Sign up for Mypoints and Swagbucks to earn points for reading emails, taking surveys, doing web searches and shopping online. Then, cash in your points for gift cards that you can give as gifts or use to do your Christmas shopping.
Cereal prizes aren’t just for kids. Get in the habit of checking product packaging for offers, and you may just turn up some great ones. Tip: The Kellogg’s Family Rewards program allows you to redeem product codes for prizes
Rebates are great any day, but they’re especially nice when you’re looking to boost a small Christmas budget. Be on the lookout for free-after-rebate items that you can use to create gift baskets.
Get in the habit of checking the sales ads in the Friday newspaper each week for $10-off-$10 coupons. JC Penney and Sears are two stores that commonly run this type of promotion.
Enjoy sharing your opinion? Then, you’ve got to give surveys a try. You can earn magazine subscriptions, best-selling books and movies, gift cards, electronics and lots of other great stuff that your friends and family would love to receive.
National Consumer Panel
We all have to grocery shop, so we may as well be paid for it. Sign up for National Consumer Panel; scan the barcode of each item that you buy (with the provided scanner), and you’ll be rewarded with points that you can redeem in their gift catalog.onsectetur adipisi cing elit, sed do eius mod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.
Black Friday Gift Cards
Lots of stores offer free gift cards to the first [insert number] of customers through the door.One store where I’ve always been able to get the free gift card: Sears.
Sweepstakes and Instant Wins
Enjoy entering sweepstakes and instant win game? Then, seek out games with prizes that you’d like to give as gifts.
Companies give things away all the time. Keep your ear to the ground, and be ready to pounce anytime something gift-worthy comes up for grabs.