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Maximize investments, minimize taxes, and manage your bills
Get up and running with online banking and investing
Make the most of Quicken and save time and money Want to pay bills, track investments, and calculate interest with the click of a mouse? With this friendly guide and Quicken 2002, it's all possible. Covering everything from program basics to the latest online enhancements, CPA Stephen Nelson shows you step by step how to get a handle on Quicken - and manage your money like a pro.
Discover how to: Balance your checkbook online Track investment performance Calculate interest on mortgages or loans Plan for retirement or a child's education Prepare for tax time
The Dummies Way(TM) Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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Capitalize on Quicken, the leading personal finance software, for everything from balancing your checkbook to online banking. Quicken (r) 2002 For Dummies (r) highlights cutting-edge updates to Quicken while still covering the basics. Find out how to install Quicken and set up basic accounts. And then start getting the most out of Quicken for retirement planning, loan tracking, calculating mortgage rates, tax planning, and investment tracking.
About the Author
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, Debit Cards, and Petty Cash.
Chapter 12: Other People's Money.
Chapter 13: Mutual Funds.
Chapter 14: Stocks and Bonds.
PART IV: Serious Business.
Chapter 15: Payroll.
Chapter 16: Receivables and Payables.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: (Slightly More Than) Ten Questions I'm Frequently Asked about Quicken.
Chapter 18: (Almost) Ten Tips on How Not to Become a Millionaire Chapter 19: Ten Troubleshooting Tips.
Appendix A: Quick and Dirty Windows.
Appendix B: Glossary of Business, Financial, and Computer Terms.
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