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How to Add a Rental Property and Tenants in Quicken 2010

In order to track rental properties with Quicken, you need to add each property. After you describe your rental property or properties, you need to describe the tenants that occupy the property or properties [more…]

How to Record Tenant Rent Payments in Quicken 2010

The Quicken Rental Property Manager gives you an easy way to record rent payments you receive from tenants at your rental properties. After you describe your properties and your tenants to the Rental Property [more…]

How to Track Rental Property Profits and Expenses with Quicken

The Quicken Rental Property Manager version of Quicken includes tools for tracking your rental expense and income. If you're a rental property owner, Quicken Rental Property Manager can give you a much [more…]

How to Figure Out Whether Your Business Should Use Quicken

You may be asking yourself, “Does Quicken work for just about any kind of business?” The answer is no. Quicken is a darn good product. In fact, for many small businesses, it’s a great product. But it doesn’t [more…]

How to Troubleshoot Problems with Quicken 2010

You probably want more than specific, step-by-step information about how to use Quicken. You may also want troubleshooting techniques and tactics that you can use to solve the inevitable problems you encounter [more…]

How to Solve Tricky Setup Problems in Quicken 2010

These handful of annoying setup problems often occur when new Quicken 2010 users try to set it up on their computers. Transferring data from a Mac to a PC, or from an older program to Quicken 2010, can [more…]

How to Work with Quicken 2010 Cash Accounts

A special Quicken cash account lets you track petty cash in your business, as well as the petty cash in your wallet. To track the cash, you must enter the increases and decreases into the cash account’s [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010 with Your PayPal Account

If you use PayPal, you can and should use Quicken 2010 to track the money flowing into and out of your PayPal account. Fortunately, tracking a PayPal account with Quicken is pretty dang easy. [more…]

How to Enter a Check in the Quicken 2010 Register

Entering a check in the Quicken register is a simple matter of describing to whom you wrote the check and how much you paid. Quicken offers a quick and easy way to record checks that you pay and keep your [more…]

How to Record a Deposit with Quicken 2010

When you record a bank deposit in Quicken 2010, you enter the amount of the deposit in the Deposit field of the appropriate banking account. [more…]

How to Enter an Account Transfer in Quicken 2010

Account transfers occur when you move money from one account, such as your savings account, to another account, such as your checking account. Quicken makes quick work of account transfers, as long as [more…]

How to Back Up Your Quicken 2010 Files

Back up the files that Quicken uses to store your financial records so that you have copies you can use if something happens to your computer. You can put your Quicken backup on any sort of portable media [more…]

How to Set Up a Cash Account in Quicken 2010

Quicken 2010 can help you track petty cash in your business, as well as the petty cash in your wallet, by using a special cash account. To track the cash, you must set up a cash account in Quicken 2010 [more…]

How to Record a Loan Payment in Quicken 2010

After you set up a liability account in Quicken 2010, you’re ready to make a payment. After you set up the loan and the loan payment, you’re ready to record the payment in [more…]

How to Create Business Invoices in Quicken 2010

To use Quicken for creating invoices for your small business, you first need to describe your business to Quicken. You can then create invoices associated with that business. [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010 to Invoice Customers

Quicken needs you to set up a Customer Invoices account to track the invoices you create. After you have this account ready to go, you can invoice customers to your heart's content. [more…]

The Quicken 2012 Tags Tool

Quicken provides the tags tool to let you summarize transactions in addition to the way you summarize transactions with categories. (In previous versions of Quicken, tags were known by another name: [more…]

How to Install and Start Quicken 2012

You install Quicken 2012 the same way that you install any program in Windows. If you need help installing Quicken, here are the step-by-step instructions. Installing Quicken from a CD is as easy as one [more…]

How to Finish Setup If You’ve Used Quicken Before

If you’ve used a previous version of Quicken, the Quicken 2012 program might show option buttons to indicate what you want to do after the initial setup: Open the found data file. [more…]

How to Finish Setup If You’ve Not Used Quicken Before

To finish up the setup process when you've not used Quicken before, the setup program displays a friendly welcome message, which asks you to indicate whether you’re a new Quicken 2012 user [more…]

How to Describe Your Banking to Quicken 2012

If you haven't used Quicken before or are starting from scratch, the first time you start Quicken 2012, the program shows a home page that includes a big Get Started button in [more…]

Quicken 2012 Stay On Top of Monthly Bills Window

After you’ve described your bank account(s), you’re ready to start using Quicken 2012. With Quicken, the key thing you want to do is track your bank account or accounts so you can monitor and measure your [more…]

Tricky Quicken 2012 Setup Problems

New Quicken 2012 users may encounter a handful of annoying setup problems. These problems can occur if you've been using Quicken on a Macintosh, if you have some missing data files, or are migrating from [more…]

Quicken's Basic Functions

Before you spend a bunch of time on Quicken 2012, you need to know what Quicken can do. When you boil Quicken down to its essence, it does six things: [more…]

How to Set Up Another Banking Account with Quicken 2012

To set up an additional checking, savings, or money market account with Quicken 2012, you give the account a name and then its balance as of a set date. Here’s how: [more…]


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