The Ultimate Financial Planning Software Quiz
by Staff
We all want to make the best use of the money we earn. Luckily, there are some great computer programs designed to help us organize our finances. Do you know how these programs work? Take our quiz to discover how much you know about the exciting world of financial planning software.

If you were to run a search on the importance of financial planning, you would get approximately how many hits?

  • 1 to 5 million
  • 10 to 15 million
  • 35 to 40 million

When living paycheck-to-paycheck you must always fear which of these?

  • job loss
  • taxes
  • gambling

Which of these is an example of a goal that requires serious financial planning?

  • retirement
  • a vacation
  • a fancy diner

What is the price of a Quicken Premier 2010 software package?

  • 60
  • 120
  • 250

How does Quicken gather pertinent information?

  • You must enter in all information by hand.
  • You e-mail the information to a secure Quicken website.
  • You link the software to your accounts and other pertinent sites, and Quicken does the rest itself.

Which of these is an example of the kind of site to which you would link Quicken?

  • your piggybank
  • your water bill
  • your retirement account

How does Quicken help you with your taxes?

  • You get a tax rebate for using Quicken.
  • Quicken flags deductable items for you.
  • Quicken automatically sends your tax info to the IRS.

How will Quicken help you stay on track of your bills?

  • Quicken pays your bills for you.
  • Quicken sends you a reminder to pay your bills.
  • Quicken contacts the company for you, and reports an upcoming late payment.

Quicken helps you control your spending by doing which of the following?

  • It creates and tracks your budget.
  • It blocks the use of your credit cards when you spend too much money.
  • It automatically transfers money from your checking accounts to your savings accounts.

Which of these makes retirement planning so unpredictable?

  • rate of inflation
  • fixed expenses
  • life expectancy