Master Visually Quicken
"One picture is worth a thousand words." If you prefer instructions that show you how rather than tell you why, then this intermediate to advanced reference is for you. Hundreds of succinctly captioned, step by step screen shots reveal how to accomplish more than 175 Quicken 2006 tasks, including: creating, hiding, and rearranging accounts; setting up repeating online bill payment; using the debt reduction planner; updating estimated property value; protecting personal and financial information; estimating home mortgage tax savings; and, generating tax schedule reports. "Master It" sidebars in the book answer questions and present shortcuts while high resolution screen shots demonstrate each task. It contains succinct explanations that walk you through step by step. The two page lessons break big topics into bite sized modules.
- Paperback | 428 pages
- 205.7 x 223.5 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
- 07 Oct 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
About Elaine J. Marmel
Elaine Marmel is president of Marmel Enterprises, LLC, an organization that specializes in freelance technical writing and software training. Elaine has an MBA from Cornell University and worked on projects to build financial management systems in New York City and Washington D.C. Elaine spends most of her time writing; she has been a contributing editor since 1994 to Peachtree Extra and QuickBooks Extra montly magazines. She wrote Peachtree For Dummies, Microsoft Project Bible, Master VISUALLY Project 2003, and Master VISUALLY QuickBooks 2005 and she has authored and co authored more than 30 other books. Although a native of Chicago, Elaine has seen much of the world, including Cincinnati, Ohio; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, New York; Washington, D.C., and Tampa, Florida. As of this writing, she has settled into a perfect house in Arizona and lives with her purrfect cats, Cato, Watson, and Buddy (who seems to be made of velcro, sticking to Elaine when she starts to write), and her doting and loving dog, Josh (who watches the door for visitors and may lick you to death while performing the job of general welcoming committee). Nancy Stevenson is a full time writer of business and technology books. She has authored over 50 books including The Young Person's Guide to Character Education, Online Distance Learning For Dummies, and The 10 Minute Guide to Motivating People. On the desktop application side, Nancy has written dozens of books on products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, as well as books on the Internet and wireless technology. Nancy lives with her partner Earl in a beautiful home they have built together in the Pacific Northwest. They are owned by their dog, Bryn, who takes them for long walks on a regular basis.
Table of contents
PART I: The Basics. 1) Get Started with Quicken. 2) Work with Accounts and Categories. PART II: Working with Checking and Credit Card Accounts. 3) Enter Checkbook Transactions. 4) Bank and Pay Bills Online. 5) Balance Your Checking Account. 6) Automate Transactions. 7) Track Credit Card Debt. PART III: Managing Assets. 8) Manage Your Property. 9) Set Up Investment Accounts. 10) Work with Securities. 11) Monitor and Research Investments. 12) Evaluate Investments. PART IV: Quicken and Taxes. 13) Using Quicken to Simplify Tax Preparation. 14) Tax Planning. 15) Quicken and TurboTax. PART V: Using Quicken to Plan for the Future. 16) Quicken and Budgeting. 17) Quicken Planning Calculators. 18) Using Quicken Planners. PART VI: Quicken and Reporting. 19) The Basics of Quicken Reports and Graphs. 20) Banking Reports. 21) Spending Reports. 22) Comparison Reports. 23) Investing Reports. 24) Tax Reports. 25) Net Worth and Balances Reports. PART VII: House Keeping. 26) Managing Security. 27) Protect Your Information. 28) Customize Quicken.