Microsoft’s popular Money personal finance software has sadly been discontinued, but it does manage to remain popular with a large number of users across the world.
This is probably due to its flexibility as a lightweight, personal finance application with a variety of options, functions and file types available for integration with other applications like Excel and Quicken.
Copying a Microsoft Money account is a pretty straightforward task – you might opt to do this as a quick way of backing up details of your finances before making any big chances to Money, or as a way of migrating your Microsoft Money files to a new PC.
Note however that an entire account cannot be copied in Microsoft Money. There is functionality to allow transactions to be copied to a second account, but no “copy an account” feature.
Using Microsoft Money 2007 (although the procedure is the same for other versions), we’ll look at how to do this.