If you like to save money, you are going to absolutely love Ibotta, Checkout 51, and Shopmium. These apps allow you to earn money on items you buy at the grocery store, drug store, Walmart, Target, etc.
All three apps work pretty much the same. Each offers rebates on items you normally buy. The money doesn’t come off your bill at the store but gets deposited into an account. When you reach a certain threshold on Ibotta and Checkout 51 – $5.00 and $20 respectively – you can request the money be deposited into a PayPal account. With Shopmium, the money gets deposited into your PayPal account as you go.
What really kicks coupon butt with all three of these apps is that you can use paper coupons in addition to these rebate offers. AND you can sometime double or triple dip when the apps offer the same rebates. For example, a couple of week’s ago, my local grocery store had LavAzza coffee on sale. This is how I worked a deal to get this coffee for almost nothing:
As you can see, I was able to use a paper coupon and double dip with both Shopmium and Checkout 51.
To get your rebates, you will have to take pictures of your shopping receipt and upload them to the apps. This is very easy to do and takes no time at all. I’ve been using all three apps for a while now and haven’t had any problems at all. In fact, I’ve earned over $300 total in less than six months using Ibotta, Checkout 51, and Shopmium.
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