Custom date range for mint budget?

Is there a way to set a custom date range for budgets in Mint? If no, is this a feature that will be added in the future? Its a really simple feature and very useful. Budget functionality in Mint otherwise is useless at least for me but I imagine a lot of other too as most peoples finances arent arranged on a strict month to month basis but rather with their pay schedule.


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Hi Mike - Unfortunately no, budgets are calendar-month based right now, but this has been raised as a feature request - you can see some of the pro/cons here:  


I apologize for any inconvenience it may cause, but mwbare is correct in stating that there is not currently any way to change the month start date.  However, I have tagged this post as a feature request so the developers can see it for future consideration.



I can certainly understand people wanting to work on a 'cash-based' methodology, tracking money spent directly from a check that's already arrived, but the 'accrual' method Mint uses accomplishes essentially the same thing from a budgeting perspective.

Now if people are talking about "cash flow" - what's come in and what's gone out at any moment - that's actually a slightly different animal, as any business would report on both, for example. 

The mobile app does cash flow to some degree, but AFAIK there is no similar website function, tho it's been requested as well here:


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