How can I add a transaction manually and categorize it as "Loans"?

I recently paid off my auto loan with DCU bank. After I did that, the loan account disappeared from my DCU online account. Now, Mint still thinks I owe a little bit on my auto loan since it cannot download the last transaction from my DCU account 'cause that loan account doesn't exist. How can I add a transaction manually and categorize it as "Loans"?


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@adam, on the website, go into Accounts, then open up the details about the particular account, and change the "Status" from "Active" to "Closed" - that should change the balance down to zero.  However, there isn't any way to add the balancing transaction.  You can switch to the "Hide" tab to hide this closed account, and if you choose "Hide from Everywhere", you won't see that account anywhere, including transactions, budgets, etc.  You can always change it back to "Show" whenever you need to research some information regarding that account.

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