- The fun and easy way to get started with Quicken, the #1 personal financial software, with more than fifteen million users
- A bestseller year after year-now updated throughout for the latest release of Quicken
- Helps readers take control of their money by showing how to track their day-to-day finances, better manage their investments, and evaluate the tax implications of their financial decisions-all without hiring expensive professional financial consultants
- Expert advice shows how to manage bills, maximize investment performance, save money for college or retirement, bank online, maintain detailed financial records, and more
- Written by veteran For Dummies author Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA and author of more than 100 books
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.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Quick-and-Dirty Windows.
Appendix B: Glossary of Business, Financial, and Computer Terms.