For this example, we will query on all of the pledges that were $500 or more. A specific time frame can also be added if desired. 
  1. Click Queries
  2. Click Manage Queries 
  3. Click on a category that you want to store this query in 
  4. Click New Query under Tasks
  5. Name the query: All individual pledges that were $500 or more in 2015
  6. Select the Starting Query as Base as the category and All Constituents as the query
  7. Select Journal Entries as the Data Return Type
  8. Select Match each criteria for the Criteria Matching
  9. Select Any Persona for Which persona should be checked for matches
  10. In the Browse Fields, select Commonly Used Fields and click Journal Entry Date and Individual Transaction Pledged
  11. Enter the date range you would like to see in the Journal Entry Date field 
  12. Enter $500 in the Greater Than or Equal to field 
  13. Click Save and Preview