@magoodm The contents of the Package shouldn't change whether it's running or not, nor should the file size. Mine does not. I know you said your file is on your local hard drive, but I really suspect it is not.
Quicken Mac subscription. Quicken user since 1990.
When Quicken is running the data file size is 232mb.... Jacobs, I know you also have a large data file. Mine goes back to 1989 and has 68,000 transactions.