Apply For A Quicken Loans FHA Mortgage: No FHA Products Allowed

Apply For A Quicken Loans FHA Mortgage: No FHA Products Allowed

The Federal Housing Administration insures mortgages, which makes it easier and more affordable for people to buy homes. That’s good. Quicken Loans happens to be an FHA lender, which is also good. What’s kind of confusing, though, is how the web page where you start your FHA loan application explicitly exempts FHA loans. Sort of. [More]

Is There Any Good Software For Writing My Own Will?

Is There Any Good Software For Writing My Own Will?

We should all have some sort of document that details who gets what after we die, but should we be paying big bucks to some lawyer to write said document when there are websites and applications that can help you do it yourself for significantly less money? [More]

Quicken Online To Be Shut Down Next Year, Accounts Merged With Mint

Quicken Online To Be Shut Down Next Year, Accounts Merged With Mint

When news broke back in September that Intuit, the company behind Quicken, was buying personal finance website Mint, everyone wondered how the two services would co-exist. The worst case scenario was that Mint would be absorbed somehow into Intuit’s in-house competitor, Quicken Online. Thankfully, it looks like the opposite will happen.

What's The Best Personal Finance Software?

What's The Best Personal Finance Software?

Slate tested a slew of personal-finance tools recently, and Mint and Quicken Online were the top two winners, with Mint only a point behind. Besides the advertising disguised as “ways to save,” one area where Mint lost points was not being able to create custom categories. Three days later, Mint announced that they were enabling custom categories. So, in a do-over, Mint would probably win. Plus it’s free. UPDATE: Quicken Online just launched a basic tier of service for free. The dance continues!

Quicken Beam Checks Your Balances On Your Cellphone

Quicken Beam Checks Your Balances On Your Cellphone

Sick of overdrafts? Don’t feel like juggling your bank balance in your head? Quickenbeam from Intuit is a new free service, in beta, that lets you check your account balances, no matter what bank you have, from your cellphone.

Use Quicken To Fully Grasp The Scope Of Your Comic Book Addiction

Use Quicken To Fully Grasp The Scope Of Your Comic Book Addiction

J.D. over at Get Rich Slowly really likes comic books.

http://consumerist.com/2007/09/10/a-reader-reports-that-thanks/

A reader reports that thanks to a big update over the weekend, customers haven’t been able to connect to Chase services via Quicken, MS Money, or Quickbooks, though web browsers still work. Seamus writes, “The worst part is that only about half of their support staff are even aware of the problem, and no resolution time has been given. Another “upgrade” gone wrong!”

6 Free Alternatives To Quicken And Money

6 Free Alternatives To Quicken And Money

Awhile back we linked to a discussion over at Zen Habits about the best budgeting software/web apps. Lo and behold, there is a follow up post that contains 6 free alternatives to Quicken and Money. And hey, good news! GNU Cash is now available for Windows.

Oh, You Use Quicken Or Microsoft Money? That'll be $5.95 Per Month

Oh, You Use Quicken Or Microsoft Money? That'll be $5.95 Per Month

Wachovia is charging customers a $5.95 monthly fee to access their accounts through Quicken or Microsoft Money. The fee, which took effect April 1, aligns Wachovia with the 27% of banks that penalize consumers who access their accounts through money management software.

Quicken And MS Money Are ExtortionWare

Both Quicken and MS Money sneak these “sunset” clauses in their end user license agreements, giving them carte blanche to completely disable major parts of their functionality if they feel like it. These features include online bill pay, downloading any financial information, portfolio tracking, and more. Basically, all the cool stuff.

Quicken Claims To Sync With Bank Of America. It Does, Unless You Have Quicken For Mac.

Quicken Claims To Sync With Bank Of America. It Does, Unless You Have Quicken For Mac.

Despite holdings of almost $1.5 trillion, Bank of America, the largest bank in America, won’t sync with users of Quicken for Mac. Reader Philip, who spent $65 on Quicken, writes to tell us how Intuit’s website advertises such compatibility.

New Quicken 2007 Update Available

New Quicken 2007 Update Available

Apropos of yesterday’s budgeting poll, Intuit released a new patch for Quicken 2007.

UPDATE: Chase/Bank One Merger Super Fun For Customers

Earlier, Sharon complained how the BankOne/Chase merger messed up her online banking. Despite several calls to the customer service, she was unable to fix her problem.

Chase/Bank One Merger Super Fun for Customers

This week, Chase and Bank One merged their on-line systems. Birds shivered with glee. Stroboscopic dew drops danced on kittens claws in exultation. And Bank One customers got jacked like a cheap trick on Colfax Ave.