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Achievement: NEW! Points for Heart Rate Now Available!

Email from Achievement:

Hi Lazy Money Guy,

We strive to make healthy decisions fun and rewarding. That’s why we are excited to announce that we are now able to award points for heart rate. According to the American Heart Association, being aware of heart rate helps you stay accountable around your physical exercise.

You shared heart rate activities before today through your Apple Health or Fitbit connected app(s). We are awarding you 200 bonus points for historically taking healthy actions, and will award you for all future heart rate activities.

Going forward, you will receive 6 points/day for recording heart rate activities. We hope this update makes it easier to track your progress and reach your health goals.

The Achievement Team

Paribus

Paribus is a program that links your email account and your Amazon account, and other online stores, and will track price drops and pay you the difference between your original purchase and the price drop!

I bought a Nexus 6 and got back $150 when the price dropped a few days later.  No work besides linking the accounts (link the email account where e-receipts are sent, and my Amazon account). 

Click Here to Get Started!

For Students Click Here – Use your .edu email address!

Paribus is now free!

Email from Paribus:

What’s the catch?
Why?

CrossMedia Panel Important changes: End of metering for iOS and Desktop Browsers

From their website:

Dec. 12, 2017

As of December 12, 2017 iOS and PC/laptop browser versions of the Screenwise meter are no longer supported on the US Reach Panel. Android Mobile Screenwise Meters will work and support for Android 4.3 and above will continue.

Please uninstall any iOS versions of the Screenwise mobile app and any desktop browser meters that you installed while participating in the panel.

iOS and PC/laptop users of the Screenwise browser meter will no longer earn rewards beginning on December 12, 2017.

Android users (version 4.3 and higher), we hope you will continue to use your Screenwise Meter app and keep earning rewards.

 

I will keep you updated on how this affects weekly earnings and the best way to continue to get the most out of this program.

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!

Mobile Performance Meter

Mobile Performance Meter is an app that run in the background of your phone and reward points. You can get around $5-10 in gift cards per month per phone when using it.  May require that your phone have a data plan.  I have used the app on phones without a data plan, but some friends are telling me it hasn’t worked for them.  I know their support team has told me they are very picky about not only what phones they approve but also locations and other factors to approve activating the accounts to start earning points.

You can earn anywhere from 10-30 points per day.  I wait till I have earned 500 points to cash out for a $5 Amazon gift card.  It costs more points per dollar if you cash out less than 500 points.

Click Here for Mobile Performance Meter App!

Payver

Payver is an iOS app that records your driving and pays you for it!

Click Here to Get Started!

You get points per mile traveled and they have certain conditions in order to maximize how many points per mile you earn.

You will need a phone mount to hold your phone in a way that it can see the road clearly and at a good angle.

When you have everything set up and ready to go, you will press the Record button and it begins recording your drive until you press the End Trip button.  When you start each trip, it will first show a cartoon road and indicates how to line it up so it matches the road you’ll be driving on.

As you drive, it will count up the points as well as show your speed and which direction you’re driving.  At the end of the trip, it will calculate the total estimated points.  They are an estimate because your road conditions and other factors will play into actual points when your trips are uploaded and reviewed.

You upload the trips and will see their progress as they upload.  Finished trips will have a check mark on them.

To see total points, achievements, team and player rankings, and rewards, click on the Profile button and then you have access to all that information and more. (Information has been scribbled over to respect privacy of other players and their usernames).

I am including the settings I have when I use the app to get the most out of it.  I have an unlimited data plan through Sprint, but I try to use WiFi whenever possible since it can sometimes have better uploading speeds for how much data each trip is.

Click Here to Get Started!

One more thing:  This can be used to record incidents from 20 seconds before to 20 seconds after, which you can use as evidence.

The End of Pact

An email from the Pact Team:

KoinMe

KoinMe is one of the more passive video watching sites I have used.  It is easy to set up and keep going.  It doesn’t require being the main page up so you can work on other things and let it run its course.  It doesn’t have breaks or stop until their are no more Koins to earn for the day.  It has a daily limit, so once that is reached, you can close the browser and give your computer a little break, or put it to use doing something else.

You begin by selecting one of the available offers.

It will pop up a screen showing the video is about to play.  A second screen will pop up that starts playing the videos.  Once each series of videos plays, the koins are awarded.

KoinMe has some rules to follow to get the most out of it:

Click Here to Start Earning!

Farewell from Media Insiders

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Dear Lazy Money Guy,

We at Media Insiders would like to thank you for your participation and loyalty to our panel, so it is with great sadness that we send you this email.  Due to recent, rapidly unfolding developments, Media Insiders will be closing its doors on April 16th, 2017.  We hope that you have enjoyed your time with us and that we have made a positive impact on your life.

We are going to miss reading the thank you e-mails and positive reviews.  Those kind words about us, and the happy notes about how you bought gifts for your loved ones using the points you earned with us, truly made our day!

Notes About Data Collection
After our shutdown date, we will no longer be accepting any new data from our members. Week 15 rewards will be the final rewards distributed, and will be processed by April 20th. Please click here for directions on how to uninstall MI Mobile from your device(s).

Notes About Redemptions
Please note that you have 1 month to redeem your points from the Perks system after the shutdown date.  After that time, all points will be removed and all points accounts will be closed.  It is important that you redeem your points before the closing of your account.  We want you to enjoy your rewards and have good memories of our time together.

We have enjoyed these past few years with all of you and we wish it could continue, but sadly all good things must come to an end.  Thank you so very much for being a part of our journey. Best wishes to you.

Your Friends at Media Insiders

Digit’s New Fee Schedule

Email from Digit:

Hey Lazy Money Guy,

Today we have a couple of big announcements to make.

As Digit becomes a more important part of our customers’ financial lives, we’ve decided to make a conscious decision about how we want to make money: We work for you, and you pay us. It should be that straightforward. Too many financial services complicate things by making money doing things not in the best interest of their customers. Charging for Digit will allow us to support our service while making sure we always do what’s right for the customer.

A monthly subscription will cost $2.99. For all existing users, Digit will remain free for the next 100 days.

We are also significantly increasing the Digit Savings Bonus. All customers will now earn a 1% Savings Bonus (up from 0.20%). With the recent introduction of Goalmojis, customers are saving more than ever, and we want to make sure you’re earning real rewards for saving with Digit.

Thank you for being an early user, believer and fan. You have helped sparked the savings revolution. We promise to continue building products that make your financial life easier and better.

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Fliiby

Click Here to Get Started!

Fliiby is a program that acts like Imgur but pays you.  You can post all sorts of pictures on it, from funny to artistic.  You start earning money from views of your pictures you upload.  They have a monetization program you have to apply for and be approved prior to earning anything for your uploaded pictures and files.

You can cash out at $25USD on PayPal, Skirll, and Payoneer, or have minimum $250 wired to you.

I try to follow as many people as possible and like or comment on their pictures.  There are some amazing photographers who use this site.  I have also seen that many who I follow will tend to follow me and like or comment on my pictures I have uploaded.

Fliiby has a lot of suggestions to maximize monetization, including the way you title the picture, describe it, tag it, and filter it.  I get emails from them occasionally with cool info on how to make my account more valuable and my pictures viewed more.

Click Here to Get Started!

SweatCoin

SweatCoin is a step tracking app.  You earn SweatCoins which can be used to redeem for fitness gear, electronics, or other cool rewards.  The rewards change daily.

1000 steps equal 1 SweatCoin.

They have a battery saver mode but it comes at the cost of not tracking as many steps.  I don’t use battery saver mode because I have a portable backup battery I use if my iPhone battery gets too low.

This app also has membership tiers.  The more steps you have per day, the higher required membership to convert those steps to SweatCoins.

Another fun thing through this app is In-Voting offers.  Other users can post items they want to sell through the app.  You can post your own items or services for others to purchase using SweatCoins.  When you post an item or service, other users vote on including it in the Available Offers section of the app.  Once it gets there, they can purchase it and you earn the SweatCoins!

Click Here to Start Earning! 

Available in the US, UK, and they are working on adding other countries.

SurveySavvy’s Project Gold

SurveySavvy has a program that runs in the background of your computer, your tablet, and your phone (Android and/or iPhone) and rewards you $5/month per device (up to $15/month or $180/year) called Project Gold.  Additionally, it is not limited to one account per household.  I have my account, my wife has hers, and we bring in a total of $30/month when connected to each laptop, tablet, and smart phone.

You will also get invites to different surveys, many of them pay $1-5, while others pay upwards of $50 when you meet pre-qualification standards.

You can cash out at a minimum of $1 at a time.  They mail a check for the amount you cash out.

By running their program on your devices, it helps them to narrow down which surveys you qualify for and saves you the time of going through prequalifying questions and rejections.

Click Here to Sign Up!

Freenters

Freenters is a program that pays students when they print to paper. Essentially, for every five pages of a document printed, an ad page is printed. It does not share any pages with your printed materials, so don’t worry about an ad showing up halfway through a page you need for work or school or something else.

To Get Set Up:

Sign up and download the Freenters driver onto your computer.

 

Select the driver to print to and earn $0.40 every ad-page printed.

 

Once you hit $10.00, cash out your rewards to your Paypal account.

Here’s my payout after only a week:

The program is currently only available to students with a .edu email address but that may be changing soon.

Click Here to Get Set Up! Use code LAZYMONEY to extra perks!

Fronto is now in the UK and Australia!

Hi Lazy Money Guy,

Another exciting news! From today, Fronto starts to support the United Kingdom and Australia! As promised, we will keep adding other countries as well.

The 1,250P referral system will be the same for a while so please please invite your British and Australian friends to Fronto. As you know, you can bring them and earn unlimited referral points. Just don’t forget to make sure they enter your promo code correctly.
 
It is not a secret anymore that some influencers earn a lot of money every day. I checked the corporate Paypal dashboard, and I confirmed that one influencer whose initial is J.W. cashed out $160 today.

Without many users, Fronto business won’t survive. Let’s grow together and make some $$$!

Thank you!

Best,
Team Fronto

Fronto Is Now In Canada!

An email from Fronto:

Hi Lazy Money Guy,

As of now, Fronto is officially available in Canada! Moving forward, we will launch Fronto in the other countries pretty soon. UK and many other countries are in the list.

As you know, Fronto team is a very small team of four, so we are not perfect at all. We always make some bugs, and sometimes we might not be very responsive to solve the issues. However, we are doing our best to make Fronto better.

Without your support, Fronto won’t be able to be launched in the other countries at all. I really appreciate your support and patience.

If you have any friends in Canada. Please spread the word to your friends and get 1,250P per every invited user.

Thank you!

Best,
Team Fronto

Achievemint

Achievemint is a program that pays you for being active.  Per their own website:

Welcome to our new points system:

  • We pay you $10 for every 10,000 points you earn.
  • Earn up to up to 80 points a day for the daily amount of tracked activity (biking, walking, running, swimming and other forms of exercise) you do.
  • Earn up to 6 points per day for the social activities you do, like posting healthy activities on your favorite social media sites or logging your meals.
  • Staying healthy is an ongoing process and we wanted Achievemint to reflect that. That’s why there’s no limit to the amount of rewards that you can earn.
  • If you’ve been a member for a while, you might notice that you earn points more slowly. This allows us to let you earn unlimited rewards and stay motivated to keep doing healthy activities as part of your daily lifestyle. So, we think that’s a good thing.
  • In addition, we’re adding new programs that offer extra opportunities for members to earn cash or rewards on top of your baseline Achievemint points. Stay tuned for more information about contributing to clinical studies through our new Achievemint Studies product!
  • Points expire one year from the date they are earned.
  • Once you reach 10,000 points, you’ll be eligible to redeem your reward. You can usually expect to get paid within 4 weeks, often sooner.

Link certain fitness and social media apps, like Twitter, Facebook, MapMyFitness, Fitbit, etc.  The program will track it and reward points from it.

Click Here to Get Paid to Be Active!

Carrot Wellness

Carrot Wellness is an app that earns you points for steps you take.  The steps are tracked with FitBit and Google Fit.  Link your Fitbit device as it is a little more accurate in steps tracked.  You can then exchange the points you earn for gift cards, entries into giveaways, and contests as well.

You earn 1 point for every 1 step you take.

Click Here to Start and get 1000 bonus points!

You can also get local businesses to partner with the app and offer rewards to use at their locations and have Carrot send info to your employer to have them use Carrot as a way to incentivize employees to be more active ($250 bonus to you if they sign up)!

MileUp Sweepstakes Announcement!

From MileUps website:

Sweepstakes Announcement

Your miles keep rolling in, and we’ve heard your feedback of wanting bigger and better prizes for your hard work in helping our mission to make driving safer.  So, we upped the ante.

Starting March 2nd, the points you earn will be eligible to enter into weekly and monthly sweepstakes – starting with just 100 points. We’re talking cars, vacations, electronics, cash and gift cards galore. Don’t worry, you can still use your old points balance to redeem for gift cards. Thank you for using MileUp!

S’more

S’more awards 10 points per day ($0.10/day value) when you unlock your phone with it.  You can cash out any amount at any time towards an Amazon gift card.  I use it on a spare phone since it awards without having to use it more than once or twice per day.

They also give extra opportunities to earn points through surveys.  These surveys are provided through Peanut Labs.

Click Here to Get Started! Use the code 28GMAW to get an extra 25 points added to your first redemption!

WHAFF Locker

WHAFF Lockscreen rewards you for unlocking your phone.  It will have ads in the lockscreen and you swipe to unlock.  It is that simple.  I use it alongside my other lockscreen apps to add to the overall earnings I make when I unlock my phone.  Install it, log in with the same login as your regular WHAFF account (you can have both apps on your phone simultaneously), and start earning.

Click Here to Sign Up!  Use code DV86936 to get an extra reward for signing up!

Nielsen Mobile

Nielsen Mobile runs in the background of your phone. It awards points per month that can be used to get gift cards or other prizes.  Points per month vary, and they offer different rewards at different values of points.  They may periodically send surveys for extra points, too.  You apply to get approved for an account with them in order to earn points through them.

www.Nielsenmobilerewards.com

Agua Points

Agua Points (iOS only for now) is a more altruistic money earner as their end game is to help build water wells.  Their own earnings are used towards the water well building campaign.

How it works:

Download the app, set up your account, lock your screen, and then it starts earning points.  The longer your iPhone (Android app coming soon) is locked, the more points you earn.  They do not award points 24 hours per day, but for the normal daytime hours you would normally be using it, as you are basically giving up your use of it to earn points and support their cause.

When you earn enough points, you can buy gift cards to any store they have listed (1200 points = $10 Amazon gift card, for example).

Click Here to Get Started!

QoinPro

Qoinpro is more for fun and one of the most passive earning platforms. I have made a few bucks per month worth of different cryptocurrency over the past years with it. It automatically starts accruing bitcoin bits (and other cryptocurrencies) daily without having to do anything.  It also gets a lot better when you get more people signed up.  Each referral level increases your daily reward rate.  But even without referrals increasing your daily reward, it still adds up and requires no work after it is all set up.

Click Here to Start Earning!

AppOptix

AppOptix is an app that runs in the background of your phone and pays out in Amazon gift cards every time you reach 300 points.  300 points equals $10.  You earn up to $50/year with it.

It is limited to one device per account.  No limit to number of accounts per household.  I use it and my wife uses it on her phone so we bring in $100/year with it.  Once you’re account is approved, download the app and get started.

Click Here to Apply!

Shift Savings (formerly Milo Savings)

Email from the CEO, Craig Sweeney:

 

Hi Lazy Money Guy,

I wanted to personally reach out to fill you in on some exciting news. Today we’re announcing that we are changing our name from Milo to Shift!

Shift is a name that is representative of our mission to helping people. Helping people shift their mindsets and look at a new way to save for the important things and people in their lives. Helping people save money by shifting habits of spending to habits of saving and building momentum toward a healthier financial future. Shifting to saving.

Shift Savings

We’re thankful that you’ve been a part of our journey so far and are looking forward to helping you shift to a brighter future in the days, months and years to come.

Best,

Craig Sweeney
CEO & Cofounder

SurveyCow

SurveyCow is a lock screen app that asks one question every time you unlock your phone.  It will award points per successful question answered.

They pay in “Beef” points.  Points vary depending on the questions asked.

It is one of the easier lockscreen apps for me and I have been making about 1000 Beef points per week.

10,000 Beef points = $10.00

Use code 6370124589 for an extra 250 Beef Points when signing up!

Click here to download the app!

If you receive the same question multiple times, it means it hasn’t registered the answer in their system, and suggest you check your network connection.  I usually go into the app and see if it is connected to my account.  The issue isn’t common and they are working on a resolution to it.

Maven Public Profiles

Email from Maven as of January 20, 2017:

Announcing Public Profiles!
Many of our members have requested a page where all of their boards can be viewed in one place by visitors. You spoke; we listened! The new public profile page gives you a page on Maven with a “vanity” URL containing your Maven user name, links to your blog, retail site and social media pages along with all the public boards you create. It’s a great way to send shoppers to your boards and promote your blog, retail site, and social accounts!
Your Profile will now be available for other users to find you! 

  • Your public boards will be listed below your profile allowing others to find more of your selections.
  • Blog or retail sites you have identified will be listed and linked for others to find out more about your blog or store.
  • Connected social accounts are listed with follower counts and direct links so Mavens can find you on social.
  • Edit your information at any time to keep your followers up to date.
  • Shareable profile URL to help promote you and your brand as needed.
  • Update your imagery. Many times profile images imported from Facebook are grainy. You can upload a new image of your choosing!

Powr of You

Powr of You is a website and app for Android and iOS that passively tracks your data through linking to Facebook, Twitter, Chrome, FitBit, and other programs.  They have reached a point in their growth where they will now start paying out users for linking these programs.  The more programs you link, the higher your payout can be.

It has a dashboard where you can see your own trends and analytics as well.  This is fun to see and learn about yourself.  It can track earnings, amount of data you’re sharing, as well as patterns in your Facebook posts and Tweets.

Click Here to Sign Up!

No word yet on any sign up bonuses or incentives, but as more users sign on, the more they can offer to current and future users.  So keep an eye out!

Panel App

The Panel App is super easy, install it, and let it run in the background. It pays points per day and you can get gift cards for those points.

 

I usually get the $25 Amazon gift cards through it (15,000 points).  That is the highest payout for the least amount of points.

You can use the points from the Points Panel or the Bonus Panel to enter in giveaways and sweepstakes.

They do offer surveys occasionally that give you additional points.  They are short surveys of 2-5 questions sometimes.

You also get extra points from referring friends, too.

Click Here to Get Started!

MooCash

MooCash is a lockscreen app that has you download apps or other tasks from the lockscreen.

Some apps only need to be installed and opened once (keep the apps running for at least 5 minutes to finalize the tasks), others require keeping them on the phone for at least 3 days to be paid out in full.  It is one of the faster earning apps I have as a lockscreen (I have it installed on a different phone than my main phone).  I made $10 my first few days using it since I went for every task the lockscreen gave me.  They claim you can earn up to $5 per day.

They allow having it on at least two devices per account.  If you don’t earn coins from downloading and playing the apps for the minimum 5 minutes, they will alternatively award you with diamonds you can use to play games on Moojoy for additional coins.

There are additional methods to earn coins.  You can now open the MooCash app and select apps to download and run for coins in addition to downloading apps from their lockscreen.

Click here to sign up! and use code USRUVRMT for bonus coins!

Maven Social Media Earnings Program

Maven recently started a new feature to earn more.  You can now link your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram).  The more reach you have, the more potential earnings you get.

Here is the email I received (personal information and details have been removed) from Maven’s VP of Marketing and Account Management, Jessica Duncan:

Hi Lazy Money Guy,

Maven has launched a new feature that will allow us to bring you new opportunities to earn money. From time to time, retailers in our network will offer money to members like you if you share products you like from the retailer with your friends and followers. These “sharing events” will happen on an ongoing basis and will be another way to earn at Maven.

The first sharing event could come later this week with ASOS, a fast-fashion, women’s and men’s apparel retailer. We will be offering our members $5-$100 to create a board using products from ASOS and sharing that board on any social network pages you have.

Your earnings will usually be based on how many people follow you in social media.

If you are interested in participating in these sharing events, we will need to obtain the number of followers you have on each of 4 social networks: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. To make collecting that information easy for you, there are 2 steps as noted in the below images:

1.    Access your profile on MavenX.com. You will see a section labeled “Your Social Accounts” with buttons for each of the 4 networks.

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2.    Click each network where you have an account.  This will “link” your social account to Maven. Once that’s done, the profile page will automatically obtain the number of friends and followers you have in each network.

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We expect several more of these sharing events. Please update your profile and keep an eye out for my invitation to participate. And, if you don’t receive an invitation for the ASOS sharing event, don’t worry. We’ll keep you on the list and bring new sharing events to you from other retailers when we have them available.

Of note, the ‘success’ of these campaigns come from successful purchases in your network. The retailers look for ‘reach’ but also conversion. With that said, personal outreach may help you gain those much needed purchases that can result in MORE of these type of opportunities for you! 

Thanks!

Jessica Duncan

VP, Marketing and Account Management

Qmee

Qmee is a program you install on your browser (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and when you do regular searches on Google, Amazon, or Ebay, it rewards you. It will pull up links to products and stores related to your searches, and when you click on those results, you get paid.

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You need to have a PayPal account to get paid. I have made over $10 just from regular searches in one month. You can cash out at any amount at any time.

They also offer survey opportunities and coupon codes for purchases of items related to your searches.  The earnings potential continues to grow with them!

Click Here to Sign Up!

Click here to join!

Cross Media Panel

Cross Media Panel is run by Google and basically it tracks your search history… which they basically already do. So why not get paid for it? When you first sign up you will receive a First Week Install Incentive which is based on how many devices you attach it to. The number of devices attached also affects the rest of the weekly Incentives, up to $3/week. Cash out minimum is at $25.

$1 for having it on your phone each week.

$1 for having it on your computer each week.

$1 for having it on your tablet each week.

They have a wide range of gift cards and other benefits with the option to donate to charity.  Payout is almost immediate, usually within 24 hours.

https://www.crossmediapanel.com/

Paribus Acquired by Capital One

According to TechCrunch, Paribus was acquired and will be part of their campaign to have price tracking through the use of Capital One’s U.S. Card division (specifically their credit card price protection service).  The Paribus program will still be fully operational while working with Capital One’s efforts to expand their programs and services using Paribus’ technology and algorithms.

I will be posting more updates as I get them directly from Paribus.  They have been busy with the transition to being a part of Capital One, but once the dust settles, I am sure there will be plenty more information.

 

WeFitter

WeFitter is an international app that rewards for fitness activities!  Points can be earned through steps, biking, going to the gym, swimming, yoga, and other activities.  These points can be used to get Runtastic Premium, discounts to some international stores, and gift cards.  More rewards are added, so keep checking in to see what they have available.

The app also has challenges you can join, whether with friends or other users to reach certain steps or activity levels to earn extra points.  This is a fun way to see your activities help a group effort to reach goals you might not have been able to or motivated enough to do on your own.

Sign Up Here to Get Rewarded for Being Active! And use code tlah6277661 for extra bonuses!

Frequent Flyer

Frequent Flyer is an app from the same people that made the Panel App.  If you have an account on the Panel App, they won’t let you set one up on the Frequent Flyer app, so make a new account with a different email address if you want both.

It is very similar in that you are rewarded points for allowing it to track location and other data, fill out periodic surveys, and run in the background.  The difference is what the rewards are.  This app focuses on travel rewards, literally Frequent Flyer miles through airlines (Alaskan Airlines, Southwest Airlines, etc.).  You can also redeem for gift cards to the airlines or to Hotels.com, Marriott, Hilton, and even AirBnB!

They also offer sweepstakes for chances to win the above listed rewards as prizes!

Sign Up Here to Get Travel Points!

Peeptrade

When you sign up for PeepTrade*, apply to be a Guru. You have to link the brokerage account you use to their site so that your subscribers can see how you trade and follow what you do. I have RobinHood, Loyal3, Capital One Investing, and others linked.  

Contact me with your email address to send you an invite to join.

*This is for Investors/Traders who have an active brokerage account.

Update 10/27/2016 from Peeptrade regarding its subscription fees:

Free is Always Better

Peeptrade has officially removed all fees from its platform!

Now you can see how other successful investors manage their own money and receive notifications every time they trade for FREE! 

What are you waiting for? There are over a dozen investors on the platform beating the S&P by over 10%! Start following them now!

 

Lockscreen Apps

Here is my current set up to get the most out of the lock screen apps that I use:

On my main phone (currently Google’s Pixel XL) I have:

SurveyCow 

Fronto

WHAFF 

Slidejoy 

Adme 

It can get a little tiresome sometimes using all of them on one phone, but the points and rewards add up fast so I don’t complain much.  You can change the settings in some of them to maximize ads that pop up or minimize, but that also affects how much your earnings are on those apps.  I have all these lockscreen apps on the main phone because it gets the most usage out of the apps.

On a separate phone (Galaxy S6 Edge) I have:

MooCash 

S’more 

They are not rewarded based on how much they are used, so I only use them once or twice a day to get the max rewards per day.

SmartPhoneMate

SmartPhoneMate runs in the background of your phone and pays $3-5 in Amazon gift cards per month.  They “require” that you check in with it twice a day. I try to check in twice a day, but many times I forget, but haven’t had any problems so far in getting the gift cards each month.  Their customer service/support are helpful if you have any dispute about not getting your gift cards each month.

Click Here to Get Started!

ControlMySMS

ControlMySMS sends random texts periodically and pays you for each text it sends.  It can pay up to $12/month by letting it do its thing.  I don’t have to do anything at all once it is installed and set up.  It may require a data/texting plan on your phone (SMSogram is a good way to circumvent that if you don’t want to use your own phone plan) in order to receive the texts from them to earn money per text.

Click Here to Download the Android App!

This is available worldwide!

ChargerPay

ChargerPay runs when you are charging your phone/tablet and not using it.  It plays ads during that time and starts accruing points.  Every 100,000 points pays $5 in gift cards (I always prefer Amazon gift cards).  

I have reached 10,000 points/day usually (running it on two phones and a tablet).  I have gotten paid over $15/month since using it. I use an app with it to keep the screen on all the time as well as diminish the screen brightness to use less power, called Screen On.  Without it, usually the screen will time out after 30 minutes and the points stop accruing until I turn the screen back on.

Click Here to Download the App!

Gomez Peer Zone

GomezPeer runs on your computer in the background. Your account will show as pending until you have earned their minimum payout amount (I think it’s $5?) within a month.  After that, they pay out whatever amount you have earned for the month.  I am making about $0.20 per day by doing nothing except letting it run.

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Click Here to Get Started!

NADAmobile (UPDATES!!)

UPDATES:

  1. Referrals are now paid 1000 points to join using the link below! (That’s $1.00)
  2. New Chrome Extension available to earn points on other sites besides nadamobile.com:
    • NadaMovieTrailers shows you some really interesting trailers. It is my favorite, even though it sometimes pays inconsistent points.
    • Fameapp.io is a secretly Nada owned news site with some cool material. Watch the videos for some extra Nada points!

Nada Mobile is great, because it pays higher than some other sites for watching videos and ads. If you watch one video, you get 4 points, and 1000 points equal $1.00. Just leave the tab open in your browser as it looks for an ad and check it occasionally if it has a new one available. It is very easy to earn cash on NADA mobile.

Click here to join!

eBesucher

eBesucher sends emails or other minimal effort things to do and pays you for it.  I have made a few bucks each month from just receiving and reading the emails they send.  Hardly takes more than 30 seconds per email.  They have a few other services to create a revenue, too.  If you use Firefox Browser, you can get their program which does autosurfing websites and awards points for it.  I let that run throughout the day.

It is available worldwide.  Minimum cash out is $2 USD.

Click Here to Get Started!

Datacoup

Using Datacoup, you link your social media accounts, debit and credit card accounts, and other accounts, to basically sell your data to potential advertising companies and marketing companies.  I get $1.50/week with them by linking as many accounts to it as possible.  

Click Here to Sell Your Data!

FreeEats

FreeEats is so easy to make a little extra money from. Basically you sign up, register your phone number to receive periodic texts from them. Each text you receive is worth at least $0.25!!! And they pay even more when you complete tasks like downloading an app or checking out a website. But if you don’t want to do any of that, you still get paid for the text you received. They give an extra $1 for signing up. All payments are made immediately to your PayPal account, so if you don’t have one, get one!

Go here to signup!

BrowseU

BrowserU is a program that helps pay off student loans through different tasks and then contributions made from advertisers for browsing on the website.  So far I am getting $1,500 paid off of my student loans from this site and could potentially get $2,000 from doing this.  Like a scholarship that will go directly to your student loans once your spot comes up.  

I was at spot #641 when I started and now I am in spot #614.  The more people sign up and use it, as well as their browsing site (it would replace Google search on Chrome), the sooner you get paid out.  Those in line get paid out from the use of searches and other tools from the site.

http://browseu.com/user/register?referralid=634

Cross Media Panel replacing Screenwise Trends Panel

Per the email sent out from Google:

Hello Lazy Money Guy,

This is to inform you about the upcoming transition from Screenwise Trends Panel to the new Cross Media Panel. This transition should be seamless and any accrued rewards balance will be carried forward automatically. We hope to provide you with a simpler and richer overall experience within Cross Media Panel that ensures your continued satisfaction for participating in this online panel.

 

Transition Timeline

You do not have to take any steps in order to support this transition. You will be notified by email within the next few weeks once the transition has taken place, along with additional details on how to access your account on the new panel website. Once you have received the transition email, you will be able to sign-in with your existing Screenwise Trends Panel account credentials to access your information, including your rewards balance. Shortly after the transition, the old Screenwise Trends Panel site will be shut down.

 

Intuitive Membership Portal

The new Cross Media Panel panelist portal will allow you to quickly access all relevant information such as membership status and rewards balance from a single screen. The panelist portal will also be optimized to be viewable through your mobile device!

 

More Redemption Options and Less Waiting

We will also offer an expanded set of merchants from which you can choose to redeem your rewards. The simple to use redemption interface (shown below) will enable ordering of e-Gift cards within hours rather than weeks.

 

 

Over the next few weeks, expect to hear more from us as we complete the transition from Screenwise Trends Panel to Cross Media Panel. Thank you for helping improve the products we build by participating in this program.

 

– Cross Media Panel Team

I will post updates as they come about this transition and what it means.

Unoceros

Unoceros was awesome when it first came out.  It paid for using phone resources for different needs of their clients.  But an exploit was found, the program shut down, and they hid in the shadows, rebuilding, restructuring, and preparing to come out into the light for a more powerful program.  I spoke with the creator of it who said they are focusing on a few things prior to the official release of their upgraded app, and are looking at new formats of incentives for lending phone resources through it to their clients.  Something is in the works, and I am excited.