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It’s getting close to that time of year again where I usually start trying to plan gifts and budget for Christmas time.
Ben and I both work, but like the majority of Americans, we are still on a strict budget.
We make it work, but Christmas is a big dent in the budget I try and plan early for.
This year I wanted to try something different. I thought what if I earned the funds for free?
I heard of two websites that let you watch videos, take surveys, etc to earn points to lead to gift cards to several locations or even direct deposit to Paypal.
Yes, it takes time, but I feel it’s so worth it!
I made it a goal this year that I would earn enough to be able to fully pay for my Christmas presents without using any of my paychecks.
So far I have earned $25 and almost about to earn another $50.
The best part? It’s so easy anyone can do it!
I try and focus on the websites for a total of 30-45 min a day if I can. That’s combined, not separate.
Sometimes I don’t even get that much if the daily life is a bit busier, but any little bit adds up.
The first website I found and started using is Swagbucks.
Most people have heard of it, but it’s so easy to use I definitely recommend it.
I usually do their daily search (yes, you earn points just for using their search engine. It doesn’t get much easier than that!)
Watching the videos is another easy one. I usually do it on the app and set my sound off and just let it go.
Every now and then you have to press continue or exit out of the advertisement to keep it playing, but other than that it’s mindless.
I’ll have it going when I’m folding laundry or cooking. Something basic that I can easily keep an eye on it.
They have a daily poll that you easily earn 1 SB and easy surveys as well.
While Hailey watches a show I’ll hope onto one of the sites and do a couple of surveys instead of mindlessly getting on social media.
The next website I recommend is instaGC.
Again super easy to earn points. Some people earn as much a day as $35-$50.
Keeping it honest I don’t have time for that, but some of the people can’t work a normal job and so they do this to supplement their income which I think is so awesome!
What do you guys think? Have you tried either of the websites before? Do you have any other places you like to make some easy money?
Let me know in the comments!
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