Found 21st Aug 2009
Anyone use any budgeting software that they would recommend? I made my own spreadsheets last year but wandered if there was any decent software that would do the job!

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google, then torrent ;-)

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Microsoft Money - superb

can pick up an older version (e.g. 2001 version) for a few quid on fleabay

basically the same still as current version

its a lifesaver, especially when like me, you have about 50 bank accounts / cards etc

Any personal finance software requires a lot of input to establish and maintain your data, so you want to be able to use it for a long period. Microsoft Money may be good but it's not going to around in the long term. read the extracts below from wikipedia

On 10 June 2009, Microsoft announced that it would discontinue sales of … On 10 June 2009, Microsoft announced that it would discontinue sales of the software from 30 June 2009.Product activation servers used for Money 2007 and up will also be deactivated after January 31, 2011, effectively not allowing these affected versions to be reinstalled after that date



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You could take a look at Money Manager Ex ]http//ww…ex/

It's basic compared to ms money, it looks solid but I've not used it myself, I'm still using Quicken which is good but no longer available.

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doberman;6084471

Any personal finance software requires a lot of input to establish and … Any personal finance software requires a lot of input to establish and maintain your data, so you want to be able to use it for a long period. Microsoft Money may be good but it's not going to around in the long term. read the extracts below from wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Money


who cares if they discontinue it?

I use MS money 2001 which does a superb job and runs on vista

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doberman;6084478

You could take a look at Money Manager Ex … You could take a look at Money Manager Ex http://www.codelathe.com/mmex/It's basic compared to ms money, it looks solid but I've not used it myself, I'm still using Quicken which is good but no longer available.


so you question the use of money due to support being withdrawn yet you are using quicken :w00t:

csiman;6096026

so you question the use of money due to support being withdrawn yet you … so you question the use of money due to support being withdrawn yet you are using quicken :w00t:



The problem is not lack of support, it's the fact that after the activation servers have been shut down you won't be able to re-install the Money software, what will you do when you update your computer?
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