Using Quicken 2010

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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 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 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 Balance Your Credit Card Account in Quicken 2010

You can balance your credit card account in Quicken 2010 with your credit card provider's records. To reconcile a credit card account, first get your credit card statement — you need to tell Quicken what [more…]

How to Enter a Credit Card Transaction in Quicken 2010

In Quicken 2010, you can record information about transactions on your credit card after you create an account for that credit card. Entering transactions for your credit card is a simple process. [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 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…]


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