A Resolution Revolution

How data can predict your New Year’s goals and even help you keep them

Most Americans make New Year’s resolutions in January. But by February, most have already given up. Why is it so easy to set goals but so hard to stick to them? Data can give us an answer — and possibly some hope.  According to a recent survey from Quicken of over 1,000 U.S. adults, 62% bail on their New Year’s resolutions just six weeks into the year. About the same amount even spend money to... Continue reading

Control Your Finances on the Move with Quicken Mobile and Quicken on the Web

Did you know that Quicken membership comes with both a mobile app and a web app at no extra charge?  Designed to give you ultimate financial control any time, anywhere, these personal finance apps are companions to the desktop software, harnessing the power of Quicken on the go. What Is the Quicken Mobile App? The Quicken mobile app is a companion app, designed to work with your desktop software... Continue reading

Introducing Simplifi by Quicken: The New Personal Finance App

For more than 30 years, Quicken has offered its customers ultimate financial control. Today, Simplifi by Quicken is helping a new generation stay on top of their finances. Continue reading

An exclusive interview with CEO Eric Dunn

For more than 3 decades, Quicken has touched the lives of over 17 million customers, helping them control their finances with confidence. Nothing makes us happier than hearing how our customers have made Quicken their own to achieve their dreams. In 2020, we’re kicking off our first Quicken story with our CEO, Eric Dunn. Read his story and his favorite tips as a Quicken power-user. Continue reading

2019 Year End Financial Checklist: 19 Tasks to Tackle

The end of the year can mean different things for different people. It may be a time of reflection and relaxation. Or, perhaps a scramble as you travel across the country to visit friends and family. In either case, setting aside time to focus on your finances is a good idea, and a financial planning checklist can guide the way.  Here’s an admittedly ambitious list. Pick and choose what makes... Continue reading

Top 5 Power-user Tips for Quicken Members

At Quicken, we want you to get every ounce of value out of your membership. So we challenged our team to find the most underused features—the very best tips and tricks you might not know you have.  1. Use our web app when you’re on the go Whether you’re working late at the office or visiting family for the holidays, you can’t always be in front of your own computer. Thanks to our web app, that’s... Continue reading

Quicken Membership: For Ultimate Financial Control

Financial security is the best kind of freedom. Whether you want to travel the world or retire on a golf course, having a real picture of your finances and a roadmap to your future is the only sure way to get there.  That’s what our memberships are all about: giving you complete financial control so you can reach your goals and live your life with peace of mind.  Powerful, easy, secure Our most... Continue reading

What to Look for in Investment Tracking Software

Prudent investors keep an eye on their money and ensure they’re sticking to their plan for the future. Whether you primarily manage your own investments or work with a professional money manager, the right investment tracking software can make this an easy task.  But there are dozens of options to choose from, each with its benefits and drawbacks. Here are a few of the features you should look... Continue reading

12 Must-Have Features of Budgeting Software

A debt problem at its core is a budgeting problem. This is one of the most important lessons in personal finance: you can’t save your money if you don’t know where it’s going. In other words, you need a budget.  In fact, 74% of Americans now track their expenses with a budget. But just realizing the importance of a budget isn’t the same as properly executing one. Between retirement accounts,... Continue reading

How to Make the Most of Your Charitable Contributions

4 Ways to Maximize Your Charitable Contributions Charitable giving is an altruistic opportunity to help others and receive a tax deduction. Here’s how you can maximize both impacts.  You can approach charitable giving in many ways. Perhaps it’s a monthly obligation, one of your regular budget categories, or an annual tradition. No matter when you give, a strategic approach can help ensure your... Continue reading