans Report Higher Anxiety About Taxes This Year — and Almost Half Paid Higher Federal Taxes Than Last Year

Quicken Survey Reveals Tax Habits And Anxieties As Deadline Approaches. Americans Report Higher Anxiety About Taxes This Year, and Almost Half Paid Higher Federal Taxes Than Last Year. Continue reading
Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift?

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift?

That Financial Conversation You’ve Been Putting Off

Studies show that finances are one of the top stressors in a relationship. With the quintessential relationship-centric holiday—Valentine’s Day—on the horizon, Quicken, maker of the best-selling personal finance software in the US, surveyed over 1,000 adults to gather insights into the ever-elusive personal finance conversation. Whether you embrace the spirit of Valentine’s Day or staunchly... Continue reading

Quicken Mobile Companion App User Guide

Quicken on your mobile device (iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or tablet) syncs with your desktop data and makes keeping track of your money easy when you're on the go. Continue reading
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Quicken Resolution Round-up: This New Year, Try Investing in You

As the year comes to a close, we’re starting to think about how to make the most of the new year and live our best lives. Quicken, maker of the best-selling personal finance software in the US, surveyed over 1,000 adults to gather insights into financial New Year’s resolutions — and discovered some surprising secrets to success. The best things in life might be free, but it turns out resolutions... Continue reading

Are spending limits the secret to happier Holidays?

Quicken survey reveals couples’ holiday spending trends in the U.S. We know holiday spending is projected to increase this year. But how do couples across the US approach spending during the merriest season? Quicken, maker of the best-selling personal finance software in the US, recently surveyed over 1,000 married adults to get a picture of their spending habits over the holidays -- and to find... Continue reading

Building and Breaking, and Building Again by Lea Sparkman

Starting the summer at Quicken—and generally immersing myself in the intern experience—is a lot like putting together a piece of Ikea furniture. All of the parts are there from the start; figuring out how to properly and strategically arrange them is the tricky part. In fact, it often takes multiple attempts, as I learned when trying to build a shelf for my dorm room. Swap a screwdriver for a... Continue reading

The Things That Can't be Taught in School by Premila Rowles

My name is Premila and I’m working with the QA team here at Quicken.  I’m a rising sophomore at MIT studying electrical engineering and computer science. I love it at Quicken; my mentor and the team I work with are awesome and I’m learning new things every day. As of my fifth week, I’m working on projects with the QA team, with our CEO Eric Dunn, and with the other interns on our innovation... Continue reading

Togetherness on Three by Kent Kober

My name is Kent Kober and I am one of six product development interns for Quicken, working out of the Menlo Park office. I am a rising senior at Northwestern University. I have spent the past six weeks working on the Quicken for Mac product. When I accepted the offer to work for Quicken for the summer, I finally learned exactly what I would be doing over the summer. I learned that my job would... Continue reading