Budgeting

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- How Do I Add Income Budget Items?
1. To add an Income budget item, click "+ Add Income" in the Income group at the top of the budget. 2...
- How Do I Show an Income as Received?
The Income section of your EveryDollar budget shows your Planned income and the actual received income. You enter the Planned number manually,...
- How Do I Add a New Budget Item?
1. Click "+ Add Item" to add a new budget item inside a budget group. 2...
- Why Is My Fund Balance Not Saving?
Fund balances (and debt balances) cannot be edited or updated except in the current calendar month. If it's March and you want to work...
- How Do I Add a New Budget Group?
Adding a new budget group is a great way to customize your budget. We have created some preset budget groups to start with, but you can add as many new budget groups and budget items as you'd like...
- What is a Fund?
If you have a particular savings goal, turning a Budget Item into a Fund can be useful. Let's say you want to start saving for Christmas...
- How Do I Turn a Fund Off?
Currently, there is not a way to turn off a fund once it's been turned on. This is a feature we're working on. For now, here is a way to work around that...
- How Can I Have More Than One Budget Per Month?
At this time, EveryDollar only allows one budget per calendar month...
- How Do I Delete a Budget Group?
To fully customize your budget, you can delete any of the "Budget Groups" (except the "Debt Group"), rename existing groups, and add new groups...
- How Do I Delete the Debts Budget Group?
Congratulations! You are totally debt-free (maybe even including the house!) and you'd like to remove the "Debts" budget group from your EveryDollar budget...
- How Do I Delete a Budget Item?
1. To delete a budget item, click on the name of the budget item you want to delete. A trash can icon appears to the left of the budget item...
 - How Do I Change the Order of My Budget Items?
To change the order of an item within a budget group, first point your mouse at the line item you want to move. Look for the three vertical dots that appear to the left of the name of the item...
- What is the Favorite Button?
The "Favorite" option is great for keeping track of expenses or funds that you frequently use. EveryDollar displays all of your favorites...
- How Can I Print My Budget?
Printing your budget is easy! While there is not a Print button built in to EveryDollar.com yet, you can print your budget with your browser's print function...
- How Do I Reset My Budget?
Sometimes you need a fresh start. We get it. That's why we've designed a way for you to reset your budget. It doesn't eliminate your debts and make up for overspending in a category...
- How Do I Copy My Budget to the Next Month?
Congratulations! You've made a budget, given every dollar a name, and kept up with your expenses all month. Now, as next month approaches, you're ready to create a new budget...
How Do I Budget for Christmas?
Ho ho ho! Christmas is one of the most fun times of year, but it's also one of the easiest times to throw your budget to the wind and spend like there's no tomorrow...
- How Do I Toggle Between Spent and Remaining in the Budget
You can switch back and forth between seeing the amounts you have remaining to spend and the total amounts you've spent for each budget item...
- Should I Enter My Mortgage Under Housing or as a Debt?
The great thing about budgeting with EveryDollar is that it's simple, yet powerful and flexible. Most people will enter their mortgage payment under...
- How Do I Change the Order of My Budget Groups?
1. Click on the name of any of your budget groups. 2. Click...