This was a good day!  I was paid cash by UserTesting (internal link), I received my rebates from Ebates (internal link), I bought a $5 Target gift card from SwagBucks (internal link) and I gave $1 to charity with KarmaKarma (internal link).  Charity through KarmaKarma costs me $0.85/$1 thanks to SwagBucks! The $90 payment from UserTesting was for a longer, one hour study.  Read More →

Ebates (internal link) is an easy and good passive income stream. It works like normal rebates – you shop at a partner store and you earn a percentage back on each purchase. There are two important differences, however.  One: it’s automatic, nothing to mail in, nothing to clip, no actions needed. Two: it doesn’t interfere with any other promotions the store might have.  For example, I earn 2% back at Target from Ebates – but I can still use my 5% Target Red Card discount on each purchase. Joining Ebates is a no brainer for me.Read More →