O'Reilly logo

Quicken 2014 For Dummies by Stephen L. Nelson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 12

Other People’s Money

In This Chapter

arrow Tracking loans, mortgages, and other debts

arrow Setting up liability accounts

arrow Calculating the principal and interest portions of a payment

arrow Recording loan payments

arrow Handling mortgage escrow accounts

arrow Adjusting principal and interest breakdowns

arrow Scheduling automatic loan payments

A while back, a popular financial self-help writer used to argue that one of the secrets to financial success is using other people’s money: the bank’s, the mortgage company’s, the credit people’s, your brother-in-law’s. . . . You get the idea.

Me? I’m not so sure that using other people’s money is the key to financial success. Borrowing other people’s money can turn into a nightmare.

Quicken can help you here. No, the folks at Intuit won’t make your loan payments for ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required