Insert a create date and Modified date

I have an Access 2013 front end writing to a SQL 2008R2 table, and I am trying to add the date that the record is created via VBA, however the data saves but the Date does not. Also I want to to track any changes made to the record and add a Modified date .
Private Sub btnSave_Click()
Dim LResponse As Integer

LResponse = MsgBox("Do You Want to Save This Record?", vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "Continue")
If LResponse = vbYes Then
'saves current Record
      sSQLInsert = "INSERT INTO dbo_ATI_STDLR(CREDATE) VALUES (#" & Now() & "#);"
     RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord
'load a new record after the save.
    DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdUndo
    Exit Sub
End If
End Sub

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The CreateDate does not require any VBA code at all.  Simply give it a default of Now() in the table.  Whenever a new record is added, the CreateDate will be populated with the current date and time.  If you prefer just to use date, then use Date() rather than Now().

UpdateDate requires only a single line of code but that code MUST go into the Form's BeforeUpdate event.

Me.UpdateDate = Now()

Therefore, any time a record is updated, the UpdateDate will be modified to include the current date and time.  NO other event is appropriate for this code.  The Form's BeforeUpdate event is the LAST event to run before a record is saved and there is no way to bypass it so it always runs.  Code in button click events or other events can always be bypassed, either accidentally or intentionally.  The BeforeUpdate event is foolproof.

I'm not sure what you are trying to do with the Insert query since technically you want to modify an existing record not add a new one.

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skull52IT director Author Commented:
Thanks Pat, Yeah... I was trying to be fancy with the VBA code but that was unnecessary. There is no MODDATE control on the form just a column in the table will that still work.
Neither field needs to be bound to a control on the form but they do need to be included in the Form's RecordSource table/query.
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