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Each year around tax time, I always go through the ritual of cleaning out the file cabinet of the receipts, bills, and other paperwork that I have kept that I no longer need for the following year. My parents always told me to keep two years worth of documents, so I have it down to a science now where each year I am shredding documents from three years ago and always keeping the past two years worth. To be honest, I hate doing this and I have always thought that there has to be a better way.

In my article, I reviewed the Doxie scanner, a tool which I believe will help solve half of the problem. The other half of the problem is that I needed a place to store all of these digitized receipts and documents. Doxo seemed like the right place to do it. The easiest way to explain Doxo in a nutshell is as your digital file cabinet. Let me show you what I am talking about.

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Sharing expenses with your roommates can be a fast way to wind up without roommates: arguments over whether someone paid their share of the rent or borrowed some cash can quickly devolve into an argument. In order to avoid those disagreements, Bills Are In offers an online application that will allow any shared household — whether we’re talking about roommates, significant others or anyone else who happens to be living with you — to manage money simply.

There are several money management tools online, although few allow multiple people to easily manage household expenses and income together. Bills Are In is up against web applications like Mint; considering very few people are willing to track their money in multiple places, that could be a very hard fight.

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