Plan and keep track of your income and expenses the easy way. With DAFFTIN Simple Family Buget it's easier than ever to track, organize, plan and manage your family budget, all in one place.
In this particular times, keeping track of your expenses might prove to be a good asset in your finance management. It's important for every household to find out where its monthly income goes on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and look for ways to minimize unneeded expenses and make savings possible too.
Also, primary needs including food, health-care, education and other services have become over-expensive, but we can't just stop buying food or applying to different services just because the price has suddenly increased.
So what is a family supposed to do? A household budget could be the answer and somthing every family can do. To make things even simpler, we will present you a small and handy application. DAFFTIN Simple Family Budget
can help you manage and keep track of all your expenses in an easy manner. The application comes as Shareware, the only difference from the registered version is that after 60 entries a nag screen will pop-up from time to time reminding you to register the software. For a price of 15$ you can register the application and remove this annoying nag screen..
DAFFTIN SFBudget's main interface provides its users with all the tools they need to enter, track and check their household budget anytime and hassle-free. It's very well structured, giving you the possibility to enter your data right away, without having to navigate through overwhelming menus and options.
You can view all your transactions, balance, money flow, budget plan and daily tasks without pushing any buttons, because they are all carefully arranged so you can view anytime your budget status.
In the main window all your transactions will be displayed in a chronological order, allowing you to quickly sort them by number, date, category, person, account type, amount and even by the notes attached to your transactions.
DAFFTIN SFBudget lets you define an unlimited number of categories from debtors to creditors, moneyboxes, bank accounts, currencies, but also your e-money accounts to provide an in-depth situation of your finances at all times.
Furthermore can specify multiple expenses categories to easily view how much money you have spent on different items and easily identify them in the available charts. You can even plan your budget for the next month, track the difference between the expected and actual expenses and act accordingly.
Speaking of charts, DAFFTIN SFBudget comes with a Pie and a Bar chart that will provide you with detailed information about your budget in a graphical manner. You can find numerous options and statistics that allow you to view the graphs only with the data you need.
All the parameters have checkboxes, so you don't need to be an economist or accountant to understand and tweak various settings to view your income, expenses and monthly balance, just point and click to get what you need.
If the graphic charts don't satisfy your needs or you just find them too complex to follow, the software can also display and print text reports with daily income / expenses.
You can view all this data in a daily, monthly or yearly basis, but we found out that we cannot save these statistics on our computer for later usage.
Some people may want to keep these statistics away from curious eyes, and for that DAFFTIN SFBudget allows you to define a master password that will grant access to the program only to those you share your password with.
If you have expenses or income in multiple currencies the program allows you define them as you need and will automatically add them to your monthly balance. As exchange rates change daily DAFFTIN SFBudget can automatically update all your currencies using the official rates from the European Central Bank and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Internet connection required).
This may prove to be a good asset when you need to know the approximate amount of money you have at your disposal at a given time. For the exact quotations you need to check the exchange rates of your bank and update them accordingly.
Another feature that can be very helpful if you tend to forget your periodic expenses or other tasks you need to do, is the built-in To-Do list that will always remind you the tasks that require your attention.
And that's not all, with DAFFTIN SFBudget you can also carry your household budget on a USB Stick. This is available from the File menu and will facilitate the installation of the software with all its settings and database entries on a portable device.The Good
DAFFTIN SFBudget is a complete household budget management tool with numerous options and features that can satisfy your every need in terms of budget management. Besides its complexity, it comes with a comprehensive GUI that proves to be a great plus, regarding your interactions with the software, even for unexperienced users.The Bad
The nag screen can become really annoying after some time, but hey, this is a small price to pay for a tool as complete as DAFFTIN SFBudget. The fact that you cannot save your reports is a big minus, as one may want to know his daily, monthly, yearly status or any other type of data without accessing the application and applying various filters.The Truth
DAFFTIN SFBudget proves to be a very efficient solution to manage, organize and plan your monthly household budget and is definitely worth a shot. The application provides you with all the tools you need to keep an eye on your income/expenses balance but the fact that it cannot save reports may become annoying and time consuming.Here are some snapshots of the application in action: