FEATURE REQUEST: Can I create a custom budget that contains multiple categories and still has rollover?

I want to create two budgets, one for my wife and one for me. We each keep track of different things individually (she does groceries and gas and I do date nights which include eating out and entertainment) and the extra each month is something we track because it becomes spending money and rolling over a previous month's balance is critical to making this work.

I don't think I can do this now because you don't allow combining categories.  The overall spending combines multiple budgets, but would not track rollover amounts to these multiple budgets. 

Am I missing something?

FEATUREREQUEST: What I really want is this: A budget feature that would allow me to select transactions and apply them to a given budget and create transactions to apply to a given budget (the category is varied) and then track rollover to that budget. That would be very helpful.

Answer

Hi Scott,

As it stands now, the only way you'd be able to do this is if you were to categorize each person's transactions with a custom category (you can make your own by clicking the category for a transaction on the Transaction history, then clicking Add/Edit), and then making a budget for that. This might not necessarily be ideal though since you then couldn't see directly what the transaction was for, aside from looking at the merchant name.

These are some otherwise interesting points, though, and it looks like you've already tagged the post as a feature request, so it'll have visibility to our development team. Thanks for the feedback!

Regards,
Mint Mike

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