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How to Install Quicken 2010 on Your Computer

You install Quicken the same way that you install any program in Windows, and the set up process is simple. If you need help installing and setting up Quicken on your computer, look no further. [more…]

How to Set Up Quicken 2010 on Your Computer

After you install Quicken on your computer, you need to start it to finish the setup process. If you told the installation program to launch Quicken 2010, the Quicken program window should appear automatically [more…]

How to Set Up Multiple Banking Accounts in Quicken 2010

When you first began working with Quicken, you were prompted to set up a banking account. You probably set up your most active bank account (usually a checking account). If you want to track any additional [more…]

How to Adjust Quicken 2010's Categories

Quicken supplies categories to, well, categorize your spending. For example, you can use the Rent category to categorize all the checks you write to pay rent. The predefined categories list may be just [more…]

How to Create Quicken 2010 Tags

Quicken 2010 lets you summarize your financial records by providing a tool, called tags, which lets you summarize transactions in addition to the way you summarize transactions with categories. [more…]

How to Budget by Using Quicken 2010

A budget, as you probably know, is a list of the ways you earn and spend your money. With the ease of Quicken at your assist, a budget can go a long way toward improving your financial picture. [more…]

How to Split a Check in Quicken 2010

If you use one check to pay for two types of items — for example, a Groceries expense and an Auto expense — you use a split category in Quicken to record that check. When you’re ready to categorize the [more…]

How to Delete and Void Transactions in Quicken 2010

You can delete and void register transactions by using Quicken's Edit button’s Delete and Void Transaction(s) commands. Using either command is a snap: Just select the transaction you want to delete or [more…]

How to Print Checks through Quicken 2010

Printing checks in Quicken is, well, quick. You basically only need to enter the information you want to print on the check form and the number you want Quicken to use to identify the check. Sounds simple [more…]

How to Print Your Quicken 2010 Check Register

You can print a check register or a register for any other account that you keep in Quicken 2010. Quicken even makes the process of printing an account register easy. [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010 for Online Bank Account Access

To begin using either Quicken 2010's Online Account Access or the Online Bill Payment service, you have to sign up. If you want to use Online Account Access, you sign up with your bank. Just visit your [more…]

How to Work with Reports in Quicken 2010

Quicken 2010 produces a bunch of different reports. To make sense of what may otherwise become mass confusion, Quicken arranges all its reports into groups: Banking, Comparison, Investing [more…]

How to Find a Useful Quicken 2010 Report

Quicken produces a bunch of different reports, so you may feel overwhelmed when you try to locate the report that tells you what you need to know. Thankfully, Quicken provides EasyAnswer reports, which [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010 Charts

Charts — or data graphics, as the snobs and academics call them — open up wonderful opportunities for communicating. And Quicken charts are really easy to use. [more…]

How to Balance an Account in Quicken 2010

Balancing a bank account in Quicken is easy and quick. Because bank account balancing can be tedious and boring (for most people, anyway), you can use Quicken to speed up the drudgery. [more…]

How to Set Up a New Quicken 2010 File

As part of setting up Quicken, you create what Quicken calls a file: A place where Quicken stores all your accounts (bank accounts, credit card accounts, investment accounts, and so on). You can have more [more…]

How to Set Up a Quicken 2010 File Password

You can set up a password for a Quicken file (although that password protects only that file — not your version of Quicken or your computer, as a whole). [more…]

How to Find a Transaction in Your Quicken 2010 Register

You can move around a big Quicken 2010 register by using the PgUp and PgDn keys. But if you want to find a specific check, deposit, or transfer in your Quicken account, the Find command provides a handy [more…]

How to Create a Quicken 2010 QuickReport

The Quicken reporting feature has a number of variations, including QuickReports. With QuickReports, Quicken supplies a quick-and-dirty report. If you’re working with the transaction list, you can produce [more…]

How to Restore Your Quicken 2010 Data from a Backup

What happens if you lose all your Quicken data? If you created a backup of your data before it disappeared, you can restore it to Quicken fairly easily. [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010's Investment Savings Calculator

If you like to forecast portfolio future values and other similar stuff, you'll love Quicken 2010's Investment Savings Calculator. You can use the Investment Savings Calculator to figure out how much you’ll [more…]

How to Use the Loan Calculator in Quicken 2010

To help you better manage your debts, Quicken provides a neat Loan Calculator that computes loan payments and balances. Here's how to calculate a loan using the Quicken 2010 tool: [more…]

How to Use the Retirement Calculator in Quicken 2010

Maybe you want to do some financial planning for retirement. Quicken 2010 provides the Retirement Calculator to help you figure out how long till you can retire and live the good life. [more…]

How to Use Quicken 2010's College Cost Calculator

If you have a child, you can figure out what to start saving now to put him or her through college. Quicken offers the College Calculator to do the tough part for you [more…]

How to Set Up a Credit Card Account in Quicken 2010

If you want to track credit card spending and balances with Quicken, you must set up a special credit card account. To set up a credit card account, you follow roughly the same steps as you do to set up [more…]


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