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What are the best software tools for personal finance?

What are the best software tools for personal finance? Please list what you like about the software you use.
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Has anyone compared an in-person Tax Advisor to software like Turbo Tax?

I've always been curious whether an in-person "tax man" would be able to save me any more money on my taxes. They normally charge more, so I've never done that. I have noticed that some softwares ...
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Best personal finance strategy to control my balance

I would like to get some insight inside my balance. It's not too complicated: I have very few sources of incomes, very few accounts, nearly no portfolio, etc. Yet it looks like I manage to save much ...
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How to keep control of shared expenses inside marriage?

I've been married for a couple of years now, and we've been playing pretty loose with our finances (we keep separate accounts and like to pay more or less equally for our common expenses). Lately, we'...
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Is there any online personal finance software without online banking? [closed]

I realize that similar questions have been raised, especially regarding Mint and Quicken Online, but my question is this: Is there web-based personal finance software that does not require you to ...
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Multi-user, non-US personal finance and budget software [closed]

Hija, I realize that there are any number of these questions on here. I didn't manage to find one that related to my specific situation, however. First, I am outside mint.com territory. Second, I ...
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Good way to record currency conversion transactions in personal accounting software?

I have deep personal financial connections to two countries, with different currencies. (They happen to be Canada/CAD and USA/USD, but I don't think that's material.) I have multiple bank and ...
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Personal budget forecast/tracking solution [closed]

I am using mint.com for tracking my money, and it works quite well, with one exception: mint.com is mostly backward-looking, i.e. it captures only stuff that already happened. So I am looking for a ...
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Making a basic will without an attorney

I've been reading that wills for the "basic" scenario is pretty much a cut-and-paste at the attorney's office. Rather than spend the money with a lawyer (300-600USD) I thought I'd look into a DIY ...
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What are some good software packages for Technical Analysis? [closed]

What are software packages that allow me to perform technical analysis on candlestick charts? Ideally the software will update with realtime stock data. I'm mostly using Windows but am also curious ...
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When you e-file your taxes with TurboTax, does Intuit get a copy of your personal information?

When you e-file your federal taxes with TurboTax's PC software, do the tax forms go through Intuit's servers, or are they submitted directly to the IRS somehow? i.e. do Intuit servers ever see a copy ...
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Tax deduction macros in Python for Germany

I work to implement a set of German tax deduction macros in Python for private use and have some errors, one of my troubles is correct deduction of Lohnsteuer. There are quite many online calculators ...
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What software and make charts, screen stocks, like in this answer?

I looked at this question Why would I want a diversified portfolio, versus throwing my investments into an index fund? and I tried to find the software victor was talking about but I couldn't. I ...
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US Tax exemption for Independent student contractor working from India

I am an undergraduate computer science student, resident and citizen of India, I'll be working as an Independent student contractor for a US based software company from my home country (India), during ...