How do I edit a budget?

Here’s how to adjust your budget for the current month. You can’t edit past budgets for previous months.

From the mobile app:

  1. Open the app and select Monthly from the bottom menu.
  2. Select this month’s budget.
  3. If you're on an iOS device, select Expenses.
  4. Select the pencil icon next to the budget you’d like to change.
  5. Tap anywhere in the bar graph. A message will pop up.
  6. Enter the new budget amount.
  7. Select OK or Done.


  1. Sign in to and select Budgets from the top menu.
  2. Hover over the budget you’d like to change and select Edit Details.
  3. From here, you can change the budget amount and frequency.
  4. After making your adjustments, select Save.

**Expected behavior in Mint:

* You are unable to edit previous months budget

* You are unable to create a budget for future months

Related Information:

How do I create a budget? 
How do I budget for expenses that don't recur monthly? 
What is a Budget? 
How do I view a previous month's budget?