updated 09:00 am EDT, Wed August 20, 2003
Intuit today announced the availability of for Mac, adding features to more easily monitor an entire portfolio, integration with Apple's iCal, and enhancements to the Quicken Bill Pay service, as well as an Emergency Records Organizer to track essential records in one central location. The popular personal financial information management application runs on Mac OS 9/X and will be available for $70 with a $20 rebate for previous Quicken users (and an additional $10 instant online rebate).
Through the updated investment portfolio, customers can monitor all their investments in one place and easily view their net worth with very little effort. Customers can also download detailed quotes, asset classes and the Morningstar Rating of their funds and receive at-a-glance insight into the performance of their investments through 25 new performance indicators, new news alerts, automatic retrieval of the asset class and industry sector for stocks and funds, and categorization the portfolio to assist the customer in rebalancing.
"Our research shows that more than 90 percent of our customers own investments and the majority keep track of those investments using Quicken," said Aruna Harder, Quicken product manager. "We provide the tools to help them understand how their investments are doing in a quick and painless manner."
Keeping up with the market and staying in control of a portfolio can be difficult for any investor.
Quicken 2004 can also track important financial events in a single combined calendar with their personal and business activities, while its Emergency Records Organizer enables customers to store the essential details and location of important documents such as insurance papers, financial accounts, wills, and medical records.