College is expensive, which is why it’s important to find easy ways to save or make a little extra cash. In the age of the internet it is easier than ever to find opportunities to grow your savings fund, or what we like to call, your “fun money” fund.
Ibotta is a smart phone application that allows users to make a grocery shopping list and match it to rebates offered by stores near them, they can then make a list of rebate offers and go shopping with that list. Once users finish shopping, they can upload their receipt using the ibotta app and are rewarded with either money on PayPal, Venmo or a gift card. Users can make back hundreds of dollars a year with ibotta.
Swagbucks is a website that prompts users to create an account and then complete tasks such as filling out online surveys, watching videos and shopping online. They get paid back in points on the site that can be redeemed for gift cards to retail outlets.
Door To Dorm Ambassador Program
Get paid to refer your friends to Door To Dorm. Here is how it works:
You can apply to be an ambassador by clicking here.
Wrapify is a good application for car owners, especially those working as drivers for a ride sharing application like Lyft or Uber. To use Wrapify, users sign up through the app and give details about where they drive and how long they drive for. Wrapify then offers drivers car decals for companies that want to advertise on your car. Payment is processed through direct deposit and increases the more you drive in specific locations and the more decals are on your car.
Amazon Mechanical Turk
Amazon Mechanical Turk offers online gigs for users to complete in exchange for money. While most gigs don’t pay a lot and their payment is not guaranteed, it is an easy way to get spare cash for filling out surveys and transcribing audio.