Color screenshots and clear instructions make it easy to ramp up on the latest release of the #1 personal finance software. Follow along and learn how to balance your checkbook; print checks; pay bills online; reconcile your bank, credit card, and investment accounts; track expenses; budget your money; and plan your financial future. Get up to speed on Quicken 2012 in no time with help from this practical, fast-paced guide.
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Marty Matthews has more than 30 years of computing experience, is cocreator of the QuickSteps series, and the author or coauthor of more than 70 books, including the bestselling Windows 7 QuickSteps and Microsoft Office 2010 QuickSteps. He specializes in explaining complex topics to beginners.
Bobbi Sandberg is a consultant, instructor, and retired CPA who is recognized by Intuit as a Certified Professional Advisor. She teaches at community colleges and local senior centers and has been training users on Quicken since its first DOS version in the 1980s. Bobbi is the author of Quicken 2012: The Official Guide and other books.
About the Author
Marty Matthews, co-founder of the bestselling QuickSteps series, has been writing books for more than 20 years. He founded, operated, and sold a software company that developed a complete accounting system. Matthews previously worked for Boeing as vice president of finance. He has used Quicken for personal financial management since its inception.
Bobbi Sandberg is a consultant, instructor, and retired CPA who is recognized by Intuit as a Certified Professional Advisor. She teaches at community college and local senior centers and has been training users on Quicken since its first DOS version in the 1980s.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Stepping into Quicken
Chapter 2. Personalizing Quicken
Chapter 3. Adding More Accounts
Chapter 4. Using Quicken Every Day
Chapter 5. Taking Control with Quicken
Chapter 6. Tracking Your Assets and Liabilities
Chapter 7. Keeping Your Records Up to Date
Chapter 8. Managing Your Investments
Chapter 9. Making Plans for Your Future
Chapter 10. Getting Ready for Tax Time
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