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CNET News Video: Expense-sharing apps keep roommate peace

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CNET News Video: Expense-sharing apps keep roommate peace

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If you've ever lived with a housemate, you know one of the most difficult parts is dividing expenses. Now, you can prevent awkward situations and financial battles with a couple of smartphone apps designed to streamline the process. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the two best expense-sharing apps on the market.

-- If you use an Android phone and have a busy household you'll want to download the free -- meego -- faster than you -- -- next month's rent check. -- Korean account at the names of your house mates and start entering your expenses in categories like shopping food and fun. You can split the bill evenly amongst everyone or just between certain people. The main screen of the app displays how much money's owed to you and how much you go from there you can -- your -- or -- a record of transactions. Private users and then though is a fantastic free app that is similar functionality. After creating a free county could split bills -- expenses and even dinners out. But there are a couple of features that make this -- unique for one you can immediately -- earlier debts and pay your friends directly through the secure app after -- -- a bank account. Also you're so inclined to share that you -- portion of the cable Willis 2907. This month. You can link your social networks like FaceBook. Good luck with the roommates hope these apps come to the expense sharing rescue -- and San Francisco I'm Kara tsuboi cnet.com for CBS news.

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