In order for income and expense reports to be meaningful, each transaction in the Checkbook Register should be assigned to a Category and, optionally, to a Subcategory. For example, when you write a check to Ryder Insurance, you might assign it an expense category of Insurance and a subcategory of Medical.
You can have as many category names as you wish as many sub-category names as you wish. However, each transaction is limited to 15 split categories. Click Split Transactions for more information.
To Add, Edit, or Delete categories from your stored set of categories, click Category at the top of the Checkbook Register or press Alt-G. Note that a category can be either an Expense or an Income type of category.
To Add, Edit, or Delete Subcategories from your stored set of categories, click Subcategory at the top of the Checkbook Register or press Alt-S.
The Description is used for the Checkbook Register, and the optional longer Full Description is used for reports. If no long name is entered, the short name will be used.
SportsBM defaults to a number of categories and sub-categories. You can change these to suit your needs.