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Intuit’s Mint iPhone app updated with faster personal finance tracking including fees, alerts, more

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Users of Intuit’s Mint Personal Finance app for iPhone will be seeing a workflow speed boost with the latest version. Finance data like recent transactions and used accounts, fee and high spending alerts, and budget information is now available for tracking faster in an added Updates section. You can see an example of the new view in the screenshot above.

The newly added Updates section follows previously added features including the ability to track your credit score for free without having to add a credit card as well as support for unlocking the app with your fingerprint using Touch ID for iOS 8 users with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

Intuit also released a redesigned Quicken 2015 for Mac earlier this year including sync support for the Quicken Money Management app for iPhone. You can view the latest change log for Mint below:

What’s New in Version 3.7.0

* Mint Updates View (iPhone only)
Updates is a faster, easier way to see a detailed view of the most recent changes to your finances. When you open the app on your mobile phone, Updates shows contextually sensitive cards that highlight important changes such as:
• Recent transactions
• Fee alerts
• Fast approaching budgets
• High spending alerts
• Recently used accounts

Mint Personal Finance is available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, although the new features are currently only available for the iPhone version.


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Intuit debuts redesigned Quicken 2015 for Mac with free mobile apps

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Intuit is out today with a new version of its personal finance app with the release of Quicken 2015 for Mac. The latest version of Quicken boasts an overhauled design to simplify the app as well as “new investment capabilities”, Intuit says. The new Mac version is accompanied by a sync compatible, updated Quicken Money Management app for iPhone which supports snapping and saving receipts as well as displaying charts on-the-go…

Intuit says the new version of Quicken carries over the features from previous versions and introduces new capabilities as well.

This includes the ability to view and manage financial statements from “14,500 different banks, credit cards, loan and investment accounts” to assist with tracking money spent as well as creating and managing budgets and scheduling bill pay. Below you can see what’s new in the latest version of Quicken for Mac.

Quicken 2015 for Mac lets users:

Make smart financial decisions on the go: The free mobile companion app syncs customer data across desktop and mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad and Android. Quicken users can check account balances, transactions and household budgets anywhere at any time, and snap a photo to store receipts to keep track of important purchases.

Easily track portfolios and plan for taxes: Detailed investment tracking allows users to view and track portfolio value, investment transactions, cost basis, unrealized and realized gains, and create Schedule D tax reports for capital gains. The product simplifies tax time by tracking deductions and creating tax reports.

View and understand finances in a flash: A refreshed interface optimized for OS X makes it easy for users to see where they stand with their finances.

As for product commitment (you probably recall Intuit’s history with keeping Quicken up-to-date with the Mac’s move from Intel and OS X Lion’s support drop for Rosetta), Intuit’s Consumer Ecosystem Group SVP and general manager Barry Saik said in a press release:

“With Quicken 2015 for Mac, we’re reaffirming our commitment to serving our loyal Apple customers and delivering the dependable, easy-to-use solutions they’ve come to expect.”

In addition to the those features, Intuit says it expects to release new features and capabilities regularly through the year to continue making Quicken a better product.

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For now, Quicken users can pick up the new version of Intuit’s finance software digitally from the Mac App Store or Amazon for $74.99, and the company says a boxed version will be available in retail stores later this fall starting in October. As for the mobile Quicken users, those can be downloaded for free from the App Store on iOS and Play Store on Android.


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Yahoo Finance updated with new design, pre- and after-market data, news section, more

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Yahoo has released a new version of its Finance app for iPhone and iPad featuring the addition of a new tab bar for quicker navigation and other visual changes. The update still features the basement view on the left as well as the search view for adding stocks to your watch list on the right, but the overall app is organized much cleaner now.

The new tab bar consists of the primary Home view for information related to stocks you’re tracking, a new News tab for following general finance news and information, and a Markets view for an overview of U.S., Europe, and Asia finance data.

The updated version of Yahoo Finance also adds support for viewing pre-market and after-market data for items on your watch list. Yahoo Finance 2.2 for iPhone and iPad is available on the App Store.


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