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Quicken 2017 review

As a daily Quicken 2016 Premier user, I upgraded to Quicken 2017 this week. The changes aren’t very significant but I chose to upgrade anyway and take a look. So here’s my Quicken 2017 review with my thoughts about the latest version. I’ve also updated my Income Portfolio Morningstar X-Ray and Credit Score too.


  • Enhanced mobile app features including investment tracking and offline use.
  • No significant new functionality but it still does most of what you’ll need.
  • Using Quicken requires at least a new purchase every three years for online connectivity.
  • Updated user interface with a more modern look and support for higher resolution screens.

Quicken 2017 Review – what is it?

Quicken 2017 is the latest upgrade to one of the few remaining desktop finance applications for PCs & Macs. One newer competitor is MoneyDance. Other cloud-based alternatives (Mint, Personal Capital, etc) are very popular and growing at a fast rate. Sites such as YNAB have also gained a lot of traction.

Quicken premier 2017 review

Includes everything in Quicken Deluxe, plus:

  • See how your investments are performing with informed buy/sell decisions in Quicken premier 2017
  • See realized and unrealized gains and continuously updated quotes only with Quicken premier 2017
  • Helps minimize taxes on investments through quicken premier 2017

What’s New in Quicken Premier 2017 Download?


  • IMPROVED Easier to read. Customizable fonts throughout and redesigned report layouts
  • IMPROVED bill center. Manage your bills in one place with Quicken premier 2017 download. Automatically download PDFs of bills along with amount due and due date and pay them for free in Quicken 2017 download with Quicken Bill Pay. Get e-mail bill alerts.*
  • IMPROVED Expanded report capacity and direct Excel export through Quicken premier 2017 download
  • IMPROVED investment performance analysis with the help of Quicken premier 2017 download
  • Premium support. Unlimited priority access to official Quicken premier 2017 download  customer phone support*
  • 5GB of secure online backup for your Quicken files with Dropbox
  • Get the latest features in Quicken premier 2017 download without having to upgrade

Be confident your information is secure in Quicken premier 2017 download

  • Your information is unreadable as it’s imported from your bank*
  • Quicken premier 2017 download protect your financial information using robust 256-bit encryption
  • Quicken premier 2017 download protect your financial information using robust 256-bit encryption


Import all your bank transactions safely and automatically*

  • No need to jot it all down or save receipts
  • Includes transactions from all your different accounts
  • See how your investments are performing for more informed buy/sell decisions
  • See realized and unrealized gains and continually updated quotes*
  • Make tax time easier by tracking your deductions and creating reports

Export your data to Intuit TurboTax

Intuit TurboTax can read and import Quicken data quickly and easily directly from Quicken. Other than assigning categories to your transactions (see above), there’s nothing you need to do in Quicken to facilitate this process. Just open TurboTax and respond that you want to import your Quicken data when prompted.

Even if you don’t use tax-preparation software, you can still use Quicken to print reports that consolidate a year’s worth of information into a few pages; copy the figures onto your tax forms, and your work is practically complete!

Minimize taxes on your investments 

  • Make sure you get the maximum tax benefits with prepared reports at tax time
  • Track cost basis and estimate capital gains

Manage your money whenever, wherever with our mobile app with Quicken rental property manager for mac

  • Quicken rental property manager for mac mobile app is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android
  • See all your spending account balance and transactions with quicken rental property manager
  • Enter transactions on your phone or tablet anytime, even offline easily through Quicken rental property manager for mac

You’re up and running fast with simple setup

Chat with Quicken rental property manager for mac support for answers on any product

Get help, advice, and answers from the Quicken rental property manager Community


Quicken financial products are backed by a 30-day money-back guarantee

Data Access Guarantee

Whether you renew your membership or not, you will always have full access to and ownership of your data.

256-bit encryption security

Quicken securely transmits your data with robust encryption

How to Update Quicken for Mac

Select the Quicken menu > Check for Updates…

If there is an  Quicken update for mac available, you will get a dialog box with what is included in the latest release and the option to

  • Skip This Version — This is not recommended. The software update contains important fixes and enhancements that may impact you.
  • Remind Me Later — If you chose this option, you will be reminded to Quicken update for mac to the latest release of the software next time you open it.
  • Install Update — This will install the latest  Quicken update for mac (recommended).

Also, you can check the box above these options to Automatically download and install the latest Quicken updates for mac in the future, so you’ll no longer have to check to see if updates are available.  They’ll install on their own.

If there aren’t any updates available, you’ll be presented with a window that says you’re already up-to-date.

Check out the Quicken Updates for mac to find out what’s in the latest update, to see what release you’re running, or get troubleshooting info in case you run into a problem with the update.

Quicken 2016 Patch for Windows Update

 Important: If you have reinstalled Quicken 2016 patch for Windows (US Version) and you are unable to open Quicken or Quicken crashes after trying to update to the latest release, please read this Community Announcement for a resolution.

Before you begin

  • If you missed any releases, don’t worry.  You only need to download the most recent release to update Quicken.
  • To check your release version, open Quicken and go to Help > About Quicken.  If it’s a lower number than the release here, you need to update.
  • We recommend that you don’t revert to an earlier patch release after updating, as this could prevent you from logging in to your Quicken data file.
  • If you reinstall Quicken 2016 patch, make sure you’re on the latest release version before opening your data file; otherwise, you’ll be unable to use online services.

Download and Install the Latest  Quicken 2016 patch Update (US Versions)

Download the Quicken 2016 Patch Update (213.93MB)

Download the US Manual Update (115.34MB)

Manual Update: If you don’t download financial updates from your bank or use Billpay, you can download the Manual update.

Quicken 2016 Patch Update: If you are unable to update Quicken, or if you receive an error while updating, download the Quicken 2016 Patch update (because of its size, the Quicken 2016 Patch can take longer to install).

What is the Password Vault and how do I use it?

What is the Password Vault?

If you have accounts with multiple banks, this can mean you’re managing a lot of bank passwords. Quicken’s Password Vault is a secure and convenient way to store multiple bank passwords that you can then access with a single password (the Vault password).

How does the Password Vault work?

You can enter your passwords individually when you update your accounts, or you can use the Password Vault in Quicken to keep track of all your passwords, and automatically send them to your financial institutions with a single click when you update your accounts.

  • You can open the Password Vault to add, remove, or change stored passwords at any time.
  • The Password Vault uses banking industry-standard encryption to save your passwords.
  • The Password Vault allows you to download transactions from all of your accounts into Quicken with one click.

Using the Password Vault

To add your passwords to the Password Vault

To change a password stored in the Password Vault

To change your Password Vault password

To reset the Password Vault and start over

If you are asked to change your password when you connect

NEW in 2018!

  • NEW Access to 11,000+ online billers, bill PDF downloads
  • NEW Expanded custom report layout options and direct Excel export
  • NEW Get the latest features without having to upgrade*
  • NEW 5GB of secure online backup for your Quicken files with Dropbox
  • NEW Move and archive investments transaction feature
  • NEW Richer performance analysis with buy and hold comparison
  • NEW Free Quicken Bill Pay and priority access to Quicken phone support*

New premium features included in Premier and up

  • Pay your bills in Quicken for free using Quicken Bill Pay*
  • Priority access to customer support*
  • Move and archive investment transactions
  • Improved portfolio analysis with buy-and-hold comparison

Take the next step in life with powerful tools to help you get there

  • Come up with a realistic budget to pay off debt, save for a down payment, or plan for retirement
  • Get on a flexible budget that works for you
  • See how your investments are performing against the market
 New features included in all 2018 memberships
  • Access to more than 11,000 billers
  • An improved bill center dashboard
  • Expanded custom report display and direct Excel export
  • Download bills in PDF format
  • Backup files with free Dropbox (5GB)
  • Get the latest features automatically