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MileUp

MileUp awards you for driving.  You get 2 points for every mile you drive.

You can use these points to enter into Sweepstakes for Amazon gift cards, cash, or even a brand new car!

You also get an in-depth look at your driving habits and stats!

They have weekly challenges that award bonus points.

Get $250 when you submit a verified accident report!

They also have something called Street Sweeps which will award surprise points when you hit certain areas or miles driven.

Click Here to Sign Up!

Yaarlo

Yaarlo is a receipt scanning app that also provides discount shopping opportunities.  Unlike other receipt scanning apps that offer points per receipt or coins, this one offers actual cash.  Scan any receipt that isn’t older than two weeks (14 days).  Whether you purchased anything from any of their listed stores and deals or not, scan your receipts with the app.  You can also email them with your e-receipts from online purchases like Amazon or eBay.

They accept receipts from Retail stores, Grocery stores, Restaurants (local, chain, and fast food), Gas, Wholesale clubs, Entertainment, and Personal services.

Points are given based off of the category your receipt falls under: 
Grocery Store: .25% 
Gas Station: .10% 
Retail Store: .25% 
Local Restaurants: .25% 
Pharmacy: .20% 
Personal and Entertainment: .20% 
Fast Food Restaurants: .25% 
Wholesale Clubs: .10% 

Their Shop ‘n Earn program allows you to earn up to 5% back when you shop online through Yaarlo at your favorite retailers. Simply, click Shop ‘n Earn on the app or visit www.yaarlo.com to start browsing your favorite stores. Once a purchase is made the cash back will be automatically applied to your account.

You get $1 for signing up (verifying your email) and getting your first approved scanned receipt.

Click Here and enter code: JONATHAN383 to get a nice bonus for signing up!

MindSumo

MindSumo – students solve problems for companies and win points for good ideas. The experience and prizes are awesome.  They are always expanding into new programs and possibilities, like freelance gigs, challenges, etc.

Sign up with your .edu email address in order to set up an account.  You can then select the challenges you want to participate in and get started.  They are constantly adding new ones and it is your time to shine and get your name out their for potential future employers as well as resume building.  The rewards and money earned are good, but secondary to how valuable the job opportunities and learning experiences are.

Click Here to Earn Money Solving Real Challenges!

Bing Rewards Changing to Microsoft Rewards

Here’s the email from Microsoft:

Dear Lazy Money Guy,
Your membership will automatically update over the next few weeks.
Learn more about Microsoft Rewards
See the comparison between Bing Rewards and Microsoft Rewards
See the comparison between Bing Rewards and Microsoft Rewards

 

Essentially, the point system changed, the rewards levels have changed, and as soon as it starts rolling out, I will keep you updated on how it is set up, any limitations, methods, and tips to know to get the most from it.