The U.S. government has made some less-than-successful tech investments over the years, and that's to be expected from the law of averages. But these eight federal and state efforts are just stupid.
The 2011 editions of Intuit's popular personal finance program sport many improvements inspired by Quicken's online sibling, Mint.com. But perhaps the biggest selling point is a huge increase in the number of financial institutions that let you download transaction data.
Study finds that Facebook users have a low satisfaction rates compared to other major U.S. brands.
This month we look at a note taker, a receipt tracker, and an online photo editor.
Intuit TurboTax, H&R Block at Home (formerly TaxCut), and Second Story Software's TaxAct all offer solid Web-based tax-prep services, with the pricing and the hand-holding options being the main differentiators.
Even with Microsoft Money out of the picture, Quicken continues to improve--and offers solid value for those who prefer to track their personal finances with desktop software.
When the Intuit-Mint deal is finalized, Quicken Online will become a reskinned Mint.