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Old 03-07-2017, 10:42 AM
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I just recently started taking advantage of sites like Ebates and Raise.com and I was wondering if anyone else has been doing this?

For example, we buy our dogs' food from Petsmart.

I use the ebates app to go to raise.com. I found a giftcard on raise for petsmart that was selling for 15% off face value and through ebates I got an additional 1% cash back. We are starting to use this method to buy giftcards for our groceries, for the restaurants we frequent, etc. If you can save on average an additional 5-10% on stuff you will buy anyway, why not?
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Old 03-07-2017, 11:22 AM
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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I order online all the time, and use eBates. But I order my cat food from Chewy.com, and they don't have it in their list of stores. I've asked them to add them, but it hasn't happened yet.
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Old 03-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Location: Bay Area California
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I've been using ebates for about 6 months now. Haven't made a lot - but more than I would have otherwise!

Some of our local stores that we shop at like Petsmart are listed. I think I may start using ebates to order online and pickup in the store. I do that with my shopping at Target.
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Old 03-10-2017, 05:09 PM
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At Mr. Rebates a few years ago I clicked on a cashback link as usual and suddenly a message popped up telling me I had won an iPad. I was totally shocked and a tad skeptical, but sure enough the website owner sent me a congratulations email which asked if I wanted the iPad or $500. I took the $500.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:52 PM
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I've used the referral link on eBates to link to our different emails while ordering from places such as Lowes. I just split the orders in pieces. Also buy the $15/$50 coupons on eBay for Lowes and when re-doing our home we spent very little on our purchases. Worked well. IIRC each referral got $25 for free and the referee got $125 extra. So each order we saved 4 x $25 plus 4 x $15 = $160 plus the $125 referee fee so total of $285 for just using 5 different accounts on stuff we were going to buy anyway.

Believe it or not I even had an eBates account for our dog and when eBates sent us a check with "her" name on it I deposited it and it cleared. Couldn't believe it.
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Old 03-14-2017, 08:20 AM
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not the best deals but better than none, (though easier to find better elsewhere online)

go to company ADP webpage, sign up for lifecare/lifemart, it's under benefits or something
LifeMart Discounts - LifeCare

pretty much what groupon was before groupon came out

govx for gov workers, good deals on event tickets, 50% off sports tickets sometimes
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Old 03-15-2017, 05:23 PM
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I've made over 3k from ebates in 3 years. About $500 was referrals. I love it. I try to get others signed up but a lot of people are so leery of everything.
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Old 03-15-2017, 10:13 PM
Location: Niceville, FL
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I'm a frequent flyer miles and hotel points collector, and will either use the loyalty program's own shopping portal to get some bonus points or use MyPoints because I can get United miles from them.
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