Simplifi by Quicken: University Alumni Program

Quicken offers Simplifi to universities to help alumni prioritize their financial health Taking the reins on your personal finances is multi-faceted - it requires managing your credit cards and student debt, knowing where to invest the portion of your paycheck that’s leftover after rent and monthly bills, and understanding what you can afford to spend on travel, entertainment and other nice-to-... Continue reading

Creating a Budget (Mac)

One of the most useful Quicken for the Mac features is the ability to create a budget. A budget is, essentially, a plan for your money. Having a budget allows you to designate the amounts you plan to spend in individual categories from food, to utilities, rent, entertainment, and so on. You can then track your spending to see if you stayed within budget for each category and either adjust your... Continue reading

Quicken Product Highlights October 2020

This month, the Quicken team is excited to share some of our featured capabilities in Quicken reporting. In Quicken for Windows, learn how to customize any report—not just the data it includes, but even things like the font and other visual settings. In Quicken for Mac, take a tour of the new Quicken Report Center. Quicken for Windows: Report Customization Quicken’s reports can show you just... Continue reading

Creating a Budget (Windows)

One of the most useful Quicken features is the ability to create a budget. A budget is, essentially, a plan for your money. Having a budget allows you to designate the amounts you plan to spend in individual categories from food, to utilities, rent, entertainment, and so on. You can then track your spending to see if you stayed within budget for each category and either adjust your spending or... Continue reading

How to Maximize Your Retirement Savings with Quicken

Whether retirement still feels like a long way off or right around the corner (or even if you’re already there), there are things you can be doing today to make your retirement more financially secure.  What to do while you’re saving for retirement 1. Focus on your net worth Early on in life, people tend to focus on cash management and making sure they have enough money to cover their bills. That... Continue reading

How to Retire Early - And Should You?

Early retirement is possible and easy, but it requires extensive planning. The effort that you put towards retirement planning is worth it because, arguably, at retirement is when a fun, stress-free life can truly begin. Here is the guide on how to retire early. What is Early Retirement? Early retirement is when you stop working earlier than the statutory retirement age. 65 is considered the... Continue reading

Quicken Stories: Nancy Colt

Quicken user Nancy Colt has a head for numbers. When she first married Mike, her spontaneous and creative husband, he had multiple checkbooks scattered across their home and office and a sporadic trail of receipts. Nancy first bought Quicken to make their joint taxes easier. As the couple prospered and their asset portfolio became more complex, Quicken helped her watch over their financial... Continue reading

Join Our Simple Investing Beta in Quicken for Windows

The new Simple Investing feature in Quicken for Windows offers an easy, high-level way to track your investments. Access the public beta through your Quicken preferences to see how it works. What Is Simple Investing? Simple Investing is an alternative dashboard and feature set for investors who don’t need the full suite of power-investing tools that Quicken offers.  Quicken has been in continuous... Continue reading

Quicken Product Highlights September 2020

At Quicken, we’re always working to develop new tools and features to help you take control of your finances and manage your money with confidence. This month, we’re thrilled to highlight two new Quicken features: Simple Investing in Quicken for Windows (now in beta), and the ability to budget transfers in Quicken for Mac. New in Quicken for Windows: Simple Investing (beta) Quicken has been... Continue reading

Investing with Quicken: How to Manage Your Investments and Grow Your Net Worth

Whether you’re a brand new investor or a seasoned veteran, there’s always something new to learn, especially when it comes to using Quicken to manage your investments. These investment tips and tricks, from beginner to expert, can help you track and plan your portfolio. Basic investing principles and tips 1. Start early The sooner you start investing, the more money you can make by the time you’... Continue reading

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