rollover budgets make incorrect monthly spending

I have many monthly budgets set up to "rollover".  This means that if I spend $5000 on vacation in June and I set aside ~417 each month by the end of the year things will even out.  Let's say I spend the $5000 in June and my june budget total reflects this.  However, now in July it also shows the $5000 that I spent since it's rolled over.  I didn't actually spend this in July though.  I want the monthly spending account total to not include the rolled over amounts from past months, only what i spent that month.  Advice????

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I think this sounds like what you are looking for is setting up long-term Goals (also available in Mint), instead of a monthly Budget.  If you spend money before you have put it aside, it seems correct to me that a monthly Budget would show you are "in the red" until such time as you have put aside at least as much as you have spent.  For me, this works perfectly now and I would not want it changed.  

If you are newer to Mint and wish to hide your first year's vacation expense, then showing savings toward the next vacation, that would be another option.  Just Hide the transaction(s) from the monthly Budget or set up a hidden category that will still allow you to filter and review later.

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