Quicken 2005 - Quicken Software Guide

Why use Quicken software?
  • Organize your finances.
  • Download your financial data directly into your Quicken 2005 software.
  • Bank online, write checks, transfer money and pay bills.
  • Plan and prepare taxes.
  • Create custom estimates and invoices.
  • Manuals, expert advice and videos.
Software Guide

Overall Capabilities Basic Features The software for you
Quicken 2005 Basic is a great way to start organizing and keeping track of finances including your checkbook, savings, credit cards and investments. Write and print checks on your computer.
Easily balance your checkbook.
Pay bills online.
Monitor your cash flow.
Create budgets.
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Quicken 2005 Premier gives you complete management of your personal finances and investments. Easily downloads data from online sources, includes tax-smart investing insights and opportunities to offset capital gains or losses. Plus, New schedules A, B, and D reports. Full features of the Deluxe 2005 version.
Prepare and file your taxes.
Manage key areas of your finances: banking, investing, taxes, planning, spending and saving, loans and insurance.
Tax-smart investing insights.
Quicken 2005 Premier
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Manage all personal and business finances.
Set up and connect all your financial accounts and download data directly into Quicken. Create custom estimates and invoices, keep track of expenses, receivables and payables. Lets you see your overall financial situation by creating custom reports and graphs.
Includes the Premier version.
Create custom estimates and invoices.
Manage receivable and payable accounts.
Automatically track taxes for Schedule C.
Write and print checks plus pay bills online
Easily monitor cash flow, expenses and unpaid invoices.
Quicken Premier
Home & Business 2005

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  What’s new in the latest version of Quicken?
A.  Quicken 2005 has special features and services to help you manage finances, save money on taxes, pay bills faster and easier.

Q.  Will the 2005 products convert my current Quiken data?
A.  Yes, in most cases your data will be transferred automatically to the 2003 version. If you have an earlier version for Windows or version 3 or later for Macintosh, then your data should convert automatically. For versions earlier than these, or to convert cross platform, visit the Quicken Technical Support site.

Q.  Which banks or brokerages does 2005 version connect with for online financial services, such as online banking, investment tracking and bill payment?
A.  This software works with over 1,000 financial institutions, making it even easier to bank online, pay bills, transfer funds and download transactions from your bank credit card or investment accounts.

Q. Can I upgrade to the current version if I don't have the preceding version?
A.  Yes, you can upgrade from any version of Quiken to Quicken 2005.

Q.  How do I update my data from a prior version?
A.  The first time you open Quicken after upgrading, it will look for the last data file that was used in your previous version. Once this data file is found, it steps you through a conversion process.

Book Recommendations

Personal Finance for Dummies: | Master Visually Quicken 2006
Quicken 2006 For Dummies | Quicken 2006: Official Guide
Quicken 2006 for Starters: The Missing Manual

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