Cover image for Quicken 2000 for Windows for dummies
Quicken 2000 for Windows for dummies
Nelson, Stephen L.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Foster City, CA. : IDG Books Worldwide, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Title Subject:
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
HG179 .N42658 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

On Order



When the first version of Quicken was introduced more than twenty years ago, it started a revolution in personal finance. Now with 15 million users and 80% of the market for personal finance software, Quicken is the program people turn to first when they want to manage their money more effectively or make the switch to online banking. Quicken 2000 for Windows includes exciting new features that make it easier than ever for you to take control of your money, manage business finances, and plan for your financial future.

Quicken 2000 for Windows For Dummies is a quick, easy, all-in-one guide for both newcomers and people familiar with older versions of Quicken.

From online banking to portfolio management, this friendly guide walks you through Quicken basics, highlights the new 2000 features, and even throws in some savvy financial advice to boot. You'll soon be able to:

Pay bills with the click of a mouse Calculate compounded interest Bank onl ine using the Internet or bank dial-up services Monitor credit cards, loans, and mortgages Plan for your retirement Manage your investments Prepare for tax time

Whether you want to use Quicken exclusively for your personal finances or as a powerful tool for managing your small business, Quicken 2000 for Windows For Dummies gets you up and running with everything you need to know, including:

Installing Quicken 2000 and setting up your first accounts Mastering the basics, including managing your checkbook, and printing checks and check registers Managing home finances with Quicken Setting up credit card accounts and entering credit card transactions Banking online Managing your investments online Staying on top of loans and loan payments Using Quicken in your small business, including managing payrolls and receivables and payables

Packed with clear, step-by-step walk-throughs and valuable insider tips and tricks, Quicken 2000 for Windows For Dummies is the fun and easy way to capitalize on Quicken, and start saving time and money - today.

Author Notes

Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA, is the bestselling author of more than 70 books on computer and business topics, including all the previous ...For Dummies books on Quicken.

Table of Contents

Part I Zen, Quicken, and the Big Picture
Chapter 1 Setting Up Shop
Chapter 2 Introduction to the Big Picture
Chapter 3 Maximum Fun, Maximum Profits
Part II The Absolute Basics
Chapter 4 Checkbook on a Computer
Chapter 5 Printing 101
Chapter 6 Online and In Charge
Chapter 7 Reports, Charts, and Other Cool Tools
Chapter 8 A Matter of Balance
Chapter 9 Housekeeping for Quicken
Chapter 10 Compound Interest Magic and Other Mysteries
Part III Home Finances
Chapter 11 Credit Cards (And Debit Cards, Too)
Chapter 12 Other People's Money
Chapter 13 Mutual Funds
Chapter 14 Stocks and Bonds
Chapter 15 Petty Cash and Mad Money
Part IV Serious Business
Chapter 16 Payroll
Chapter 17 Receivables and Payables
Part V The Part of Tens
Chapter 18 (Slightly More Than) Ten Questions I'm Frequently Asked about Quicken
Chapter 19 (Almost) Ten Tips on How Not to Become a Millionaire
Appendix A Quick and Dirty Windows
Appendix B Quicken, the Internet, and You
Appendix C Glossary of Business, Financial, and Computer Terms
Book Registration Information