Damned if I know, it drives me up the wall too!!!
> How do people deal with the difference between the time a transaction
> actually occurs and the time it posts to your account? I find this
> an annoying short-coming of most personal finance software.
> For example, I have a checking account and a cash account. If I take
> out of an ATM on Friday, it usually doesn't post to my checking account
> until Monday. When I withdraw cash from an ATM I enter it as a
> from my checking account to my cash account. If I date the transaction
> MS Money as occuring on Monday, I will get a negative balence in my cash
> account if I happen to spend any of that money over the weekend. If I
> the transfer on Friday, the transaction does not match up with my
> from my bank.
> I find this type of problem happens frequently with all sorts of cash,
> checking, loan, and credit card transactions. I always find myself at
> deciding whether to enter a transaction on the date it accutally occurred
> or when the bank or credit card company record it. It certainly makes it
> difficult to keep track of things, especially it you are working with a
> of transactions.
> Does anyone have a good stategy for dealing with this?