S1E9 Atari Family Finances – Supplement

 

This episode features Atari Family Finances as released by Atari in 1982.  This software was originally released in 1981 through APX as Family Cash Flow and Family Budget.  It was written by Jerry Falkenhan.

Podcast: Download

Box and Manual Scans

I provided these scans to AtariMania as well.

Box Front:

Atari Family Finances Box Front

 

Box Rear:

 

Atari Family Finances Box Rear

 

APX Family Budget Manual Cover, sorry I don’t have the Cash Flow one.:

APX Family Budget Manual Cover

 

Family Finances in Action

Booting Cash Flow:

Atari Family Finances Cash Flow Loading

 

Cash Flow Main Menu:

Atari Family Finances Cash Flow Main Menu

 

Cash Flow Main Menu as distributed under APX:

APX Family Cash Flow Main Menu

 

Converting from single to dual disks:

Atari Family Finances Dual DIsk

 

Cash Flow Income program month selection:

Atari Family Finances Cash Flow Income Month Select

 

Cash Flow Income program menu functions:

Atari Family Finances Income Program Menu

 

Cash Flow Income program Review Entries category selection:

Atari Family Finances Income Program Review Category Selection

 

Cash Flow Income program Review Entries category details:

Atari Family Finances Income Program Category Detail

 

Cash Flow Income program Enter New Data:

Atari Family Finance Income Program Enter New Data

 

Cash Flow Income program Change Entry.  Notice the primitive input form where you select the field you want to edit prior to editing:

Atari Family Finances Income Program Change Entry

 

Cash Flow Income Program Print menu:

Atari Family Finances Cash Flow Program Income Print Menu

 

Cash Flow Expense program month selection:

Atari Family Finances Expense Program Month Selection

 

Cash Flow Expense program menu functions:

Atari Family Finances Expense Program Menu

 

Cash Flow Expenses program Enter New Data (notice the color change back to green):

Atari Family Finances Expense Program Category Selection

 

Cash Flow Setup Program start for initial setup or new year:

Atari Family Finance Reset / New Year Start

 

Cash Flow Setup Program Income Categories:

Atari Family Finances Reset / New Year Income Categories

 

Cash Flow Setup Program Income Category edit.  Select category, enter new name over the dashes:

Atari Family Finance Reset / New Year Income Category Edit

 

Cash Flow Setup Program Expense Categories.  This works the same way the Income categories does:

Atari Family Finances Reset / New Year Expense Categories

 

Cash Flow Review Finances loading.  The expense and income months are filled in from top to bottom as it reads data from diskette:

Atari Family Finances Review Load

 

Cash Flow Review Finances Detail:

Atari Family Finances Review Finances Detail

 

Cash Flow Review Finances Income:

Atari Family Finances Review Income

 

Cash Flow Review Finances Expenses:

Atari Family Finances Review Expenses

 

Budget loading.  You will normally answer N to both questions:

Atari Family Finances Budget Loading

Atari Family Finances Budget Load 1

Atari Family Finances Budget Load 2

 

Budget loading data.  Income and expense data is loaded by month from diskette.  This fills from top to bottom and ends up with two columns each:

Atari Family Finances Budget Loading Data

 

Budget Main Menu:

Atari Family Finances Budget Main Menu

 

Budget Setup Budgets.  Similar to other input forms.  Select the item you want to edit:

Atari Family Finances Budget Setup

 

Budget Setup Summary:

Atari Family Finances Budget Setup Summary

 

Review Budgets – Yearly

Budget – Review Budgets – Budget Expense vs Actual Expense.  Select category, select month or range of months:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewA1

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewA2

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewA3

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Actual Incomes vs Budget Incomes.    Select month or range of months:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewB1

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewB2

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Incomes Budget vs Expense Budget.   Select month or range of months:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewC1

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewC2

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Incomes Actual vs Expense Actual:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewD

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Single Category Income.    Select category:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewE1

 

 

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewE

 

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Single Category Expense.    Select category:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewF1

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewF2

 

Review Budgets – Monthly

Budget – Review Budgets – Actual Incomes vs Budget Incomes.    Select month or range of months:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewG1

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewG2

 

Budget – Review Budgets – Actual Expense vs Budget Expense:

S1E9-ss-BudgReviewH

 

Budget – Change Entries – Change Expense.  Again select the item you want to change:

Atari Family Finances Budget Change Expense

 

Budget – Change Entries – Change Income.  An item (C) being changed:

Atari Family Finances Budget Change Income

 

Printing

Output from the various functions that print.  In regard to the report titles; On the left side of the – is the program disk, on the right side is the menu option:

Cash Flow – Print Finances:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-printreports.pdf

Cash Flow – Income – Print Entries – All Summaries:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-incallsummary.pdf

Cash Flow – Income – Print Entries – All Detail Rpts:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-incalldetail.pdf

Cash Flow – Income – Print Entries – Month Summary:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-incmonthsummary.pdf

Cash Flow – Income – Print Entries – Month Detail:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-incmonthdetail.pdf

Cash Flow – Expense – Print Entries – All Summaries:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-expallsummary.pdf

Cash Flow – Expense – Print Entries – All Detail Rpts:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-expalldetailreport.pdf

Cash Flow – Expense – Print Entries – Month Summary:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-expmonthsummary.pdf

Cash Flow – Expense – Print Entries – Month Detail:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-expmonthdetail.pdf

 

Yearly

Budget – Print Budgets – Budget Expense vs Actual Expense:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprinta.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Actual Incomes vs Budget Incomes:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprintb.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Incomes Budget vs Expense Budget:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprintc.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Incomes Actual vs Expense Actual:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprintd.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Single Category Incomes:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprinte.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Single Category Expense:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprintf.pdf

 

Monthly

Budget – Print Budgets – Actual Income Vs Budget Income:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprintg.pdf

Budget – Print Budgets – Actual Expense vs Budget Expense:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/s1e9-print-budgprinth.pdf

 

User Guide

I won’t always provide the user guide, but in absence of a cheat sheet I will.

User guide download

 

Show Links:

 

 

Bit Rating 6

Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.
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