Quicken not updating prices
It seems that Quicken is testing a new model on us Canadians.
The talking point:• Quicken has moved to a subscription model in Canada for Quicken 2017 where (a) the annual subscription price is the same as the annual price under the 3-year cycle model, i.e. customers' data is held hostage and (c) anyone who upgrades to the subscription version likely won't be able to go back to pre-2017 versions to do manual transactions, i.e.
You can see all of your linked accounts anywhere there’s an Internet connection – meaning you don’t have to take the extra step of syncing them up at the end of the day.
Reports of security breaches dominate the news these days and consumers need to be more careful than ever when it comes to protecting their information.
Under the new business model the last thing anyone should do is join the "conversion" of their data to this year's format and then find that they can't go back to an older, unlocked version of the product., at least in Canada. From Quicken Home & Business | Quicken they want CAD 89.99/year. While no one likes cash grabs, especially of that magnitude, this change pales in comparison with preventing users whose subscription has expired from entering transactions manually as was the case until now.