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How I Earn Extra Money: 7 Best Survey Sites

7 Best Survey Sites: Earn Extra Money

Earning extra money isn’t always easy, however what if you could make some extra cash while sitting on your couch watching T.V.? Would you do it? Taking surveys is such an easy side hustle it is hard to pass up. Yet, you must know before you start, you are not going to become rich by taking surveys and it would be extremely difficult to make this your full-time job. Nonetheless, if you are just looking for some extra spending money or saving up for the Holidays or vacation spending money, then this is the side gig for you!

Reservations:

One reservation I had about taking surveys was putting my information out there; however, if you work with a trusted survey site (see the ones I recommend below) you can rest at ease and feel confident in sharing your opinion. Sometimes you will even get to try free products! For example,  I’ve got four different samples from Pinecone Research shipped right to my door. The best part was, I got paid $3 to review the products which took around 15 minutes. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE getting paid to try new products.

Reasons people may shy away from surveys:

  • Too much work, not enough money
  • Don’t want to share personal information
  • Not many survey opportunities
  • It’s not the right “time” to sign up
  • Afraid of scams

Like many people, maybe you are intrigued by the whole “survey thing” but you just haven’t taken the plunge and signed up. – Or maybe you don’t know where to start. I feel you. These are valid concerns! Yet, the survey companies listed below are all trusted companies that I have personally tried myself (or I wouldn’t be recommending them to you.) You can trust that you will make money or gift cards and you will get the most money for your time – I don’t like wasting my time either.

Don’t forget, the more sites you sign up for, the more earning potential you will have since you will not get survey opportunities every day from most of these companies.

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Lyft: How to Earn Easy Money With Your Car

Is Lyft worth your time?

Lyft - Earn Money with Your Car

Lyft is the new Uber! It is the same concept, but different company. Do you own a car? What about a smartphone? You could be making some extra dough on your free time! The beauty of Lyft is that you aren’t applying for a job (although they will do a background check). You are signing up to drive and making your own hours. It is an easy concept!

What if you were already driving to the airport anyway? Why not pick someone up and help pay for the cost of your gas and make a little on the side? You could use this reasoning anytime you go somewhere – if you feel like it. You choose your own hours and keep your tips!

I do not drive for Lyft, but I have had the pleasure of using this service around ten times and talking with the drivers each time, so I am going to give you the skinny on what drivers are saying and why you should consider using this service as a driver (think more money) or a rider (think cheaper than a taxi). I’m also excited to announce one of my best friends just started driving for Lyft so we will hear from her as well!

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Best Money Quotes to Build Your Wealth Series – 3

Money Quote - Thomas Edison
Money Quote – Thomas Edison

I am back today with another money quote and this one by Thomas Edison is a good one! There are so many opportunities in today’s world and there are more ways to make money than ever before. We are in the age of technology and the Internet. Hence, the opportunities are endless. We often hear people talk about their “Side Hustle” and how they work so hard to get ahead.  However, there are the people out there that miss out on these opportunities because they are afraid of pulling up their overalls for a hard day’s work.

Did you know in the United States alone there are $10.8 millionaires (CNBC.com article)? This number struck me as HUGE but the most interesting part is that many of these millionaires are self-made. No, they did not grow up with money, my friends. They got out of bed every morning and hustled! They found opportunities to create wealth and did not give up. Many millionaires failed over and over! But the difference between the millionaire mindset and the average Joe is perseverance and learning from failure.  Just look at Bill Gates. He started out with nothing and became one of the richest men in the world. There is something to be said for the self-made millionaire and work ethic!

Check out my Money Quote #1 and Money Quote #2

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Best Money Quotes to Build Your Wealth Series – 2

Best Money Quotes to Build Your Wealth #2

Warren Buffet - Money Quote

 

Check out my first money quote in the series: Best Money Quotes to Build Wealth Series – 1

Suggested Reading: No Money to Pay My Bills, Help!

Today’s money motivation post comes to you from Warren Buffet,  one of the top investors and money gurus when it comes to building wealth. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get” is a profound statement in the area of frugal living. You see, many frugal people get a bad rap as being cheap. However, many us of us frugal mammas (and dads), on the contrary, are smart with our money and way of living.

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Do You Want to Save on Your Grocery Bill? Here are 11 Amazing Ways!

Save on Your Grocery Bill

Grocery Savings Roundup

How many of you need to save money on your grocery bill? Yet, it is not always easy to search the Internet and find information. There is so much out there and searching is time-consuming and overwhelming.  Here at I Heart Frugal, I am always on the lookout for better ways to help you save money and keep your budget on track. Frugal living means living within your means and leaving the “wasted money” category out of your budget.  Saving on your grocery bill is one of the easiest ways to cut back.

For the next few weeks on the I Heart Frugal blog, I will be providing you with some amazing reading!  I will feature “Saving Money” round-ups with the help of some fellow personal finance/frugal living bloggers. This week, these ladies have taken the guess-work out saving on your grocery bill. Check out their posts and learn how to save BIG TIME!

Below each picture, you will find the link to the blog post and the name of the blog. Go ahead and check out these amazing posts! Your budget will thank you!

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