Earn cash for shit you would buy anyway! Why not?
I’m afraid I’m one of the few who lost easy money when I arrived late for the “Cashback” party.
And yes, I really hope you are also desperately behind the times, because I want to be the one to show you the light.
So this blog post is actually a continuation of my previous one: shameless homeowner insurance renewal fraud that should be avoided – did you catch a glimpse of it?
Either way, for the sake of today’s session, it doesn’t matter if you did or not, but that’s the reason Because i how I ended up here today.
In short, the message was a cautionary tale about the dangers of blindly accepting renovations of homeowners ’insurance policies without making purchases beforehand, because the offer on the table is usually rubbish, and that’s why many of us pull up our pants and end up paying for them by the nose.
My [obvious] The advice to avoid overpaying insurance is to get quotes for services like QuoteSearcher (with which I have a wonderful track record and still recommend) before agreeing on renewal terms with your current provider, but a lot of people – too many people, actually – too the use of Cashback websites was suggested.
My typical insurance ranges from £ 100 to £ 180 for my properties, but by going through TopCashback you will get any refund of up to £ 90.
Comment no. 6, Bev Wallace
There were several comments that shared similar experiences, which in my mind seemed blunt and biting attacks on my ignorance. I had no idea that money back offers and services were so popular for insurance products. I felt inadequate. I felt emasculated. I felt like a damn fool. I had to investigate. What else could you earn in cash (other than insurance)?
The most popular Cashback websites in the UK.
I signed up for the two most popular Cashback websites in the UK, which were heavily promoted in the comments section by other owners:
Keep in mind that I do my best to keep each vendor’s information accurate and up to date, but you should read the T&C on the agents website to get the most up-to-date information.
I am not a religious man, but to quote John [9:25], “One thing I know. I was blind, but now I see it!”
There is a whole new world to me, sorry!
Which Cashback Service Is Best? It’s hard to say, because they often have different rates for the same retailer and don’t all have the same deals, so it’s probably worth signing up for.
I know, I know, I know !! Many of you have been advertising for years donkey, using these websites and killing them, and you are probably pointing and laughing at my recent discovery, as if I just realized that avocado is a good source of nutrients!
That said, I’ve been a fan of cashback for years, for example, of Cashback credit cards. However, I had no idea to what extent large money back websites have become, above all, a legitimate means to save money on a wide range of useful products and services.
Insurance is just one menu item and I would go so far as to say that if you do a good amount of shopping online, you would like not to use Cashback websites. The best deals seem to come in the form of daily services for which you would not necessarily expect to find discounts, such as RAC breakdown subscriptions and telephone contracts. But there are so many things available to earn in cash, from electronic devices to dating websites.
Ultimately, making cash for shit that you would buy anyway seems obvious.
How Cashback Websites Work
- Sign up for a refund service (e.g. TopCashback, Quidco) [it’s free & easy]
- If you want to buy something from the M&S website (for example), click on the M&S website from the money back website, then buy / pay as you normally would on the M&S website. The key is to click on the retailer’s website from the refund website (while you’re signed in to your account) so that the refund can be tracked in your account.
- Within 48 hours, you should receive confirmation that your refund has been tracked.
- The refund will be shown as “pending” until the retailer confirms your purchase.
- Once confirmed, the refund will be paid to your account.
- You can claim your cash back as a gift card or cash directly at your bank.
- Sweet as a nut.
Anyway, I just wanted to share the same thing that others shared with me, just in case you’ve also been living under a rock and getting lost 11% return on lingerie from ASDA’s George collection (a current offer in which it would be foolish to sleep!).
We’re done here!
Thanks as always and a special thank you to those who left a comment on my insurance blog post and launched the return websites on my radar.
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