To Victor, my husband, who heard the following far too many times: “I can’t join you; I have a chapter to turn in.” He regularly cooks, cleans, and does laundry so that I can concentrate on these writing projects.

To my family and friends who encouraged me to continue and not lose sight of the goal—to share my knowledge of QuickBooks in this one-of-a-kind reference book.

To my development editor at Que, Patrice-Anne Rutledge, who unknowingly became my cheering section with numerous emails that included the words “don’t stress.” It kept me going, as hard as this project really was.

To my parents, Ron and Joycelyn Demaree, who taught me from an early age that anything is possible.

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