The Frugal Ninjas

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Let’s Talk About Apps!

Receive cash back for the shopping you do already!

Dear Diary,

I just finished doing a web search for “how to earn extra money from home.” Not for me, but if there are ways to help my readers bring in more income, in addition to saving on their purchases.. I’m definitely on the lookout!
What I found is there are so many “Earn money from home”, “Make money while you search the web” websites out there! And, don’t get me wrong, some are completely legit. Surveys, and such just aren’t practical for busy people. And, I’m practical (and busy), so I assume my readers are too!
You shop as you normally would, and either link your grocery store member card to the app, or scan your receipts, and watch your balance climb. That’s it! No catch! PLUS, you can even earn money just having your friends sign up!
Toward the end of the list, I do have a few options for activity apps as well. So, there’s something for everyone.


Now, each app has it’s own way of cashing out, but they’re all easy. And, if you have some hungry mouths to feed, your balance will climb even quicker. I’ve used most of them for the past few years as my Christmas present fund! No joke!

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So, let’s get to the apps!
Rebates first…

SavingStar – Not your ordinary grocery rebates. Earn cash back on your groceries with BIG SAVINGS on your favorite brands and produce items when you shop at your local grocery store. SavingStar is free and easy to use. Click here to start saving money today.

Checkout 51 – Save on the brands you love: Get new offers weekly, buy from any store, snap a photo of the receipt and earn cash back! Easy peasy! Click here to get started with Checkout 51.

Ebates (now Rakuten) – Get cash back from your store purchases made online. When your friend joins with your referral link, and spends $25 or more, you get paid $25 and they get paid $10. Click here to sign up for Ebates.

Ibotta – Get cash back from your in-store purchases by scanning receipts. When your friend scans their first receipt with the app you get paid $5 and they get $10 when they sign up. Click here to earn $10 by signing up for Ibotta.

BeFrugal – Another cash back app similar to Ebates and Ibotta. BeFrugal will add $10 to your account for signing up and pay you $10 for every friend you sign up that earns $10 in rebates. Click here to sign up for BeFrugal and earn $10.

MrRebates – Your ticket to easy mobile cash back shopping and managing your account with your Android enabled device. MrRebates features include: Shop with Cash Back & Coupons, thousands of Stores, Easy Search Interface, View Cash Back Details for Your Account Request Payment via Check, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal. Click here to sign up for MrRebates.

There are some other apps that offer ways to earn money with everyday activities, and even have referral bonuses.

Cash App – This app lets you quickly and easily exchange money between friends and family. Cash App will pay you $5 for every friend you refer that sends $5 or more from the app within 14 days of sign up. Click here to start referring with Cash App.

Sweatcoin – Get paid for every step you take outdoors! 1000 steps convert to 1 sweatcoin. Sweatcoins can be redeemed for cash or prizes of your choice. Get 5 Sweatcoins for each friend you get to download the app. Click here to download Sweatcoin and start getting paid to walk.

Swagbucks – Make easy money watching videos, playing mobile games, taking surveys, redeem offers, buying products online, and more. Earn 300 Swagbucks ($3) when your friend signs up and they will earn 1000 Swagbucks ($10). Click here to sign up for Swagbucks.
**Right now (offer may expire any time), sign up for Hulu for $5.99, and receive 3500 Swagbucks, or $35! WOW!!

I really hope y’all take advantage of some of these apps. They’re worth the little bit of extra time spent on them. And, they really do deliver!

Love,
Linda
The Frugal Ninja

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