Scott Cook Quotes (25 Quotes)


    The current institutionally provided retirement plans will not cover people's needs upon retirement.

    Today more people believe in UFOs than believe that Social Security will take care of their retirement.

    Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple.

    Technology is similarly just a catalyst at times for fundamental forces already present.

    Intuit is defining and leading the new world of e-finance -- and that strategy is paying off.


    Even some of the greatest technology-led revolutions, or allegedly technology-led, really were only made possible because of trends already present.

    We had struck out at several businesses because we couldn't operate them.

    Subsequent to the original Quicken, the whole idea that we, as a consumer products company, could actually make business products, that was a whole revolution in our thinking.

    Fifty years ago wealth was stored and transmitted physically through gold bars, stock certificates, bank notes, and coins.

    People don't place their trust in government or company pension plans; they have to be self-reliant.

    Well, today people have to be self-reliant if they want a secure retirement income.

    The combination of the premier news-gathering organization with Quicken.com is a home run for consumers and the financial community.

    We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.

    Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.

    Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S. banks to invent new products.

    QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me.

    So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.

    Changing to the Internet is the hardest thing - you can't believe people's resistance.

    Analysts are expecting that next quarter's growth-rate will double, and that's based fundamentally on the really solid performance of our core businesses, ... Our Internet growth is taking off. Our Internet businesses grew 2.6 times this quarter, so the growth is in fact spectacular for us in our key businesses.

    I am pleased with the accomplishments we have made during the past quarter. Our small business division performed strongly as demand for existing products continued to be robust.

    Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff.

    We beat analyst estimates on revenues for the quarter.

    Even the once simple home mortgage now has so many flavors and styles and variations that it is difficult for people to make a decision.

    A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.

    The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution.


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