Best personal finance software revealedWhich? research unveils the best computer software

28 November 2010

Account aggregators

Account aggregators allow you to view all your bank accounts in one place

BankTree, Home Accountz and Moneydance have emerged as the best financial software packages, according to new research conducted by Which?. The first package was revealed as best for PCs, while the others are great for both PC and Mac users.

An examination of six leading personal finance software packages revealed that Banktree is the most efficient and user-friendly option for PC users, while Mac users are best off choosing either of the Home Accountz or Moneydance programmes. Which? experts also praised the Ace Money Lite package for its clear layout, and concluded this solution would suit users who are looking for a convenient way to manage just a few personal accounts.

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PC users can buy the Banktree personal finance software package for £26, while Mac users can purchase the Home Accountz programme for £39.99. The Moneydance solution costs £34.99. Those looking for a free financial software package can opt for the Ace Money Lite offering.

For full reviews of each product, as well as a guide to account aggregators and DIY alternatives such as Open Office, read the Which? online guide personal finance software packages.

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