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115 Past Due – The Best Software For Your Money

by Derek Sisterhen on July 21, 2010

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Past Due: Radio 115 – The Best Software For Your Money

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Today, Dallon Christensen joined the conversation to unpack the pros and cons of the popular personal finance software.  Dallon was quick to point out that personal finance software doesn’t manage your money for you, it’s just a tool to help.

During our discussion, we covered Quicken, Mint.com, Mvelopes.com, MS Money, Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover software, Google Docs, and YouNeedABudget.com.

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  • andytraub

    So what was the verdict…which one do you guys recommend?

  • http://pastdueradio.com/ Derek Sisterhen

    Hey Andy, thanks for the comment, buddy! Ultimately, Dallon and I decided that the best system is going to offer ease of access (potentially being web-based) and ease of use (like a simplified spreadsheet).

    Dallon uses Google Docs and Dave Ramsey's My TMMO to plan his finances. I use a wicked set of Excel spreadsheets. For us, the biggest requirement is that the system be budget-centric, rather than transaction-centric. Budget-centric implies that we're focusing on planning the spending before it occurs.

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