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Quicken 2011 Versions and Features

Which Quicken Version is Right for You?

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Quicken 2012 is now available. Check out Quicken 2012 review.

Learn about the features in Quicken 2011 versions to decide which will work best for you.

All versions of Quicken 2011 come with a 60-day satisfaction guarantee, free phone support for help with purchasing, installing or upgrading, and an easy-to-use data conversion tool for importing Microsoft Money data.

New features include easy sorting and column customization in registers, projected balance report and improved categorization for downloaded transactions. Quicken 2011 downloads data from 12,000 financial institutions, twice as many as Quicken 2010 did.

Updated: 10/10/2011

Quicken 2011 Starter Edition

Quicken 2011 has a new cash flow report that shows you a snapshot of your financial future.
Quicken 2011 Projected Cash Flow Report
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Quicken Starter Edition provides basic personal finance tools, but does not import data from Quicken Deluxe or higher versions. Investment tracking and financial planners are not included in this version.

Quicken Starter Edition features include:

  • Categorize expenses and keep a budget.
  • Redesigned graphical cash flow reporting tells you how much money you have left over after income and expenses.
  • Reconcile accounts.
  • Set up spending goals to stick to your budget.
  • Download account transactions.
  • Bill Reminders help with paying bills on time.
  • Import tax data into TurboTax.

Quicken 2011 Starter Edition retails for around $30.

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Quicken 2011 Deluxe

The home page on Quicken 2011 has been improved with better reporting.
Quicken 2011 Home Page
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Quicken Deluxe has all the features of Quicken Starter Edition, plus the following:

  • Imports data from all Quicken desktop versions.
  • Includes a good set of basic investment tracking tools.
  • Quicken Attachments for transactions and accounts.
  • Planning tools for retirement, debt reduction, college savings and finding tax deductions.

Quicken 2011 Deluxe retails for $60, but you can compare prices for Quicken Deluxe to find a better deal.

Quicken 2011 Premier

New investment reports have been added to Quicken 2011.
Quicken 2011 Investments Tab
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Quicken 2011 Premier includes all the features of Quicken Deluxe along with advanced investment tracking tools:
  • Investment performance analysis.
  • Help with minimizing taxes on capital gains.
  • Tax deduction reports.
  • Morningstar ratings for mutual funds.
  • Investment dashboard shows returns over time.
Quicken 2011 Premier retails for $90, but you can find online deals for Quicken Premier.

Quicken 2011 Home & Business

Quicken 2011 Home & Business Profit and Loss Report
Quicken 2011 Home & Business Profit and Loss Report
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Many small business owners combine both personal and business transactions in one account. Quicken 2011 Home & Business has tools to help with separating personal and business expenses for tax and profit reporting.
  • Business and personal income and expense categories are clearly separated.
  • Get profit and loss figures at a glance.
  • Finds tax-deductible expenses.
  • Schedule C reporting.
  • Creates invoices and estimates.
Quicken 2011 Home & Business retails for $99.99. Check for Quicken Home & Business deals

Quicken 2011 Rental Property Manager

Quicken Rental Property Manager has features for organizing real estate rental property records
Quicken Rental Property Manager 2010
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Quicken Rental Property Manager adds features for organizing real estate rental property records, shows profitability of properties and helps with income tax reporting. Quicken Rental Property Manager has all features found in the Home & Business version.
  • Organizes lease terms, rental rates, and security deposits.
  • Income and expense tracking, by property.
  • Shows paid rents and renters who owe you money.
  • Schedule E tax reporting.
  • Finds tax-deductible rental property expenses.
Rental Property Manager costs about $150 retail. Check prices for Quicken Rental Property Manager.

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