Is it possible to have a budget category with a one time deposit that decrements over several months? For example, a vacation budget set a Jan 1, used for the year.

I put $X in on January first and pull from that category each month, when it's gone, no more vacation.  Unfortunately, I've only seen how to rollover values for budget categories that have deposits each month, and, in this case, I do not add anything throughout the year.

Example:

Jan 1 - deposit $5k

Feb - take vacation at $2k ($3k remains in category)

Mar-Jun - no vacation (budget remains at $3k)

Jul - take vacation at $2k ($1k remains in category)

Aug - final vacation at $1k ($0 remains)

Thanks in advance!!

Answer

Hi whlewisiv, 


Thanks for using Mint! 

I understand that you'd like to have a budget category with a one time deposit and can be spread out through several months. 

While we don't currently have a feature to address your need, feature requests are always reviewed and noted by our product development team. 

That said, we can't make any promises that your request will get implemented as we must balance customer demand with resources and business objectives.

Thanks for using Mint!


Mint Steph

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