Shows people how to organize and manage their personal finances, create
a budget, reduce debt, pay bills, balance a checkbook, and build a
financial plan for the future using Microsoft Money, the No.2 personal
finance software, with approximately four million users Walks people
through Money basics and helps them take charge of their finances,
including setting up online banking accounts, recording transactions,
writing and printing checks, and reconciling accounts Covers organizing
finances by category, researching investments online, preparing for tax
time, and planning for the future Revised throughout to cover the
latest enhancements in the software From a veteran For Dummies author
who has written more than two dozen computer books
Author Biography: Peter Weverka has written more than two dozen computer books as well as stories and articles for popular magazines. His books have been translated into 16 languages.
Part I: Setting Up and Starting Out.
Chapter 1: Introducing Money.
Chapter 2: The Basics.
Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Accounts.
Chapter 4: Recording Your Financial Activity.
Part II: Banking with Money.
Chapter 5: Categorizing Your Spending and Income.
Chapter 6: Reconciling or Balancing an Account.
Chapter 7: Writing and Printing Checks.
Part III: Money for Investors.
Chapter 8: Setting Up Investment Accounts.
Chapter 9: Tracking the Value of Your Investments.
Chapter 10: Researching and Analyzing Your Investments.
Part IV: Getting Your Money's Worth.
Chapter 11: Some Important Housekeeping Chores.
Chapter 12: Pinching Your Pennies.
Chapter 13: Planning for the Years Ahead.
Chapter 14: Preparing for Tax Time.
Part V: Improving Your Financial Picture.
Chapter 15: Reports and Charts for Seeing Where You Stand Financially.
Chapter 16: Tracking Assets, Liabilities, Loans, and Mortgages.
Part VI: Going Online with Money.
Chapter 17: Getting Ready to Go Online.
Chapter 18: Banking and Bill Paying Online.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Things You Should Do Periodically.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Good Health — Financially Speaking, That Is.
Chapter 21: Ten Things to Do If You Are Self-Employed.
Chapter 22: Ten Things Ex-Quicken Users Should Know about Money.
Glossary of Financial Terms.
Series: For Dummies (Computers)
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 15th October 2004
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 19.2 x 2.022
Weight (kg): 0.662