Chapter 6

Online and In Charge

In This Chapter

arrow Defining Online Account Access and Online Bill Payment

arrow Paying bills with Online Bill Payment

arrow Transferring money and downloading statements with Online Account Access

Most banks now offer some form of electronic banking service. And some banks even provide a pretty impressive variety of online services to the general consumer (you and me). This chapter briefly covers the Online Account Access and Online Bill Payment features that Quicken comes with so you can fully exploit the power of online banking.

What Are Online Account Access and Online Bill Payment?

I’m going to start with the basics — a definition of these two services.

Online services allow you to connect your computer to your bank’s computer electronically through your Internet connection. You may think that doing so sounds scary, but Online Account Access and Online Bill Payment provide some very neat benefits:

check.png With Online Bill Payment, you can tell your bank or (in a pinch) the Intuit online financial services unit to make payments to specific individuals or businesses. In ...

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