Covers Premium, Deluxe, and Standard editions of Money
Use Money to save money, make money, manage money, and get your money's worth
Ever hear that it takes money to make money? Spend a little on this book and discover easy ways to set up accounts, do your banking online, research and track investments, make payments on time, even generate reports that help you understand where your money's going. Best of all, you'll find you're actually managing your money!
Discover how to Set up Money or update from an earlier version Know what your investments are worth Estimate your tax bill Track income and expenses Generate reports Plan for retirement
Do you know where you money goes? Would balancing your budget take an act of Congress? Does your idea of preparing for the future involve lottery tickets?
This friendly guide provides everything you need to know to stay on top of your finances and make the most of your money — both your cash and your “Microsoft Money 2006” software program (the Premium, Deluxe, or Standard edition). You'll find out how to record financial transactions, analyze different investments, determine your net worth, plan for retirement, make informed financial decisions, and more.
With step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions and lots of screen shots, “Microsoft Money 2006 For Dummies” shows and tells you how to: Set up accounts and record all transactions, including charge card purchases Do your banking, categorize your spending and income, reconcile an account, print checks, and more Research and track investments Create a realistic budget, schedule bill payments, estimate your income tax bill, plan for retirement, and more Generate reports and charts that help you understand your spending habits, see where you stand financially, and improve your financial picture Track assets, liabilities, loans, and mortgages Use online banking services
You can even get really serious and use the Lifetime Planner to map out your hopes and dreams and find out if you're on the way to achieving them. This book could be the best investment you'll ever make
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