How to use Mint as a self-employed person with variable income? I would like to take extra income from Nov and apply it to the lower-earning month of Dec, for instance.

I run my own business, and it's extremely variable.  Some months I make $1K less than others, or $2K extra.  I love using Mint.com, and have made a monthly estimate of what I make (averaged out over the year)... but can't figure out how to make it work with my income.  So, for example, I made a lot more in Nov. 2015 than my monthly income that's in the budget, but will come in UNDER the amount needed for December 2015.  Is there any way to have income roll over?  Or apply previous overages to current deficits?  Thank you!

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Would it work to revise the date of some of your November income to show it came in in December? If it's all one transaction, you can split it into two, both with the same income category, and then go back and revise the date of one of them to December 1.
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