Summary While no dividends were paid, the Acorns account appreciated by $28.98. Betterment reports on a quarterly basis, so no report is available for this month. Prosper continued it’s steady returns with $36.33 over principle repayments. Because the Prosper loans return principle and interest throughout the month, the account is securing more dividend-paying loans throughout the month, valued well in excess of income it returned. Swagbucks retuned only $5.00 Perk returned nothing. I only run Perk when I’ve finished earning SwagBucks, and I do the daily quiz for 3 cents a day because I’m a masochist. I really think Perk isn’t worth it anymore. The big passive breakouts this month were shopping loyalty program rebates and Ebates, returning $77.50 combined.Read More →

This week EasyShift (external link) is running a bonus. For each five beverage display check jobs completed, they will send a bonus of $5.00 on top of the normal payment. In our experience EasyShift usually pays anywhere from $3.00-7.00 per task, so an extra dollar is a good increase in earnings (at least as a percentage) – 33% to 14% increase in pay!Read More →