On The Money

Managing your personal and business finances

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Everyone who has lived outside a cave for 10 years knows thatIntuit's Quicken is a popular, easy-to-use program for managingpersonal finances, keeping a checkbook in order and so on. But lessis known about Quicken Home & Business 99, which starts withthe full version of Quicken Deluxe 99 and adds invoices with yourlogo, reimbursement tracking, Schedule C reports and other toolsfor homebased entrepreneurs.

So where does home end and business begin? You don't have toworry about it-this package lets you pay bills, track investments,generate profit and loss statements, and create monthly reports.While full-blown accounting packages have always been a pain,Quicken offers a mix of personal and professional business toolsthat's just right for a variety of homebased businesses.

Call (800) 446-8848 for more information, or check outIntuit's Web site at www.intuit.com

Hot Tip: Need help deciphering new tax laws andidentifying tax deductions? Small Business at Quicken.com will feature an OnlineTax Relief Center until T-Day, April 15.

Rebecca Frances Rohan has been a computer and Internetjournalist since 1988. She is the author of Building Better WebPages (AP Professional).

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