a variation on the top 2 bars in this idea would convey shortfall / surplus better as the income & spending are overlaid.
red on the e-bar means make more e. much simpler than comparing the length of two bars that lie end to end.Alternate suggestion by sirmaverick
what does the nub need to know and how do you convey that information in the simplest most intuitive way.
and of course:
Argh wrote:Perhaps a better way would be a mouse-over event where the full breakdown is given, with a simpler base display?