Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Reminder: 1 more week to purchase Microsoft Money

Please note that there is only 1 week left to purchase Microsoft Money through online outlets. It will be discontinued from sale on June 30, 2009.

If you have an activated copy of Microsoft Money Plus, you may wish to purchase a new key to continue with full functionality after the expiration date of your current version up to the end of life on 31 January 2011. Yopu can find out the expiry date by clicking on Help->About whilst within Money.

Purchase links can be found below
  • Microsoft Money Plus Deluxe
  • Microsoft Money Plus Premium
  • Microsoft Money Plus Home & Business

These links are no longer valid

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Implications of the discontinuation

There are a lot of implications regarding the discontinuation of Microsoft Money. Such as 'what happens next', 'upgrade paths' etc.

Some FAQ's can be found on the website:

In addition to these, a number of other questions or comments will be unclear. Above all, remember that even though the product may be discontinued, you can still use it. In January 2011, aggregated bank downloads and quotes are likely to be turned off, but most other features should continue to work.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Microsoft confirms end of Money product on their website

Along with other notable and memorable products this year, Microsoft Money is being discontinued after 17 years in existence.

As reported on CNet earlier, Microsoft have confirmed it on their website.

All of the pages now have an additional tag saying: Important notice: Microsoft Money Plus will not be available for purchase after June 30, 2009. Click here for additional information. Purchases made by June 30, 2009, once activated, will provide Microsoft Money Plus with online services until Jan. 30, 2011. Be sure to activate your product as soon as possible after purchase to receive maximum benefit of online services.

Microsoft to discontinue Money??

Microsoft plans to stop selling Microsoft Money, its venerable, but not market-leading personal finance program, CNET News has learned.

The software maker has been notifying financial institutions and plans to announce the move to customers over the next 24 hours via a posting on its Web site and a notification in the software. Although Microsoft will stop selling the product at the end of June, it plans to support it through January 2011.

More information at source