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Quicken Gets Fresh, Gobbles Up Mint

Intuit, whose Quicken has pretty much cornered the market for financial software, has now picked up one of the few applications that could challenge its dominance: Mint.com.

Free Online Invoicing Tool Boosts Productivity

Bamboo Invoice saves money, plus its server-side installation allows access from any PC at anytime.

Keep a Current Tech Hardware Audit to Save On Taxes and Insurance

If you lose track of no-longer-owned hardware, you might be paying unneeded taxes and insurance.

Still Haven't Filed Your Taxes? We Can Help

Check out our reviews of the top tax-prep sites, plus information on how you may be able to file your return electronically for free.

How Much Do You Owe Uncle Sam? Tax-Prep Sites May Disagree

We ran the same tax situation through five popular tax-preparation sites, and got totals that varied by almost $2000.

TaxAct Online Deluxe (2009)

Though it lacks some extras, TaxAct's $17 price tag makes it the best value among tax-prep sites.

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TurboTax Premier (2009)

First-rate advice and explanations keep the TurboTax site on top, but if your return is straightforward, you'll find better deals elsewhere.

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TaxCut Premium (2009)

Excellent site with human backup from H&R Block pros, but state features not great and data import options are limited.

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Downloads for Hard Economic Times

In this economy, you need to watch every penny. With these 12 downloads, almost all of them free, you can manage your finances, maintain your PC, and be productive without spending hundreds of dollars.

Manage Your Bank Account With Accounts & Budgets Free

Wrangle a single bank account and budget with this free personal finance software.