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5 Ways to Buy Stuff Without Breaking the Bank

If you’re a serious shopper, then buying stuff feels like a full time job. This means you probably spend a whole lotta coint on stuff. If you are also someone like me who is trying to reach financial independence, then you are looking to buy all of the stuff without breaking the bank or your budget. In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, we are sharing 5 easy ways to find more money to buy any and everything on your wish list.

Buy (More) Stuff with Rakuten

If you love online shopping and haven’t heard of Rakuten, then you have definitely been missing out on some serious free money. Lucky you for stumbling upon this blog! Now, you will no longer miss out on this awesome online shopping bonus. Rakuten gives you cash back from your online purchases. That’s right, by spending money with Rakuten, you are making money. If you use our code to sign up for a Rakuten account, you’ll receive $10 after you first $25 shopping trip. We’ll get $5! Sounds like a win-win situation to us!

Get Gift Cards Using MySurvey

The name definitely gives it away! MySurvey provides opportunities to get points by taking surveys. Rewards include PayPal money and gift cards to places like Starbucks and Amazon. The good news is it doesn’t take long to reap those rewards because the surveys are plentiful. Most surveys are around 30 to 50 points, so it won’t take too much time to reach 1080 points. 1100 points gets a $10 Amazon gift card. 1200 points gets $10 deposited in your PayPal account.

Buy Stuff with a Plethora of MyPoints

MyPoints provides points for completing surveys and shopping online, which can be redeemed for gift cards plenty of stores like Sephora, Amazon, Ulta, and Starbucks. Although you will have to wait for weeks to receive the points from a shopping trip, the upside to MyPoints is the points from surveys bank immediately. There are opportunities to earn points on a daily basis. Sign up for MyPoints and spend $20 to receive 1,750 points. That’ll get you a $10 gift card at Amazon!

Springboard America Gets You to the Money

Springboard America is another opportunity to make money from taking surveys. Once you sign up for Springboard America, you get emails whenever surveys are available. Some of the surveys are for money-making opportunities. Sometimes they are for contest entries. There are plenty of gift card reward options. The downside is there is only 1 redemption level (5,000 points), and it takes some time to reach that level.

Ibotta Stuff and Got More Stuff

Similar to Rakuten, Ibotta allows you to receive a percentage of qualifying online and IRL purchases. Sign up for an Ibotta account. Download the app. Start earning cash that can be redeemed for gift cards or money in your PayPal account.