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September 23, 2008

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual--New from O'Reilly: Quicken Can Help During Troubled Times--Bonnie Biafore's Top Ten Tips

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual Sebastopol, CA—Quicken is everyone's first choice for taming personal finances. But what should you do after you've got the program installed? We suggest turning to the first book out on the updated program—Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly, $24.99) by Bonnie Biafore—for expert guidance.

"My personal finances have lived in Quicken since the early 90s, so I've done a lot of coaxing over the years to get Quicken to do what I want," explains Bonnie. "My new book is my way of sharing the love."

Adds Bonnie: "The economy isn't pretty, so most people want to protect the money they have and use money more wisely. In times like these, Quicken is a huge help for finding ways to cut expenses and build up emergency savings."

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual comes packed with real-world advice—covering everything from setup to advanced tasks—and it's written in an engaging way that won't put you to sleep. You'll find step-by-step instructions for using Quicken on your Windows PC (or on your Mac if you've installed Windows), including useful features such as budgeting, recording investment transactions, and archiving Quicken data files.

Here are more examples of the important stuff you'll learn how to do:

  • Easily track checks, savings, credit cards, investments, and loans
  • Pay bills and make transfers online—automatically
  • Reconcile any account with your bank quickly and painlessly
  • Create budgets to track spending and meet your savings goals
  • Generate reports and graphs that show your net worth, cash flow, and tax info

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual accommodates readers at every technical level, whether you're a first-time or advanced Quicken user. For a topic as important as your personal finances, why trust anything else?

For a sneak peak on how to get the most out of Quicken 2009, check out Bonnie Biafore's Top 10 Tips here: http://fyi.oreilly.com/2008/09/quicken-smarts--bonnie-biafore.html.

For a review copy or more information please email peyton@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

Bonnie Biafore has always been a zealous planner, whether setting up software demos, cooking gourmet meals, or scheduling a vacation to test the waters of spontaneity. Ironically, fate, not planning, turned this obsession into a career as a project manager. Bonnie has a knack for mincing dry subjects like accounting and project management into easy to understand morsels and then spices them to perfection with her unique sense of humor.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596522483

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual
Bonnie Biafore
ISBN: 9780596522483, 575 pages, $24.99 USD, £15.50 GBP
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