Newbie Question - Filling Envelopes weekly

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I'm a newbie and having a hard time finding my answer:

I'm having trouble figuring out how to fill my envelopes. I transfer each week XX amount  from my checking account into a savings account for a budgeted item. How do I fill my envelopes if it's weekly vs. filling all at once? 

Ex: Say mortgage - transfer each week xx amount to make up my full mortgage payment at the end of the month. 

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Kristen Buck

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celinedl

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Hi Kristen, the trick for me was figuring out the periodicity at which my regular revenues come in. It could be every 2 weeks, every month, weekly or twice a month. If you receive your income weekly, then you made the right move to fill your envelopes weekly. However, you don't fill your envelop for the full amount, but for a quarter of the amount, cause within four weeks, you will have covered the monthly mortgage. 
Hope my answer was helpful.
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Kristen Buck

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Thank you. How do you set up the filling of the envelope though? If I click "fill envelope" it fills it with the full budgeted amount. *hope that makes sense!
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Hi Kristen,

If you're Filling on the Web, you should be able to type a specific number into the text box on the line for the Envelope you want to Fill. Typing a number into that box allows you to choose a number other than the full budgeted amount.

If you're Filling on mobile, you should see a Fill option called "Add specific amount" that will do the same thing.

Hope that helps!
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Kristen Buck

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Thank you!!!!
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celinedl

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Also,  go to the Add/Edit envelopes on the web site, and make sure that the weekly amount, or the monthly amount (4*weekly), or yearly (52*weekly) is the amount you want to put in. It will save you a lot of time, as you just need to choose a quick fill like Add all. Good success in your journey