How do I set up a budget with a set starting amount, and add a monthly budget of a different amount?

I am starting using mint after using a different program, and I have accumulated budget amounts that I want to roll over from previous months. For example, if I have $500 in my vacation budget, but I want to budget $250 per month. How can I record that the current amount available is $500, but next month and each month after I want to budget $250?

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You can do this currently, the process will be a 2 step 1 time manual process in the scenario you mentioned above.

Step 1 - Create budget of $500 and set frequency to monthly

Step 2 - After the first month and the budget displays $500, edit the budget to $250, it will keep the initial $500 (as long as you do not click the check box to clear it) and then from now on you will have $250 budgeted.

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