Since Microsoft pulled the plug on the quote services in the summer of 2013, I often get asked if it’s possible to build something that would restore Money's ability to get quote information automatically.It turns out it is possible, and I have built such a tool!Feb 2010: If you're a long time user of Microsoft Money for personal finances, you were dumped in late 2009, when the mighty Microsoft decided to end the Money product cycle. Apparently, Microsoft didn't see itself competing with the new online money management sites, and didn't see financial management software as a core business.This probably made sense, as Microsoft morphed into a large, complex, corporate beast, making strong inroads into mission-critical applications.
The Money franchise had a good run, but apparently involved more risk and effort than the company was willing to accept for the income it could receive.When you want to download quotes, you will run hle Ofx Quotes.Double click the file you downloaded earlier (if it does not run, then you may need to check that Java is installed, and/or restart your PC). Do the following steps to set the program up: If you have Money Sunset, you shouldn't need to set these two options. Other countries can probably use Yahoo for their quotes.Instead, they decided to stop support entirely in 2011, and once the support window expired, automatic downloading of statements and stock quotes came to an end. If you read the rest of this article and install the scripts being discussed, you can continue using Money to automatically get your online statements from any bank or brokerage that supports Quicken direct connect.I've written a few pages to describe the work that's been done to allow the continued use of Money using Python scripts on the next couple of pages.