Checkbook Ease Freeware is a free checking account and household budget program. All functions are performed from a single beautiful window which includes 20, user selected, color backgrounds with matching calculator and calendar. The single window viewing the checkbook register and family budget while entering transactions. The budget is based on the envelope system, money not spent is carried over to the next month thus allowing for leveling of expenses over the year. Budget window displays the monthly budget and remaining balances. Only one-click is needed to change the monthly budget or transfer money to the budget balances. When assigning a budget category to a transaction the budget window is automatically shown with the category monthly amount and remaining balance highlighted. Features include: automatic check numbering, new transaction creation by modifying an existing transaction user defined payee lists. Checkbook Ease helps insure that the transaction registry is accurate. When balancing a monthly bank statement the entered bank starting balance is verified and alerts the user. If different, user can automatically enter a correction transaction. Using the same single window, the user can balance the checkbook, print budget information and transactions. On screen Help is accessed by help buttons which can be hidden, when visible they are conveniently located for easy access. The list of transactions viewed in the transaction registry can be shortened to the current month or year to minimize scrolling. Checkbook Ease has a powerful search feature: recall prior bank statements, sum charges for a budget category over any time period and search for transactions by type, payee or memo. Includes a separate set of sample accounts and a sample budget that can be accessed anytime, a user manual and instructional videos viewed on-line at checkbookease.com.