As inflation creeps higher, your dollar may no longer stretch as far. That is why Select has collected some cash back apps that can help maximize the use of your cash.
Ibotta is a free app and browser extension that enables you to earn cash back when shopping groceries, travel, online retailers and more. Simply download the app, connect your credit or debit card and then scan receipts to look for available offers. When you reach $20 in rewards you can redeem them either into PayPal/bank accounts or exchange for gift cards.
Rakuten Cash Back App can help you save on everyday items and dining out, with thousands of participating restaurants, stores and hotels that automatically work. Signing up gets you a $10 welcome bonus plus every time someone joins through you they earn $10 back – the more friends you refer, the faster your savings add up!
Cash back credit cards offer an easy and cost-effective way to save on everyday purchases, offering increased rates in specific categories such as groceries or gas; others allow you to select your own rewards category and earn the same cash back across them all; American Express’ Blue Cash Everyday(r) Card gives 3 percent cash back on U.S. supermarket and gas station purchases, 2 percent on travel, dining, home improvement/furnishing and drugstore purchases plus 1 percent overall (up to $6,000 annually combined supermarket and gas purchases before decreasing to 1%); additionally you can select which rewards category you wish to focus extra earnings each quarter – perfect if budgeting or setting budget restrictions is an issue.