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How to Record Customer Payments in Quicken 2013

When you're using Quicken 2013 to manage your small business's finances, you will need to record customer payments. To record a payment, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Do Payroll with Quicken 2013 or 2014

To do payroll in Quicken 2013 or 2014, you need to set up a couple of payroll expense categories. Fortunately, doing so is not particularly difficult. This information is specific to setting up U.S. federal [more…]

How to Deposit Taxes with Quicken 2013

Making tax payments with Quicken 2013 is easy. Make no mistake. Uncle Sam wants the money you withhold from an employee’s payroll check for federal income taxes, Social Security, and Medicare. Uncle Sam [more…]

Four Tax Deposit Tips for Quicken 2013 Users

Here are a handful of suggestions about making tax deposits with Quicken 2013 easier and less painful. The fast payroll method also has a weakness you should know about. [more…]

How to Set Up a Rental Property in Quicken 2013 or 2014

The Quicken Rental Property Manager provides everything available in Quicken 2013 or 2014. To track rental properties with Quicken, you need to describe each property. To describe a property, follow these [more…]

Describe Your Tenants to the Quicken Rental Property Manager

The Rental Property Manager version of Quicken 2013 includes tools for tracking both your rental properties and your rental income and expense. When tracking rental expenses, one of the first things you [more…]

Record Tenant Rent Payments in Quicken Rental Property Manager

In the Rental Property Manager of Quicken, you can record your tenant's rent payments. After you describe your properties and your tenants, you can begin recording tenant rent payments as tenants pay you [more…]

Slightly More Than Ten FAQs About Quicken 2013

Here are slightly more than ten of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Quicken 2013. But what good is listing the questions without the answers, too? [more…]

Are Your Investments Tax-Deferred?

If your investments are tax-deferred — if, for example, you’re using individual retirement accounts (IRAs), Simple-IRAs, Roth accounts, or 401(k)s — you don’t really need to track investment income and [more…]

How to Pick a Mutual Fund

Here are a handful of tips about how to pick a mutual fund from a former registered investment adviser and current CPA who has seen countless real-life examples of people’s investing successes and mistakes [more…]

Set Up a Tax-Deferred Investment Account in Quicken 2013

If you need to track a tax-deferred investment in Quicken 2013, you need to know how to set up a tax-deferred account and then record your investment activities. Understanding how tax-deferred investment [more…]

How to Record Your Initial Investments in Quicken 2013

After you set up an investment account in Quicken 2013 and describe the securities in the account, you can record an initial purchase of the investments. Of course, you need to know the original price [more…]

How to Track Investments Purchases in Quicken 2013

As you buy additional investments — by contributing additional amounts to your retirement account or by reinvesting dividends and capital gain distributions — you should record the transactions in Quicken [more…]

How to Record Investment Profits in Quicken 2013

You need to record your investment profits in Quicken 2013. Perhaps regularly, you’ll receive distributions directly from the investment account’s investments that you don’t immediately reinvest. Instead [more…]

How to Record Sold Investments in Quicken 2013

In Quicken 2013 selling mutual fund shares works basically the same way as buying them — only in reverse. To record the sale of shares held in an investment account, perform the following actions: [more…]

20 Time-Saving Shortcuts in Quicken 2009

Want to save time working with the Quicken 2009 program? Consider using and memorizing a handful of the keyboard shortcuts listed in the table here. Learning to use Quicken keyboard shortcuts — although [more…]

11 Windows Techniques to Use with Quicken 2009

Quicken 2009 works very well with Windows. Accordingly, you can use a handful of standard Windows techniques to make your use of Quicken financial recording program easier — and faster. [more…]

How to Edit Dates Quickly in Quicken 2009

Within the Quicken accounting program — and it doesn't matter whether you're using Quicken Basic, Quicken Premier, Quicken Home & Business or Quicken Rental Property Manager — you'll enter dates repeatedly [more…]

Quicken 2009 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you have Quicken 2009 to help you manage your finances, then say bye-bye your financial-management headaches. Quicken is easy to use, especially when you know how to apply common Windows techniques. [more…]

Windows Tips for Quicken 2014 Users

Quicken and Windows programs play well together. Several common Windows tricks help make your use of the Quicken 2014 financial recording tool easier and faster. [more…]

Quick and Easy Date Editing in Quicken 2014

Quicken 2014 gives you some handy date-editing tricks. Whether you’re using Quicken Starter Edition, Quicken Premier, Quicken Home & Business, or Quicken Rental Property Manager, you may enter dates when [more…]

Quicken 2014 Tasks Every User Should Know About

Working with a robust financial record-keeping software program like Quicken 2014 can present some challenges. The Quicken software has so much to offer. Here are four tasks that every Quicken user should [more…]

Time-Saving Quicken 2014 Shortcuts

You can save time working with Quicken 2014 by using and memorizing the keyboard shortcuts listed in the following table. Although learning to use Quicken keyboard shortcuts requires memorization work [more…]

5 Free Websites Quicken 2014 Users Can Rely On

The web shares lots of information about personal finance, small business, and tax accounting that Quicken users can appreciate. If you're a small business owner, investor, and or person just beginning [more…]

Quicken 2014 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you're an investor (particularly a small business owner or real estate investor) or an individual dealing with personal finances, Quicken 2014 can simplify your life. Check out this information and [more…]

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