Your one-stop guide to making the most of Quicken's great financial tools
What's harder — earning money, or managing it? For most of us, that's tough to answer, but this book and Quicken will make the "managing" part a lot easier. Eight convenient minibooks cover things like setting up Quicken, saving money and paying bills automatically, creating and using a budget, safely traversing the tax jungle, and much more.
Discover how to
About the Author Gail A. Perry
- Reconcile checking and savings accounts
- Determine the true cost of borrowing money
- Manage property, loans, and investment accounts
- Save money at tax time
- Plan for retirement or a child's education
is a licensed CPA, financial journalist, author, speaker, and instructor. Gail prides herself on her ability to present technical subjects in plain English and often with a touch of humor. Gail is a contributing editor at Accounting Today
magazine, the premiere business newspaper for the tax and accounting community. Gail is a former senior tax accountant with the Big Four accounting firm, Deloitte, where she provided tax planning services and financial advice to individuals and small businesses. She continues to maintain a tax and financial consulting practice for about 50 clients.
An accomplished freelance writer, Gail is the author of 18 books and coauthor of several more on various aspects of personal finance, taxation, and financial software. Some of her titles include Surviving Financial Downsizing: A Practical Guide to Living Well on Less Income
, Show Me QuickBooks, TurboTax: The Official Guide
, and TurboTax For Dummies
. She has also written hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines, and financial Web sites, and was a weekly tax columnist for five years for the Indianapolis Star
and Indianapolis News
Gail is a former college accounting instructor and has been teaching adult computer classes (including Quicken) since the mid-1980s. She currently teaches an online personal finance course. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from Indiana University.