Quicken has a very handy recurring payments function. However, in recent editions they seem to have changed the setup procedure. Here are the most recent steps: Tools -> Manage Bill & Income Reminders [Ctrl+J] -> Create New -> Reminder… 🙂 I hope this helps!
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If you are an Amazon.com shopper, Discover card is offering 5% casback on Amazon purchases from July through December! Not a bad deal 🙂 NOTE: Make sure to activate your card so you qualify for the bonus cash back.
Q. I know you use Quicken from some of your other “tip” posts, can you help me with something? Specifically, I added a new checking account to Quicken Deluxe 2015 and the register seems to be stuck at one line-height for the new account 🙁 How do I get it back to the old two lines?! Thx! -Tony M. A. Hi Tony, I think I can help! There are a couple of ways to do it: Click the “gear” icon
Recently I purchased an Acer Aspire R14 from Best Buy. It shipped with Windows 10 Home and I purchased the Windows 10 Pro upgrade via the Microsoft/Windows Store for $99. Unfortunately, the laptop failed and I had to return it. That meant that I was out the $99 I spent for the Win 10 Pro upgrade 🙁 Thankfully, MS’s tech chat support was able to resolve the issue. The complete transcript, with details redacted, is posted below. Here are three
Dish still doesn’t offer an option to cancel via their website 🙁 Nor will they cancel via chat 🙁 So if you need to cancel your Dish TV service: Call: 866-218-2297 Press “1” for English Press “1” to confirm your account (they look it up via the phone number you are calling from) Enter four digit account security code Talk to an account representative and request to cancel service they will likely offer you a discount or offer to put your service on
If you need to cancel your CoventryOne Insurance Policy, here is the Coventry number to call for instructions: 1-877-849-9690 Here is a screenshot from their FAQ: After calling that number, and after a few button-presses/voice-prompts, I was able to reach a person in the policy changes department. They were able to set a termination date for my policy right then (I did not have to submit it in writing). I also made sure to get a case number for the call
Recently while trying to quick deposit a check, I received the following error message from the Chase App: We’re sorry we’re not receiving your deposit information. After waiting 30 minutes I tried again and all was well 🙂 After some research it appears that this error occurs when part of Chase’s Quick Deposit system is down. Here’s hoping Chase implements a better error/status reporting system for this issue! For the time being, the best solution when this error occurs may just be
Giganews runs a fairly awesome service if you are a usenet fan. However, the monthly costs can be quite high. If you need a discount for the Giganews service, here is one way that generally works… Step 1. Go through the account options and proceed to cancel your account Step 2. Before the process completes, they will generally offer something similar to this: This process even works repeatedly, though you may have to maintain your account a few months in