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Ebates.com is celebrating back-to-school season with one more week of double cash-back offers.
The cash-back portal is offering twice as much cash back as usual at select retailers through Monday, Aug. 8.
This week the participating retailers include:
- Amazon — Offering up to 7 percent cash back
- AVG (antivirus software) — Up to 30 percent
- eBags — 12 percent
- JCPenney — 6 percent (Also check out “6 Ways to Save More at JCPenney.”)
- Kohl’s — 6 percent (Also check out “10 Expert Tips for Saving More at Kohl’s.”)
- L.L. Bean — 4 percent
- Macy’s — 6 percent
- New Balance — 10 percent
- Nike — 6 percent
- Ralph Lauren — 5 percent
- Samsung — 10 percent
You’ll also earn cash back — during this back-to-school promotion and in the future — on purchases from any of more than 2,000 retailers that partner with Ebates.
I earned $11.27 last month alone — or as I like to see it, Ebates paid me $11.27 to go shopping last month.
That’s free money with no strings attached, mind you. Ebates receives a commission from retailers for referring shoppers to those retailers, and Ebates then shares that commission with shoppers.
So if you haven’t already, sign up for an account — which is also free.
Once you’re signed up, all you have to do to earn cash back is:
- Every time you buy something online, start by visiting Ebates’ website and signing in.
- In the search bar at the top of Ebates’ site, enter the name of the retailer where you want to shop.
- Click on Ebates’ orange “Shop Now” button for that retailer. This will redirect you to the retailer’s website, where you can then shop as usual — while earning cash back on most anything you buy there.
You will receive your cash back four times per year, as long as you’ve accumulated at least $5.01 in cash back. Ebates will either mail you a check or make a deposit to your PayPal account on the following dates:
- Feb. 15
- May 15
- Aug. 15
- Nov. 15
For more ways to save this season, check out:
- “15 Ways to Cut the Cost of Back-to-School Shopping“
- “Slash Back-to-School Spending on Sales Tax Holidays“
What’s your favorite way to save on back-to-school shopping? Let us know below or on our Facebook page.
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