Comparing the Programs Mentioned in the Tribune

August 11, 2013 · 1 comment

Here is a summary of the programs mentioned in the Tribune and how they compare:

Ebates FatWallet MrRebates Upromise
Founded 1998 Founded 2002 Founded 2002 Founded 2001
1,600+ stores 1,000+ stores 2,500+ stores 950+ stores
$5 signup bonus No signup bonus $7.50 signup bonus No signup bonus
Check, PayPal Check, PayPal Check, PayPal Deposit to Section 529 plan, repayment of student loans, deposit to Sallie Mae HYSA, check
$5.01 minimum for payment PayPal: $0 min., Check:  $10 $10 minimum for payment $10 minimum for payment
Quarterly paymt, 6 weeks after end of quarter Weekly paymt Paymt on 1st of month following paymt request The month following paymt request
Two daily double cashback stores, weekly cashback increases on around 10 stores, sometimes larger scale promos.  Offers cashback for some Amazon departments. One daily double cashback store, occasionally other cashback promotions.  Hugely active deal forum.  Offers cashback for some Amazon departments. One weekly double cashback store, frequent promos with hundreds of participating stores, several daily prize giveaways per year (no purchase required) One daily double cashback store, occasional promotions, most stores at 5% cashback, extra 5% for paying with the Upromise credit card
Join Ebates Join FatWallet Join MrRebates Join Upromise
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susan newbury August 11, 2013 at 6:25 pm

I love the way you did the summary of the rewards sites….. Everyone should use these sites and get the money they just throw away when they don’t use a rewards site!


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