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How do I categorize expenses paid from personal accounts when starting a new business?

Started a new e-commerce business but have been paying for inventory, research, expenses from personal credit cards and personal savings account. What "type" and "name" of account should I use so I can later reimburse myself? Currently I have the personal credit card as type "credit card" and the personal savings as type "Bank". But I don't think this reflects that this is money that the company owes me back. And if I have chosen the incorrect type or name, how do I change them?
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Best answer 12-10-2018

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This article may help, http://www.qblittlesquare.com/2011...

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This article may help, http://www.qblittlesquare.com/2011...

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Is there an updated version of this article? The informat...

Is there an updated version of this article? The information is EXACTLY what i'm looking for but it's from 2011 so QB has changed quite a bit since then and I want to make sure the info is still relevant!
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I would set up a liability account like "Loan from Owner"...

I would set up a liability account like "Loan from Owner". Each transaction will be to debit the appropriate expense account and debit the Loans From Owner account. When you repay yourself, you will write a check  from the checking account and credit the loan account. The loan account uses terms like Increase and Decrease to make it easier.