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20+ Apps/Websites That Give A $5+ Sign-Up Bonus – No CC Required

20+ Apps/Websites That Give A $5+ Sign-Up Bonus – No CC Required
Jason Wuerch Jan 9, 2018
Want to Earn Some Extra Money?

Sign-up bonuses are some of the best ways to earn some free cash.

We’ve compiled a list of 20+ sites that give you bonuses of $5 or more just for signing-up.

None of them require a credit card and are 100% free to join.

Want to skip the reviews and get right to it?

Here’s a short list of our favorites:

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With that said, let’s get started.

1. Swagbucks

Swagbucks is one of the most popular short task sites on the web.

Earn cash for tasks that you most likely already complete on a daily basis.

This includes watching videos, playing games, referring friends, shopping online and more.

Swagbucks is currently offering a $5 bonus to any new user, and you need only $10 to cash out.

I typically find that you can earn an easy $5 by completing a 30-minute survey.

My favorite part about Swagbucks is their watching videos activity.

Simply click the play button and videos will play continuously – without the need to hit a next button.

This means you’re essentially earning a passive income by watching videos since you only have to click a button once.

Earn even more with the Swagbucks referral program. For each friend that you refer, you get 10% of all of their earnings for life.

Read our full Swagbucks Review

2. Ibotta

  • Registration Bonus: $10 after you scan your first receipt
  • Join Ibotta

Ibotta is a receipt scanning app that pays you to take pictures of your receipts.

Earn cash back on groceries, electronics, alcohol, meals at restaurants, online purchases and more.

Expect to earn anywhere between $.25 and $5 in cash back per offer – break this $5 threshold by claiming more than one offer per receipt.

The best part?

You get a $10 sign-up bonus as a new user when you join and complete your first offer.

Ibotta recently came out with a new cash back feature that pays you when you shop through one of their partner apps.

For example, shop through the Groupon app and earn 10% of your total purchase price in your Ibotta account.

You need a minimum of $20 to cash out, but since they have a lot of products listed you shouldn’t have any trouble cashing out for your first time.

Rewards are given in either gift cards or PayPal credit.

Read our full Ibotta Review

3. FusionCash

FusionCash is a rewards site that pays you to complete multiple tasks such as downloading apps, completing offers and surveys or just watching videos.

You get a $5 sign-up bonus and it’s not difficult to earn quite a bit of money when you first register since the offers will be so abundant.

You also get anywhere from $1 – $5 for every referral depending on how well they do.

Read our full FusionCash Review

4. TopCashBack

TopCashBack is an online shopping portal that partners with thousands of online retailers.

Each time you click on one of their affiliate links to a retailer of your choosing, they earn a commission and return the majority of this amount to you.

Once you hit a minimum of $20 in your account, you’re able to withdraw it to your PayPal account.

I prefer TopCashBack over most portals because their rates are usually the highest and you can earn a 2.5% cash out bonus if you redeem for an Amazon Gift Card instead.

As a new user, you’re automatically given a $10 bonus.

5. Ebates

Ebates is another portal that while not as good as the other 2 mentioned above, sometimes they have special promotions that put them at the top.

When you sign-up, you can choose between either a $10 Walmart gift card or a $10 sign-up bonus that goes into your Ebates account.

You’ll need a minimum of $20 to cash out, and checks can take anywhere from 30-60 days to arrive in the mail.

PayPal is usually the best and quickest option.

Read our full Ebates Review

6. WealthSimple

WealthSimple is one of the most popular robo-advisor programs.

Know nothing about investing but want to get started?

That’s where WealthSimple has you covered.

Based on your financial profile, WealthSimple will pick out the best financial portfolio to help you start investing in your future.

The investments they make are based on long-term, steady growth, expecting you to earn anywhere between 3% – 10% on your money.

Keep in mind that all investments are researched by top financial experts in the industry.

This is a much better way to invest instead of doing it on your own.

The best part?

Get a $50 bonus when you deposit your first $500.

After you receive the bonus, feel free to withdraw all of the cash you have into your bank account.

Read our full WealthSimple Review

7. MyPoints

MyPoints is another short task site like Swagbucks.

Earn cash when you watch movies, take surveys, shop online and more.

When you earn your first $20 with MyPoints within the first month, they give you a $10 bonus.

You need a minimum of $20 to cash out, but I find that with this site I can usually reach this amount quite quickly.

Earn even more with their referral program.

For each friend that you refer, you get 10% of all of their earnings for life.

This is definitely one of the better rewards sites out there next to Swagbucks.

Read our full MyPoints Review

8. Acorns

Acorns is another robo-advisor app like WealthSimple.

Answer questions based on your current financial status, and Acorns helps you make investments based on your answers.

Again, these investments are selected from top financial experts within the investment industry – this is much safer if you don’t have any background knowledge of investing.

Get a $5 bonus as a new user.

The great thing about Acorns is their ‘spare change’ feature.

When you link your credit card, all purchases are automatically rounded-up to the nearest dollar.

The difference gets invested toward your future, cents at a time.

This way you can gradually build up your savings (and investments) without having to keep track of it.

Read our full Acorns Review

9. Raise

Raise works slightly differently by giving you a $5 bonus after your first purchase, but they’re such a great resource that we couldn’t pass it up.

They sell discounted gift cards and offer some of the best rates around compared to other gift card websites.

For example, I can sometimes get Red Robin gift cards for nearly 20% off.

That means for every $100 I spend there I’m only paying $80.

Definitely a must for thrifty shoppers.

10. BeFrugal

Like TopCashBack, BeFrugal is another shopping portal that also gives you great rates when you use their affiliate links for online shopping.

They earn a commission, and then give away the majority of it to you.

Their rates change frequently so it’s important to check back and see when they’re doing specials.

You need $20 to cash out and your cash back is credited after just 10 days.

Get a $10 bonus automatically when you sign-up as a new user.

11. InboxDollars

If you like completing surveys online, watching videos, or participating in a few offers for some extra cash, InboxDollars is just for you.

Get $5 when you sign-up with a minimum of $30 to cash out for either a gift card or cash payment.

They do have a cash back portal, but I highly recommend using the other ones on this list as they usually have better rates.

I highly recommend reading our Complete InboxDollars Guide to figure out the best way to earn money with

The big difference between InboxDollars and other short task sites is that they actually pay you for reading emails.

Earn a few extra cents with just a couple of clicks.

12. PointClub

PointClub is an online survey site that pays you for your opinion.

You’ll earn a cool $5 bonus after you register for the site and complete your profile.

A standout feature you’ll love about PointClub is their Member GuideBook, located in the lower lefthand corner of the site.

The guidebook will show you everything you need to know to get the most out of PointClub including tips for answering questions, instructions on taking quizzes, polls, and more.

This is a great company to put toward your survey taking efforts.

They have a long-standing reputation of being one of the best survey sites online.

13. Cardpool

Cardpool is also a gift card seller website and has competitive prices with Raise. You can get $5 off your first purchase when you sign-up for them. If you’re looking for a specific gift card, you’re more than likely going to find it on one of these 2 sites for some of the best prices around.

14. Delivery.com

Delivery.com is a food delivery service that partners with local restaurants in your area and delivers food from them directly to your door. The only problem is that they might not be located in your area if you don’t live in a big city. The $7 sign-up bonus might be just enough to cover a meal, but take into account that you may have shipping costs along with a type. Still not a bad deal for free money.

15. Amazon Shopping App

Love shopping on Amazon? When you download their shopping app for the first time you get $5 in Amazon credit. Take note that this bonus will only appear if you’re using the mobile app and when you get to the final checkout screen. For every friend you refer you also get another $5.

16. AppMan

AppMan is one of my favorite rewards apps around. You get $5 just for installing it, and you get paid to download apps and try them out. It doesn’t cost you anything to download apps, and the only requirement is that you install them and open them at least once. We recently did an article about apps that pay you to download other apps with a FAQ.

17. ExtraBux

  • Sign-Up Bonus: $5
  • Type: Cash Back Portal

ExtraBux gives you $5 when you sign-up, and you need a minimum of $20 before you can make your first cash out. For each referral you make, you get 5% of all of their earnings for life. While their rates aren’t the best compared to competing portals, sometimes they do have some great rates depending on the retailers.

18. Jet.com

Jet.com was originally created to compete with Amazon. After much comparison between the two, it actually turns out that Jet on average has cheaper prices. Furthermore, the more you buy the bigger your discount gets.

The reason why we listed them on here is because their sign-up bonuses change quite frequently. Right now they’re offering 15% off of your first purchase, but in the past they’ve offered anywhere from $10 – $15 in free credit when you first register.

They have some of the best prices around, and be sure to check out the Jet Shopping Portal.

19. NetSpend

NetSpend is a prepaid debit card account and was recently featured in our article regarding 5 accounts that pay 5% interest or more. Registration works just like a bank account, and everyone who applies is approved. When you deposit a minimum of $40 via an ACH transfer from you’re bank, you’re given a $20 sign-up bonus. Every friend you refer that deposits $40 also gives you another $20. The one thing you should be aware of is that you need to use your debit card once every 90 days or you will be charged a small inactivity fee unless you have $0 in your account. This is a soft pull.

20. Opinion Inn

  • Sign-Up Bonus: $10
  • Type: Survey Site

Opinion Inn is the place to get paid to share your opinion. This online platform works with research facilities and companies to find high quality survey takers to respond to a variety of topics like consumer products, medical conditions, and more. Projects pay $.50 to $500, often for less than 30 minutes of your time, according to the company.

You earn via PayPal cash, gift cards, and more.

Opinion Inn pays a $10 sign-up bonus.

Final Thoughts

We’re going to keep adding to this list, so feel free to check back. We’d also love to hear if you happen to know of a website or app that offers a registration bonus of $5 or more. Questions or comments? Leave them down below. Thanks for reading!

Jason Wuerch

My name is Jason Wuerch and I'm currently located in Madrid, Spain running a personal finance blog called Frugal For Less. My goal is to help everyone and anyone willing to make and save money through easy and simple ways that don't require much effort. Just because you're frugal doesn't mean you have to give up life's luxuries.

Comments (13)

For Zenbanx, you cannot link a prepaid debit card. They will block those. You need to link your checking account. If you don’t you cannot transact as money can’t be pushed by banks to a third party debit card.

( joined ) ( @ Muhammad Ukasyah Fathan ) =Which for the review can direct withdrawals via paypal?

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