Finance / Budget program for OS X?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    One of my New Years resolutions was to get organized and it's going pretty well. Using Mail for all my email accounts, sorted my pics with iPhoto, cleaned up my iTunes library, and started using YummySoup! to organize all my recipes.

    Now I want a finance / budget program. Anyone use one?
     
  2. vansamirin

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    I use Quicken :dunno:
     
  3. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    I think iBank is pretty good. I haven't used it too much, but I use a product by them called iBiz, and it's amazing, so I wouldn't expect anything less of that.
     
  4. dmora

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    I've never used one, but poke around on the apple store. :hs:
     
  5. Yardsale

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    mint.com :o
     
  6. verbal

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    I have, but there are so many. Only ones that have feedback are the ones you have to pay for. And Quicken was only given two stars.

    Mint looks awesome. But something about it being online only makes me uneasy.
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    I wouldn't be big on storing my financial info on some 3rd party site.
     
  8. Pseudonym

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    interested in this too, checked out iBank 3. Looks good. If you need a serial PM me.
     
  9. verbal

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    Anyone else?

    It'd be nice to be able to sync it to .mac or iPhone/iPod.
     
  10. CyberBullets

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    a while back ago, during Macheist there was Cha-Ching. Seems to be a decent program.
     
  11. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    clearcheckbook.com

    doesn't ask for any account info or anything personal.
    it's just an online budgeting thing, you make the accounts and categories and you input all the data yourself.

    I used to use MSMoney on the PC, but I hated having to be tied down to 1 pc, and I didn't want to give out my account info (ala mint.com), this was a perfect solution for me.
     
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    In the iBank 3 preferences it says "Backup to .mac when opening an iBank document". i don't have .mac so i can't test it out.
     
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    any screen shots of these programs?
     
  14. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    just go to their websites...
    google it
     
  15. fridexter

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    ftw
     
  16. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    mint.com looks cool, but I don't know how I feel about giving them my security key and password ad everything to log into my bank account information.
     
  17. Lit Wick87

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    I started a thread on this a while back, my mom uses quicken for her stuff, and was wondering if there was a program that allowed downloading of statements from CC's and bank accounts. Apparently quicken does not allow this anymore?
     
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    I thought the same thing, but it seems to be VERY legitimate and safe.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mint.com

    Looks like the site has more security than my banks site to be quite honest.
     
  19. JointBeaker

    JointBeaker packaging engineer #2 OT Supporter

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    A good college buddy of mine owns Splasm (www.splasm.com), and they offer 'Checkbook' as their personal finance application.
    I've never really used the program in all honesty, but I've gotta support a friend right. :wiggle:
     

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