2.28.2011

$5 a Day Challenge: February 2011 Results



Here are the $5 a Day Challenge results for February:

EARNINGS: $466.92 (34 hours total or ~$13.74/hr) - photo editing takes a long time!
American Consumer Opinion - $0
*NEW* CheckPoints - $1 (Amazon) This is an iPhone or Android app, they are partnered with Swagbucks. Get points for checking in or scanning products and you earn $1 in Amazon credit just for downloading/registering enter code - michmurphy)
Focusline surveys - $1
HarrisPoll -$.38 (Amazon)*
HCD Surveys: $2.70 (requested a check)
Inbox Dollars - $.88 ($22.98 balance, $30 needed to cash out)
Ipsos i-say - $4.25 (Amazon)*
Mindfield  - $0 (Paypal)
Mypoints - ~$25.87 (3984 points) Any time I make a purchase online, I try to go through Mypoints first, and it really paid off this month!
MySurvey - $4.41 (Amazon)*
Nielsen Mobile Survey Panel - $14.05 (Amazon)
Opinion Outpost - $27.30 (Amazon)
Palm Research - $0 (Paypal)
Pinecone Research - $3 (Paypal)
Synovate - $2.60 (check)*
Sponsored Tweets - $0 (check)
SurveySavvy - $1 (check)
Surveyhead - $0 (Amazon)
Swagbucks - $10 (Amazon)
Toluna - $0 (check)*
Valued Opinions  - $0 (Amazon)
YouData - $.50 (Paypal)
*NEW*Youth Confident Panel - $10 (Amazon) (You can sign up directly, please enter my information under Referrer: Michelle Murphy, mmclean13@gmail.com)
*NEW*Zoombucks - $.80 (Amazon)* (Like Swagbucks, earn points for searching online)
Other survey panels -$13
Blog/Affiliate income - $14.30
Mystery Shopping - $0
Selling a book through Amazon - $5.58
Photography - $342 (This is a big source of work at home income for me! If you have a skill I highly recommend considering making it a business)


*Please note that I converted points for some sites into dollar value in order to easily calculate my hourly earnings. Some sites have cash out minimums above what I earned, so my account balance will roll into next month..


TOTAL SAVINGS: $492.65!
Groceries - $52.69
Rite Aid -? (forgot to keep my receipt!)
Rebate checks -$0
Ebates - $1.66
Eating Out -$0
Groupon - $0
Mamapedia - $53 (two deals, used credit earned to pay $3 for $56 worth of merchandise)
DealPulp - $43 (two deals, used credit earned to pay $1 for $44 worth of merchandise)
Eversave - $79 (two deals, used credit earned and coupon codes to pay $28 for $107 worth of merchandise) Get a free $2 credit for signing up!
Plum District - $10 (earned a free $10 gift card to California Pizza Kitchen for referring friends)
NoMoreRack - $0
RueLaLa - $0
Modnique - $14.55 (coupon code and credit) Get a free $5 credit for signing up!
Shutterfly - $7.50 (50 free prints deal)
Alice.com - $7 (coupons offered on the site)
Soap.com - $12.50 (coupon code) Save 15% off your first order with code: CheapCreat<
Other Retail - $151.75 (lots of coupon codes online! I always look for a coupon at retailmenot.com before ordering online)
Savings from cloth diapering - $60 (estimate) I'm not sure why I haven't been tracking this before!


Free product and giveaway wins: $57


HOW MUCH I SAVED/MADE MY FAMILY THIS MONTH: $1016.57!
YTD: $1438.43




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