Biweekly Income HELP!

So, Mint does not allow carryover of income, or the ability to have income budgeted other than monthly. I see a multitude of people who have this same problem. Answers on other questions like this only say "work it out yourself". How do others manage the third paycheck months?I would like to be able to divide it between the other months. 

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I guess I will answer my own question.  This is what I have come up with, in case it helps anyone else.  I decided to set my budget using an income of only receiving two paychecks per month, knowing I will have 2 months during the year with an extra paycheck (which I can use for unexpected expenses, savings, vacation, whatever). I have created an "extra paycheck" category that has no budget associated with it, because if it has a budget associated with it, I cannot manipulate the income to cover an expense. During the months where a third paycheck occurs, I annotate it with this category and it shows up in my income section of the budget page, but is not included in the 'budgeted' amount, just the total.  Then, I use that unbudgeted income category, changing it to whatever budgeted expense I want it used for (savings, or other item that may be over budget).  I just keep in mind that I have those two separate months I that I need to include in my yearly totals for pay.  EDITED TO ADD: I use the split category function to accomplish this.

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