How to add & edit a Contact

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Click the Contacts icon on the toolbar.

Add a contact:

Click Add Contact to add an individual or organization.

Fill out the pertinent information. You must enter at least a last name or company name.

.Add Contact Tags to individual contacts

A useful tool when applying obligations or creating statements is the ability to “filter” your Contacts using Tags.

Add tags to individual contacts by clicking +Add in the Contact Tags section.

Click Save when you are done adding a contact.

Bulk Add Contact Tags

You can also add Contact Tags to multiple contacts at once using the Bulk Add Contact Tags… tool.

In Contacts, click on Tools and a drop down menu will appear.

Choose Bulk Add Contact Tags….

Click Select all (you can deselect any contacts you don’t want to include)

Select the contact tag(s) you would like to add or click +Add to add new tags.

Then click Add Contact Tags. (The number that appears in the Add Contact Tags button refers to the number of contacts that tags are being added to.)

You can add Activity Accounts when you add contacts or at a later time. Click here for: Setting up Activity Accounts for Contacts – MoneyMinder

Search for a contact:

Search for a contact that exists in your list by typing their name or a portion of their name in the Search field:

Once you’ve edited and made changes to a contact, click:

  • Save to store this contact.
  • Cancel to return to the main People window without saving this contact.

Note: Do you have a list of contacts that you would like MoneyMinder to import for you? Click here: Guidelines for importing your Contact list – MoneyMinder 

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15 responses to “How to add & edit a Contact”

  1. Can contacts be batch uploaded from Excel. We have 500 families and most of them have already made their first purchase. We do not have time to enter them all one by one.

  2. Can contacts be batch uploaded from Excel? We have 500 families and most of them have already made their first purchase. We do not have time to enter them all one by one.

    • I think I just answered my own question. I made a contact tag labeled “Inactive Member” and removed the “Member” designation from all those who haven’t paid their annual dues. Would that be the best solution? I think it will work for me.

    • Hi Laura,

      In order to copy contacts from a prior year, your Contacts area must not already have any contacts in it. I can see 1 contact there right now. If you were to delete that contact, you would then see a button to Copy Contacts from a prior year.


  3. I copied my contacts from 2019 to 2020. If I delete a contact in 2020 Financial Year, will there information stay for previous years or will all their data disappear?

    • Yes! Contacts records are stored by year. So you can delete a copied one in 2020 without having to worry that it will disappear in 2019. Try one and see! It means that your 2019 Contact list will stay intact and that your 2020 Contact list doesn’t need to carry forward Contacts (forever) that don’t apply anymore. It’s a handy feature. Hope that helps.

  4. Should a husband and wife have a single address be listed as one contact, or as two separate contacts? If they are listed as one contact, can notifications go to both email addresses? If two separate contacts are made, would one have to be marked as not having dues?

    • You will want to create just one Contact account for husband and wife. You have the ability to add as many email addresses as you would like. When you are ready to send a statement, Bulk emailing will only be sent to the primary email address. However, you do have the ability to go in to the Member Activity for the Contact you would like to send a second statement to. Go to Member Activity > compose statement. You will now see, near the top of the screen, all email addresses associated with this contact account. You can click on the email address you would like to send a statement to and then click on send statement. Let us know if we can help with anything else!


    • MoneyMinder has the ability to search for name. However, you can use your computer search command (CommandF for Mac users and CtrlF on all other platforms). A search box will appear in the upper right hand corner of your screen and you can enter the address. When there is a match it will highlight.


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