Personal Money Management Software?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by iWychwood, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. iWychwood macrumors newbie

    Feb 2, 2007
    I've recently completed the switch from Windows to Mac. I've been looking for a personal money management software (similar to Microsoft Money). The ones I've come across are accounting programmes aimed at start-up and small businesses, which isn't what I'm looking for. Can anyone recommend such a software?
  2. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
  3. NightStorm macrumors 68000

    Jan 26, 2006
    Whitehouse, OH
    I've been using iBank for about a year now. I used to use Quicken on my PC and found this when I first switched. So far, it does what I need (although it still likes to crash sometimes when I manually change a transaction's date; hopefully that'll be fixed in the next version).
  4. iWychwood thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 2, 2007
  5. achie25 macrumors 6502

    Sep 2, 2005
  6. epochblue macrumors 68000


    Aug 12, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    I run the risk of being flamed for this ("Delicious Generation" WAAAA) but I've been using Cha-Ching lately and have been markedly impressed with its improvements over the past few point releases. 0.3 was crap, but now that it's 0.5 I find it stable and delight to use.

    Yes, it has a pretty UI, but I also think find it functional. It does everything I need it to do, but my personal accounting needs aren't particularly robust.
  7. Maynerd macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2007
    I use quicken it works fine. It's not as good as the PC version from what I understand, however I haven't used the PC version in quite some time.
  8. indiean macrumors member

    Nov 27, 2006
    I second the Cha-Ching nomination, but I also fall into the "my personal money management needs aren't extensive" category. However, it is something that I think falls into the "good side" of the Delicious Generation category: it's like DL in that it's both functional and pretty...
  9. akadmon macrumors 68010

    Aug 30, 2006
    New England
    I suggest using a Windows program (Quicken or MS Money -- seems you already own one) via Parallels. That's what I do (Quicken). I don't know any of the apps mentioned above (can they support Quicken or Money files that most banks/credit company websites generate?). I've read that Quicken for Mac is atrocious.
  10. kugino macrumors 65816


    Jul 10, 2003
    it's not your "normal" money management app...but i've been pretty happy with Budget by snowmint...great support as well...and just visually the kind of app i like working with. not for everyone, but i like it.
  11. SpaceJello macrumors 6502

    Dec 2, 2006
    I have been keeping my eye on Cha-Ching, its looks great and promising but I don't know if its ready for primetime yet.. I am waiting till the v1.0. How is it now? Does it have a lot of bugs?

    As well, jumsoft's money, anyone has experience with that?
  12. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
    i have Money from Jumsoft, although its the not the 2.0 release, its the previous one. great app and easy to use. they're a great company and i love their applications. stable, easy to use and great interface. i recommend them, try the demo :D
  13. SpaceJello macrumors 6502

    Dec 2, 2006
    I just tried the 2.0 release, for some reason it doesn't store my preference when it comes to landscape vs portrait mode for viewing the graphs... i dont know if that is in v1.
  14. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030


    May 18, 2004
    I've been using the Mac version of Quicken for some time now. There's nothing "atrocious" about it unless you consider "atrocious" to mean not having some of the same features as the windows version
  15. mtoldman macrumors newbie

    Oct 5, 2011
    Quicken Essentials

    I am here actively searching for a personal financial app. I have been a Quicken user for over 10 years on both Mac and Windows platforms. When I bought a new Mac, I purchased QE. What a piece of crap! I could not set up my mortgage, I could not have splits affect multiple accounts without manually posting the split. I am not currently involved in Investments but have heard that QE does not handle them very well. Finally the interface to Turbo Tax is not at all intuitive. QE does not have half of the functionality of previous versions of Quicken for Mac and certainly cannot compare to Quicken for Windows.
  16. PeggyD macrumors 6502a

    Jan 9, 2007
    Covington, WA, USA

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