Can not spread an insurance premium over 6 months

I'm having a really tough time spreading out a $1066 payment over 6 months.  I paid my insurance in advance for 6 months in June 2015.  I am having 2 issues

1. It shows that I am over budget by $1066 even though I set up the budget as every few months and the last was in June 2015 for $1066.  It should NOT show it as over budget since I spread it pour over 6 months.

2.  It shows that I've spent $1219 of $152 for June even though I've set it up as $1066 and every few months in step 1.

I have no idea where Mint is getting the $1219 number.  I've searched on Auto Insurance transactions for the month of June and only the $1066 transaction appears.  I did have another insurance company prior to this that I paid in full and they gave me a refund when I switched, but I simply changed those transactions to "Hide from Budget and Trends" to clear up any confusion.


Hello karee,

I'm sorry that you're having trouble with your auto insurance budget in Mint, I understand that it's inconvenient when you aren't seeing what you expect.  I can't say for sure where this number would be coming from either, but if you click the name of the budget it should show you any transactions that are counting toward it.  if you don't see anything besides the $1066 there, then this is unusual and I would ask that you please open a ticket using the Contact Mint form so our support team can further investigate and assist.

I'm not too clear on the other issue, I don't see how it could show you are over the budget by the amount of the budget if the amount it's showing is only $152 over budget.  Perhaps I'm not reading it correctly, but you can provide some screenshots it might help clear up my confusion so I can better assist.  You can do so by editing your post.

Jesse :man: 

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