"Leftover Amount" Adding

On the BUDGETS page, I'm looking at last month's budget. On the right hand side, there's a small sidebar that says, "You've Budgeted"...and then has two amounts: Income and Spending. At the bottom it says "Leftover amount" which is adding the numbers above. "Leftover amount" should subtract. Is this a bug? 


Hi mschwer2,

Left Over amount should be Income minus Spending minus Goals. So for example, if you have $1,000 in income for the month, $300 in spending, and $200 attributed to Goals for the month, Left Over should be $500, as $1,000 - 300 - 200 = $500.

If you're seeing something different than this calculation, that's definitely not supposed to happen; without knowing more specifics it's hard to say why it happened, but if it did, please Contact Mint support so our support team can look more closely at this, address the issue and further assist you.

Mint Mike

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