I set up my budgets and categorized my transactions and somehow I threw everything off and now even though I'm spent $372 it shows I'm at -$76 for the month. Help!

I thought maybe it was from the credit card fees where it pulls out all of the info so I could just change the categories, but that didn't work. Everything is accurately entered and included in the categories and budgets but it seems like it's not showing everything in the budget maybe even though the budget is set to everything in that category. Also, I can't see how it can show $0 or actually show that I have more money when it's all there. I think it also has something to do with the pending transactions showing up as positive income rather than actual debits to be. 

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Hello courtney.lloyd,

I'm sorry that you're having trouble with budgets and transactions in Mint, I understand your concern.  If this issue arose right after making those changes, then it could just be due a delay in updating; often budgets and trends don't fully catch up to user edits right away, and can take a few days to reflect everything correctly.  

However if it's been more than a few days and you're still having this problem, please upload some screenshots so I can have a better understanding of what's going on and assist you the best I can.  You can upload files by clicking EDIT at the top right of your question, then ATTACH FILES at the bottom of the page that opens.  However if you're not comfortable with that then please use the Contact Mint form to open a ticket so our support team can further investigate and assist.  Alternatively, you can use our Chat service during available hours.

Regards,
Jesse :man:

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