How I Make Deals Affordable - Side Money

by - Thursday, March 10, 2011

With all of the small deals out there, how can you keep them from cutting into your family's budget? Well, I've found a few ways to earn small money to fund my online purchases. 

PineCone Research - a company that pays you $3 (check or Paypal) per survey. You recieve payment within a few days after completing each survey. I used to do the check option but found Paypal easier since it doesn't require a trip to the bank. I typically get 2-4 surveys monthly but it will depend on your personal profile how often you are chosen.

PineCone is normally very exclusive to sign up but since they are expanding, more members are needed. They have provided me an email containing the registration link to forward, if you would like to join. Email me ASAP at youngwifeandmom {at} gmail {dot} com!

Image representing MyLikes as depicted in Crun...Image via CrunchBaseMyLikes - a company that pay's you for tweeting about products and services that you like.  Simply link up a Twitter and/or Facebook account and get started. You can choose what time and places these updates are sent. After $2 are accrued into your account, your balance is sent (Paypal) on that Friday. I try to only keep my messages related to my blog or things I actually find interesting (fashion, beauty, etc.) 

Please use my referral link here to join MyLikes (helps me earn) or feel free to go directly to them at

There are several other sites that you can earn rewards with but these two provide one of the easiest pay outs. Earn quickly and get paid quickly.

Just about every store accepts PayPal and if not, you can always transfer the money to your bank account. If you're not using Paypal, it's free to sign up. The idea is to use PayPal instead of your credit card when making purchases, helping to keep your information safe.

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