Create an Automatic Budget in Quicken 2012
The automatic budget feature in Quicken 2012 creates a simple budget reflecting your top five spending categories. You can add more categories to be tracked, and the budget can be fine tuned using the advanced budget feature. This tutorial focuses on creating an automatic budget, which is most useful for monitoring discretionary spending.
- To get into the budgeting features in Quicken 2012 click on the planning tab at the top of the page and look for the Budget Actions button on the upper right side of the window.
- Click on Budget Actions and you'll see different options for working with your budget.
- Start creating the automatic budget by clicking on Create new budget.