While retirement income planning is extremely complicated and isn't for do-it-yourselfers (How many of you have heard me say this before?), the ability to organize and maintain personal financial records has never been easier. In particular, the bill paying process has evolved to the point where manual checkbooks and paper invoices are no longer necessary and will soon be a thing of the past for many people.
Quicken – Pioneering Personal Financial Management Software
How did this happen and when did it start? Back in the early 80's, while computers were becoming widely used and commonplace in the business world, the idea of a home computer was a foreign concept since there were very few applications that had been developed for home use.