Google Opinion Rewards – Paid for your Opinion

Google Opinion Rewards - Answer Questions and Get Paid In this month's edition of the series, Earn More Money in 2020, we will discuss Google Opinion Rewards. This lesser known app rewards you for your opinion or answers to questions based on recent behavior or travels. What is it?Where Can I Get It?Setting UpRedeeming RewardsReceipt…

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Home Assistant: Updating w/ Custom Components

A few months ago, I wrote a tutorial on modifying Home Assistant to allow for customizing Ecobee hold modes. Today, I'll explain how to upgrade HASS once you have this (or any other customization) in place. It's a little more complicated than just a straight upgrade as described in their documentation. For the original tutorial…

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Restaurant.com: Save on Your Next Meal

Dine out with Restaurant.com and Save! More and more people are starting to venture back out to their favorite restaurants again, or are trying new ones. People want to support small businesses, but may be struggling themselves. Restaurant.com can help with that. This month's post for my Earn More Money in 2020 series will explain:…

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Miles App: Earn Discounts on the Go

Earn Miles for Discounts For July's Extra Money in 2020 post, I've decided to shift gears a bit and stray from the usual shopping related apps. Miles App is unique in that it rewards for very little effort on your part. In this post I'll cover the ways you can earn with the Miles App…

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Six Months of Cash Back Apps

Are Cash Back Apps Worth It? At the start of 2020 I decided to start a spreadsheet to track my progress with each of the receipt based apps I currently use. I wanted to see what six months of cash back apps yielded me. Was the 5-10 minutes per week I put into snapping pictures…

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Suave Body Wash – Three for $2.19

Suave Body Wash Deals on Cash Back Apps This past weekend I noticed that Suave Body Wash had a Special Product offer associated with it on the Fetch Rewards App. I use that brand from time to time and am down to one bottle of Body Wash at the moment. The reward was 750 points…

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Rakuten: Get Money Back!

Sign up with Rakuten and Earn a $10 Bonus if you sign up NOW! You're going to spend money somewhere, right? Somehow, anyway - why not make money back from those purchases? This is why I decided on Rakuten as part 5 of my 12 Ways to Make Extra Money in 2020 series. Edited 6/29/20…

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Ecobee: Customizing Hold Modes in Home Assistant

For more than a few years, I've been using Home Assistant to run our home automations and smart home devices. I've always loved pretty much everything about it. However, one of the few things I disliked was their integration of Ecobee thermostats - of which we have two. My main issue with the HA /…

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Get Money Back on Gas with Checkout 51

In addition to Getting Money Back with Checkout 51 on your grocery purchases, did you know you can get money back on Gas purchases too? This is a newer service available, still in Beta. Despite the newness and restrictions, I thought it would be a wonderful and unique addition to my 12 Ways to Make…

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