Introduction 1 Part I: The Big Picture 5 Chapter 1: Accounting for Your Finances 7 Chapter 2: Getting Started with Home Accountz 13 Chapter 3: Simplifying Your Accounts with the eaZy Button 27 Chapter 4: Backing Up and Filing 49 Chapter 5: Using Tools to Keep Track of Your Finances 61 Chapter 6: Confi guring Home Accountz 73 Part II: Setting Up Your Accounts 91 Chapter 7: Coming to Grips with Home Accountz 93 Chapter 8: Changing Your Accounts Structure 103 Chapter 9: Importing from Other Programs 113 Part III: Exploring Transactions 123 Chapter 10: Recording Transactions with Templates 125 Chapter 11: Going International with Foreign Currencies 135 Chapter 12: Working with Your Data143 Chapter 13: Working with Automated Transactions 155 Part IV: Managing Your Money 167 Chapter 14: Using Views and Tables 169 Chapter 15: Visualizing Your Information with Graphs and Charts 177 Chapter 16: Exporting and Printing Reports and Charts 187 Chapter 17: Creating Report Designs with the Documents Component 195 Chapter 18: Keeping Track of Your Finances 211 Part V: The Part of Tens 219 Chapter 19: Ten Most Confusing Home Accounting Terms 221 Chapter 20: Ten Solutions to Home Accountz Problems227 Chapter 21: Ten (or So) Ways to Use Rapid Data Entry Effectively 237 Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Setting Up Your Budgets and Sticking to Them 243 Appendix: Glossary of Accounting Terms 251 Index 273
Quentin Pain is the creator of the UK's best-selling home accounting software, Home Accountz, and founder of Accountz.com. Quentin is a member of the British Computer Society, the Institute of Analysts and Programmers, and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. David Bradforth has been published in numerous magazines and has edited magazines such as eBay Advisor and Essential Web Site Creator. John Taylor has edited the magazines Windows Made Easy and PC Home, among others.