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Ibotta Review: Save and Earn Money With This App!

January 28, 2017
Ibotta can help you earn money and save money. Check out this Ibotta Review and get a free $10.00 bonus for trying it.
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It’s time for a thorough Ibotta review!

Why?

Well, you all want to know how to save more money and Ibotta will definitely help you save more money!

I think it’s safe to say that many of us want to save money on everyday items like groceries and household goods so we can spend our money on things that’s more important to us.

There’s no need in spending more than necessary on something as silly as bread and milk. So, imagine my delight when I discovered a phone app that will help me save on stuff like bread, milk, and eggs without clipping a coupon?

Plus, they were giving me money to try out the app and for a limited time so can you! Just sign up using this link, and they will give you an extra $10.00 just for trying the app!

 

Get $10 When You Sign Up With Ibotta Using This Link.

 

 

Ibotta can help you earn money and save money. Check out this Ibotta Review and get a free $10.00 bonus for trying it.

My Ibotta Review

What is Ibotta?

Ibotta is a free app that you install on your phone. The app allows you to earn cash back on items you purchase at the grocery store (both store brand and generic!)

What that means is that you can search for a store, select the rebate you want to redeem, verify the purchase, and get cash back.

Simple is that.

 

coupon for bananas on Ibotta

 

What type of rebates is available on Ibotta?

On the Ibotta app, you will find mostly the same type of rebates for each store. There are rebates for produce, alcohol, beauty items, household cleaners, candles, magazines, and there are some restaurants as well.

Some of the generic items include bread, milk, eggs, cheese, various produce items, pasta, and frozen items. It doesn’t matter what brand you get, you can get the rebate and the amounts vary.

For instance, if you wanted to buy an onion that was on sale that week for 99 cents and there’s a rebate for 25 cents off onions, you can use the rebate!

Some of the brand name items I’ve seen on there include Huggies, Dove, Purex, St. Ives, Smirnoff, Caress, Fiber One, and Hormel.

 

save 40 percent on groupon with ibotta

 

Are there other ways to earn?

Actually, you can do more than save money with the Ibotta App, you can earn money too!

First, you can earn money from your team. Let’s say you have five Facebook friends who join the Ibotta app.

When your team redeems $10.00 worth of rebates and you redeem $5.00, you can earn a bonus.

The bonus amounts vary each month, but it’s an easy way to earn, that’s for sure.

Also, if you refer any friends using your app link, you can earn a $5.00 referral for them as well. Then they will be on your team to help you get your bonuses!

 

How much can you save or earn each month?

There is no set limit on how much you can each month. Some months I may only save and earn $10.00. And other months I’ve earned $20 to $30.

Once you reach $20, you can have the money automatically transferred to your Paypal account or you can redeem it for a gift card for places like Amazon, Target, or Starbucks

 

What stores can I use the Ibotta App?

Some of the stores that are listed on the Ibotta App include:

  • Publix
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Food Lion
  • Safeway
  • Old Navy
  • Albertson’s
  • Dollar General
  • Walgreens
  • Best Buy
  • Hotels.com
  • Ebay
  • Ingles
  • Bi-Lo
  • Sam’s Club
  • And more!

 

ibotta cash back ibotta review

How to Get Started With Ibotta

To get started saving and earning money with this free money-saving app, you’ll only need a few minutes of time.

Here’s how you can get started:

  1. Download the Ibotta App to your phone.
  2. Select the store and unlock rebates. Do this before you head to the store.
  3. Go shopping and carefully review the rebates to make sure you’re purchasing the right thing.
  4. Make your purchases and scan them into the app.
  5. Take a picture of your receipt and wait for your cash back to be applied to your account.

It’s as simple as that. Unlock, shop, verify, snap a pic and get money.

 

Wrapping Thangs Up

I love using the Ibotta app because I can save without clipping coupons. And even if you do clip coupons, you can still use Ibotta to save even more or possibly get things for FREE.

It’s quick, easy, and simple to use so Ibotta definitely gets a thumbs up from me.

Don’t forget, sign up using this link and get a bonus $10.00 when you redeem your first rebate. Get paid to save!

What’s better than that?

That pretty much wraps this Ibotta review up!  Are you interested in saving and earning using the Ibotta app?

Latoya Scott
CFEI/Social Entrepreneur
Latoya Scott is a Certified Financial Education Instructor and personal finance writer with a mission to help millennials learn how to stop living paycheck to paycheck so they can become financially carefree.

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  • Eva January 28, 2017 at 10:27 am

    This is so neat! I am awful at clipping coupons and remembering to bring them to the store, so this is a really great option for people like me who want to save, but are not dedicated to actual “couponing.”
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    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:39 am

      That’s true, Eva!

  • Stacie January 28, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    I tried Ibotta but I kept forgetting to scan the items and doing all the steps. I love saving money but it was kind of a hassle for me.
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    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:38 am

      Hi, Stacie, it’s not for everyone. I at least recommend trying it long enough to get that free cash and only using it if it helps you really save.

  • Kenya January 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    I actually tried ibotta a while back. I can’t remember why I stopped using it though. Maybe I should look back into it.
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    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:37 am

      Yeah, I usually look at it once a week to see if there is anything I can use.

  • Lindsay @ Notorious D.E.B.T. January 28, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    I love Ibotta. The key for me though is to use it AFTER I’ve already gone shopping, otherwise I fall into the coupon trap of buying things I don’t need just to save a few cents, and then it turns out to be more expensive.

    Sure, I don’t get as much back in rebates as I could, but at the end of the day I have more money in my bank account, and that’s what matters. 🙂

    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:37 am

      That’s a great strategy, Lindsay!

  • Mimi Green January 29, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    I’ve gone digital with my shopping and discounts. This is perfect for me, I will try it out.
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    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:36 am

      Awesome, Mimi! Hope it helps!

  • Chante Burkett January 29, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    I always forget to use digital discounts. But since this is the year of saving I might have to check this out

    • Latoya Scott January 30, 2017 at 12:35 am

      Hope it helps you save a few extra coins, Chante!

  • Thirty30Courtney January 29, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    I’ve never heard about this app but it sounds interesting! Anything that can help me save coins is a friend of mine. Apps are really getting clever.

  • Kasi January 30, 2017 at 5:56 am

    This seems like a pretty cool concept! I love getting cash back on purchases, I’ll have to check this out!
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  • Rashida January 30, 2017 at 10:02 am

    I have this app already, but I’m still trying to learn exactly how it works. It does always seem to offer rebates for staple foods, which is nice.

  • Tiffany H. January 30, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    I signed up for the app and get the email but never actually used the service, this post reminds me that I should look back and start using it.

  • Shaunna February 4, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    My friends have been trying to hip me to the game of app discounts. This one may have me sold. Thanks for sharing!

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