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AceMoney review

We've run AceMoney through our intensive lab tests to find out how it compares to other personal finance software packages.

In this article
What is AceMoney? How does AceMoney work? AceMoney review: at a glance How do I get started? How easy is Acemoney to use?
What help and support is on offer? What's AceMoney's mobile app like? How secure is it? Which?'s verdict on AceMoney AceMoney: FAQs

What is AceMoney?

AceMoney is a personal finance software package that is marketed as the best alternative to Quicken and Microsoft Money - two previously popular packages.

We've put AceMoney through rigorous testing under lab conditions, analysing the features we know are important to you and providing star ratings to help you compare packages.

Our review includes the full results of our lab tests with ratings on data input, the dashboard, transactions, goal-tracking, report-generation, mobile app, security and an overall verdict from our personal finance software experts.

Members can log in to see the results of our personal finance software analysis. If you’re not already a member, you can sign up to a two-month trial for Which? Money for just £1 to access this review and enjoy the benefits of a Which? membership.

AceMoney product review Specifications
Version tested

4.36.2.0

 

More info

AceMoney has not updated its software since the alst time we tested it in 2017

 Price

 

£30.21

 

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Bought in US dollars ($39.99); we give the sterling equivalent

Free trial?

30 days

Compatibility

Windows, Android

Investment tracking

Yes

How does AceMoney work?

AceMoney allows you to set up accounts and input transaction data to make budgets and set goals.

It aims to make it quick and easy to manage your accounts, regardless of your financial expertise.

AceMoney review: at a glance

Find out how AceMoney did in our lab review on performance (including data input, set up, dashboard, reports, transactions and tracking), support and its mobile app.

AceMoney review Score

 

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How do I get started?

We reveal how easy it is to get started using AceMoney.

We asked our lab testers to manually input two sets of fictitious financial data, as well as import CSV and QIF files from various sources in order to calculate star ratings for both ease and speed of data input.

AceMoney: data input Score
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How easy is Acemoney to use?

Our lab testers tried out dozens of AceMoney's features and issued star ratings for a range of performance indicators including dashboard navigation, transaction-grouping, report-generating, goal-setting and reminder-scheduling functions. 

You can select the score table you want to see using the drop-down menu.

AceMoney: reports Score
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What help and support is on offer?

When using personal finance software it's likely that you'll need some support to help you get the most out of the package. 

We tested every element of AceMoney’s customer support and gave it an overall star rating based on the range and quality of the services on offer.

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What's AceMoney's mobile app like?

The AceMoney mobile app is available for Android devices and acts as a companion app to the desktop application. Here's how the AceMoney mobile app was rated in our lab tests.

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How secure is it?

When entering your financial information you want to be sure it's safe.

Here's how AceMoney scored for security in our lab review across its desktop programme and mobile app.

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Which?'s verdict on AceMoney

We reveal how suitable AceMoney is for beginners, who tend to struggle with computers and organising their finances and experts who are more experienced in these areas.

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Find out more: Best personal finance software - see how AceMoney compares

AceMoney: FAQs

Is AceMoney compatible with Microsoft Money and Quicken?

AceMoney is compatible with Microsoft Money or Quicken.

Can you import information automatically by linking to your bank account?

AceMoney doesn't allow you to sync data from a bank account.

Does AceMoney work on Apple Watch?

AceMoney is not compatible with the Apple Watch.

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