Your story about Valentines gifts reminded me of what we did this year

The last 2-3 weeks have been crazy around here. dh went on a trip with some men from church that was planned several months ago, left on 2/6 and got home 2/9. They went to Atlanta for a men’s conference. It’s a long story but he had to leave less than 24 hours later to …

You can create a “savings” account and call it electricity or utilities

Have a “transfer” set up and move the money out of checking into savings and when the bill is due, “move” the money out of the savings account. It doesn’t have to be a real account as long as you are deducting the money from your main checking account.

There’s the portion of the software that shows your bank transactions

and those are going to be exactly what the bank sends to Quicken. So if the bank has a single savings account with a lump sum in it, that’s exactly what it’s going to send to Quicken and that’s what you’ll see in the register. Having said that, there are other sections of Quicken which …