How to exclude some spending in net income?

I make investments every month, but then mint includes the purchase of those investments as an expense. I want to exclude those purchases from my net income because to me putting the money in an investment is more like a transfer between accounts, not an expense.  Is there a way to exclude things in the "financial" category from the net income chart?

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In order to exclude certain investment distributions from your net income calculation you can create a new tag by selecting the desired transaction, clicking on "edit tags" and creating a new "Investment Transfer" tag. Select the check box for "Investment Transfer" and click I'm Done.  Then select the "Trends" tab and on the left hand side of the screen click the "Edit" button next to the "No Hidden Tags". The Hidden Accounts & Tags screen will appear and at the bottom you should have the new "Investment Transfer" tag showing. Click the radio button under Hide from : Budgets and Trends and click close. The system should then refresh and your net income should be correct. 

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