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 →

I bought a present for a friend using my Target Red Card which gives back 5% of the purchase price when used at Target. As usual this rebate will be invested in the /r/GCX trading account (where I’m enjoying 10-18% returns) and the returns there will be invested in my Prosper account (internal link) which is returning 12.56% Y/Y.Read More →