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Title:
Quicken 2000 : the official guide
Author:
Langer, Maria.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Osborne/McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxvii, 530 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Covers Quicken Basic and Quicken Deluxe"--Cover.
Language:
English
Title Subject:
ISBN:
9780072121407
Format :
Book

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Lancaster Library HG179 .L263 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Computer Books
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Summary

Summary

This title explains how to use the finance program Quicken to track funds, manage investments, pay bills, balance accounts, collect tax information, and bank online.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Introductionp. xxi
Part 1 Quicken Setup and Basics
1 Getting to Know quickenp. 3
What Is Quicken?p. 4
Getting Startedp. 6
The Quicken Interfacep. 10
Setting Quicken Program Optionsp. 17
Online Helpp. 21
Exiting Quickenp. 26
2 Setting Up Accounts and Categoriesp. 29
Before You Beginp. 30
Creating a Quicken Data Filep. 31
Accountsp. 35
Categoriesp. 43
3 Online Setupp. 51
Why Go Online?p. 52
Security Featuresp. 54
What You Needp. 56
Setting Up an Internet Connectionp. 59
Testing Your Connectionp. 65
Troubleshootingp. 67
Part 2 Organizing Your Finances
4 Recording Bank and Credit Card Transactionsp. 73
Getting Startedp. 74
Entering Transactionsp. 78
Working with Existing Transactionsp. 89
Using Splits and Classesp. 93
Using QuickEntryp. 97
Printing Checksp. 100
Setting Register and Check Optionsp. 104
5 Tracking Investmentsp. 111
Quicken Investment Basicsp. 112
Setting Up Accountsp. 117
Viewing Your Investmentsp. 123
Investment List Windowsp. 130
Recording Investment Transactionsp. 140
Tracking Security Valuesp. 149
6 Monitoring Assets and Loansp. 153
The Basicsp. 154
Setting Up Accountsp. 155
Tracking a Loanp. 159
Recording Other Asset Transactionsp. 167
Quicken Home Inventoryp. 172
Emergency Records Organizerp. 175
7 Automating Transactionsp. 181
QuickFill and Memorized Transactionsp. 182
Financial Calendar and Scheduled Transactionsp. 186
Using Paycheck Setupp. 190
Using Reminders and Billminderp. 193
Alertsp. 196
Address Bookp. 199
Part 3 Managing Your Financial Records
8 Reconciling Accountsp. 207
The Importance of Reconciling Accountsp. 208
Reconciliation Basicsp. 208
Other Reconciliation Tasks and Featuresp. 213
9 Centers, Reports, and Graphsp. 217
Financial Activity Centersp. 218
Reports and Graphsp. 223
10 Budgeting and Forecastingp. 241
Budgetingp. 242
Forecastingp. 256
Part 4 Saving Time with Online Features
11 Introducing Quicken.comp. 265
An Introduction to Web Surfingp. 266
Accessing Quicken on the Webp. 269
Quicken Financial Partnersp. 272
12 Using Online Account Access and Paymentp. 277
Why Do Your Banking Online?p. 278
Setting Up Online Financial Servicesp. 282
The Online Centerp. 287
13 Tracking Investments Onlinep. 313
Benefits and Costs of Online Investment Trackingp. 314
Online Investment Trackingp. 315
Online Quotes and Newsp. 324
14 Accessing Your Quicken Data via the Webp. 333
Accessing Quicken Data via the Webp. 334
One Step Update and the PIN Vaultp. 342
Part 5 Saving Money and Achieving Your Goals
15 Saving Money at Tax Timep. 351
The Importance of Tax Planningp. 352
Tax Information in Accounts and Categoriesp. 354
The Taxes Centerp. 358
Planning to Avoid Surprisesp. 361
Minimizing Taxes by Maximizing Deductionsp. 367
Making Smart Decisionsp. 370
Tax Reportsp. 372
Quicken.com Resourcesp. 373
16 Minimizing Home, Car, and Insurance Expensesp. 377
Mortgage and Loan Basicsp. 378
Preparing for a Major Purchasep. 383
Insurance Basicsp. 388
The Household Centerp. 394
Quicken.com Resourcesp. 403
Worksheetsp. 406
17 Maximizing Investment Returnsp. 415
Investment Basicsp. 416
The Investing Centerp. 423
Quicken.com Resourcesp. 439
Worksheetsp. 440
18 Planning for the Futurep. 445
Saving Basicsp. 446
Reducing Your Debtp. 450
Planning for Retirementp. 454
Retirement Fundsp. 457
Quicken Savings Toolsp. 461
Planning Centerp. 468
Quicken.com Resourcesp. 490
Appendix A Managing Quicken Filesp. 495
Backing Up Your Quicken Data Filep. 496
Importing and Exporting Datap. 499
Other File Management Tasksp. 502
Indexp. 509

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