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Quicken 2006 for Starters: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

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Chapter 3. Backing Up Your Financial Information

Once you start using Quicken, paper and pencil rapidly start to look like an unthinkable hassle. You can now balance your checkbook, prepare your taxes, plan for a comfortable retirement, and have enough time left over to go spend some money—and dutifully enter those transactions into Quicken, as well.

The pleasure of doing your finances in Quicken evaporate instantly, though, if you lose your data to a hard-disk crash or other computer disaster. Good backups, as this chapter outlines, get you back to work quickly.

Backing Up Data Files

Quicken provides several backup methods, all of which work well for backing ...

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