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Quicken 2014 Essential Training
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Creating and understanding investment reports


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Quicken 2014 Essential Training

with Sally Norred

Video: Creating and understanding investment reports

Quicken allows you to create reports on your The investment report options are listed here. and click Reports and graphs center.
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  1. 47s
    1. Welcome
      47s
  2. 10m 45s
    1. What is Quicken 2014 Premier?
      2m 45s
    2. Defining common Quicken terminology
      2m 58s
    3. Touring the Quicken interface
      5m 2s
  3. 36m 42s
    1. Setting up your Intuit ID
      2m 54s
    2. Using the Account Bar
      2m 46s
    3. Understanding account types
      3m 59s
    4. Adding your first account
      3m 11s
    5. Updating your accounts
      3m 44s
    6. Setting up your Password Vault
      2m 55s
    7. Adding other spending and savings accounts
      5m 15s
    8. Adding investing and retirement accounts
      4m 45s
    9. Adding property and asset accounts
      2m 44s
    10. Adding loan and debt accounts
      4m 29s
  4. 42m 13s
    1. Understanding spending account registers
      4m 59s
    2. Searching, sorting, and filtering transactions
      2m 31s
    3. Downloading transactions for a specific account
      1m 53s
    4. Entering spending transactions manually
      2m 15s
    5. Understanding transaction categories
      2m 42s
    6. Categorizing transactions
      4m 37s
    7. Customizing the Category List
      3m 54s
    8. Recording split transactions
      3m 31s
    9. Transferring funds between accounts
      1m 21s
    10. Saving time with memorized payees and QuickFill
      4m 30s
    11. Reconciling accounts
      4m 8s
    12. Using the Spending tab
      2m 28s
    13. Creating and understanding spending reports
      3m 24s
  5. 20m 8s
    1. Using the Bills tab
      4m 6s
    2. Setting upcoming bill reminders
      5m 11s
    3. Setting upcoming income reminders
      4m 6s
    4. Projecting future account balances
      2m 54s
    5. Using Quicken Bill Pay
      3m 51s
  6. 24m 39s
    1. Using the Planning tab
      2m 34s
    2. Creating a budget
      5m 48s
    3. Creating a debt-reduction plan
      3m 53s
    4. Using the Lifetime Planner
      3m 32s
    5. Using the Tax Center
      3m 29s
    6. Creating savings goals
      5m 23s
  7. 18m 11s
    1. Using the Investing tab
      4m 22s
    2. Viewing your portfolio
      4m 45s
    3. Tracking your portfolio performance
      3m 10s
    4. Monitoring asset allocation
      3m 46s
    5. Creating and understanding investment reports
      2m 8s
  8. 10m 58s
    1. What is the Quicken mobile app?
      2m 51s
    2. Installing the Quicken mobile app
      3m 59s
    3. Quicken mobile app overview
      4m 8s
  9. 33s
    1. Next steps
      33s

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Quicken 2014 Essential Training
2h 44m Appropriate for all Jun 19, 2014

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Remove the mystery from your finances with Quicken 2014, the one-stop shop for managing your money and charting your financial future. In this course, Sally Norred takes you on a tour of this powerful personal finance tool, showing how to connect with your bank, and integrate your savings, retirement, loan, and credit card accounts to see the big picture of your financial health. Learn how Quicken automatically tracks and categorizes your spending, and then see how to customize this tracking to suit your needs. Walk through setting up bill and income reminders to stay on top of important payment dates and developing a budget that gives you the information you need to make sound financial decisions. Once you understand the basics, discover Quicken's tools for helping you get out of debt as soon as possible and create savings goals for your next big purchase. Last, see how to get the most out of your investments and check out the Quicken mobile app, which allows you to track purchases using photos of receipts taken with your mobile device.

Topics include:
  • Touring the interface and setting up an Intuit ID
  • Understanding account types
  • Adding and updating accounts
  • Tracking spending
  • Searching, sorting, and filtering transactions
  • Categorizing transactions and customizing categories
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Creating and understanding spending reports
  • Projecting future balances
  • Using Quicken Online Bill Pay
  • Creating a budget
  • Creating a debt reduction plan and savings goals
  • Using the Lifetime Planner and the Tax Center
  • Tracking investments
  • Viewing your investment portfolio
  • Creating and understanding investment reports
  • Using the Quicken mobile app
Subjects:
Business Productivity Home + Small Office Finance
Software:
Quicken
Author:
Sally Norred

Creating and understanding investment reports

Quicken allows you to create reports on your investments in a customizable easy to read format. To give you visual summary of your finances, Quicken can also display your reports as bar graphs or pie charts. You can create a number of reports to get a clearer picture of how your investments are doing. Let's review the different reports that are available for your investments in Quicken. To access the investment reporting tools, click the Investing tab, and click the Reports tool. The investment report options are listed here. You'll see that there are several reports that you can run.

Capital gains, investing activity, investment asset allocation, investment income, investment performance, investment transactions, maturity dates for bonds and CDs. Portfolio value and portfolio value and cost basis. These investment reports are also available in the reports and graphs center, along with all the other reports and graphs available to you in Quicken. To find them in the reports and graphs center, select the Reports menu at the top, and click Reports and graphs center. Click the Investing section. To see the investing report options.

Let's do a portfolio value report. The first thing you want to do is select a date range. If the date range you want to display, is not in the default list, you can select Custom date, and specify your own. If a graph option is available for the report, you'll see a show graph or high graph option not all reports can be displayed as graphs. To hide the graph click Hide graph. You can also just show the graph and hide the report. To hide the report click Hide report.

Click Show report to show the report. If desired, Click Print to print the report or graph. Or save report, to save the report or graph to your saved reports in Quicken. Creating reports for your investments can help you see information about your financial situation in a clear, easy-to-read format. This can be helpful in situations where you're needing to make important investment decisions, such as when you're preparing for a meeting with your financial advisor.

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