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Author: splotto Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 35357  
Subject: Re: Tracking value of savings bonds Date: 4/10/2004 3:33 PM
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But in Quicken, I just have a generic Savings Bond security with a denomination of $50, and whenever I make a purchase, i just "buy" as many of the $50 bonds that equal my purchase. This keeps track of my principle. But then each month I use Savings Bond wizard to figure out the total interest I would have earned if I cashed all my bonds. I then enter this in quicken, with today's date as "interest earned".


I do the same thing with MSMoney. I have a security called EE Savings Bond and I invest as many $'s in it each month as I buy.

I then add the total interest as REINVESTED INTEREST.

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