The 5 Best Apps to Make You Money

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Do you need some help earning money? There’s an app — or several apps — for that.

That’s right. If you know which apps to download, you can make some extra cash snapping pictures, shopping for groceries, running errands or completing small tasks.

Here are five mobile apps that can make you some green:

BookScouter.com

This app helps you make money off books you no longer want or need. Simply scan your book’s barcode, and BookScouter.com will allow you to compare the book’s buyback price from more than 20 companies.

You can then select the company with the best offer. BookScouter.com is available for iOS and Android.

Ibotta

With Ibotta, you can make money while shopping, or get cash back at restaurants and movies. Simply sign up for an account, complete your shopping, and take photos of your receipts. Submit the receipts, and you’ll receive rebates on your purchases.

Ibotta has partnered with more than 300 stores, including Walmart, Kroger, Target, Walgreens and Publix. Ibotta is available for iOS and Android.

Foap

Do you have a good eye for photography? With Foap, you can earn money be snapping photos and selling them. “You can charge as much as you like per photo, which means that your money-making opportunities through Foap are virtually limitless,” says Lifehack. The app is available for iOS and Android.

Field Agent

This app allows users to search for task-related jobs. For example, some jobs involve snapping photos of store items, checking in-store prices or taking surveys. Tasks typically pay between $3 and $12, according to the app website. The app is available for iOS and Android.

HealthyWage

This app pays you to get healthy while tapping into users’ competitive streaks. You can participate in weight loss challenges and win prize money. HealthyWage is available for iOS and Android.

Do you have a favorite app that lets you earn money? Share your thoughts below or on Facebook.

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