Know what? Budgets are hard! I’m sure I didn’t have to tell you that though. We all know how hard it can be to simply make ends meet these days! That’s why its so important to do anything and everything we can to bring in income. Whether you use it to pay a bill, to buy groceries, pay off debt or just to build your savings, it’s a super important part of our lives. I used to spend so much time on making extra cash. It was insane the hours I was “working” just to make a few bucks! Not any longer though!
Cause I’ve got a system….and by the end of this post? You will have one too.
As a quick side note before we get to my actual process. One way that you can make extra money from home is by starting your own blog. If you are passionate about anything, you could eventually earn a full time income from home. In this post HERE I tell you how to start a blog in just 3 easy steps and walk you through the actual set up of getting your blog live.
UPDATE: The single most common question that I receive on this post is “Are these sites available in Canada?” YES! They are!! In fact, most will actually work in other countries too! Good luck!
To start, please understand that while this does technically take you hours to do? You’ll spend VERY little time actually doing anything. Honestly? My mind is super overwhelmed most days so I don’t like anything that requires more than a passing thought and do my best to avoid things that make my brain meats hurt. So when I went searching for a daily routine that worked for me, I wanted as easy as possible. The way I do this involves 6 different sites or apps, but the majority of them are really quick.
Here’s how I work my extra income each day:
First, I start off on my phone with Swagbucks TV. I turn it on and let it play until I’ve hit either my daily goal or my max point limit from videos. Then, while that is playing, I head over the Swagbucks.com and do the Daily Crave, Daily Poll and NOSO points offer. If I’m a few points short of my goal, I either do a quick offer or survey, or I make sure to search a few times throughout the day to hit that goal. This gives me a total of around 40 Swagbucks per day at the bare minimum, but when you add in the bonuses I receive for reaching my daily goal day after day, some days I earn over 300 total points.
After I do the Daily poll and things from Swagbucks and, I log into Reward Shopping and do two things; first I do the daily click. It’s only 1 point, but that’s 1 point closer that I am. Next, I open up the Super Easy Button. I click 10 times and leave it to go to step 3.
For step 3, I head back to the phone.I open up my Perk app and let it run the popular videos section. This literally requires no work once you turn it on other than to occasionally click the screen to let the app know you’re still watching. I let mine play whenever my phone is not in use. (Fwiw? You can have multiple devices running Perk if you want to. I also use an old phone we have and my Kindle Fire HD 7)
Finally I move to InstaGC. Here, I will do surveys, offers and clicks until I reach $5.00 in earnings for the day. I do this everyday. This alone will earn you $150.00 per month! I don’t cash out gift cards here (although they’re instant if you do), instead I use the direct deposit option and get paid in cash. As I’m working on this and other things through out the day, I go back and click the Super Lucky button 10 times each. This lets me get all 200 of my clicks in w/out wasting too much time.
Now I know, that’s only 4 sites/apps. The other 2 are only ones that I use randomly.
Receipt Hog (be sure to use code sapt6425 for FREE spins when you join!) is the other one that I use. For this one, you’ll scan your receipts and just about any receipt you have from a store or gas station works. In return for “feeding the pig,” you’ll score spins. Spins mean points and points means an Amazon Gift card or a Paypal payment.
Shopkick – We love the Shopkick app around here. Basically you get points for walking into stores or scanning products while you’re there. You then trade those points in for gift cards. I personally use it to get Target cards that I then roll into other deals.
One final site that I use is Ebates. I told you HERE how I often use the gift cards that I receive to score FREE groceries and Ebates plays into that. When I shop online at Amazon, Target or more, I will shop through Ebates. This allows me to earn CASH BACK on the food and other items that I’m buying since I buy a lot of our groceries and household stuff online! I’m not sure how ya’ll feel, but I certainly feel much better about spending money when I’m getting money put back into my pocket.
So how do the earnings breakdown for me?
- InstaGC – $150/mo (minimum)
- Swagbucks – $25.00 (minimum)
- SuperPoints – $10.00/mo (minimum)
- Ebates – $25.00/mo (minimum)
- Receipt Hog – $5/mo (minimum)
- Shopkick – $5/mo (give or take)
Total? $225.00 in EXTRA income each month!
So what are you waiting for? Sign up and put my system into play! You don’t have anything to lose!
Receipt Hog HERE (and use code sapt6425 for FREE spins when you join!)
Looking for even more ways to earn? You’ll like these too! I didn’t mention them above, but I use them occasionally and love them just as much!
IBotta HERE (Get cash back for shopping in store PLUS Get a Free $10.00 Bonus after you redeem your first rebate!)
Checkout 51 HERE (Get cash back for shopping in store!)
Latest posts by Stacy Barr (see all)
- Smoothie Recipe – How to Make a Strawberry Banana Smoothie - August 26, 2016
- Save Money on Laundry – 8 Reasons You Should Line Dry Your Clothes - August 25, 2016
- Family Budget – Why You Should Skip That No-Spend Month - August 24, 2016