Here's how you can earn cash back every time you shop online

Sep 17 2019, 7:38 am

Shopping online comes with a bunch of immediate benefits: it saves you time that otherwise would have been spent in lineups, and items are delivered right to your door (sometimes even for free).

Convenience aside, we’re always on the lookout for the next big deal. If there are BOGO offers, flight deals, 30% off at Hudson’s Bay, or discounts on grocery shopping, you can count us in.

After all, it feels good to save money on your purchases and take advantage of special offers, no matter how big or small. Plus, it’s something that most of us truly enjoy.

Now, what if we told you there was a way you could actually earn cash back for doing your fall shopping online? (Yes, you read that right.) Stay with us, the entire process is a lot easier than you think. Here’s why.

Start by making a free account

Earning money while you shop for fall essentials is as easy as it sounds — and there aren’t any gimmicks involved. All you have to do is create a free account on Rakuten.ca (formerly Ebates.ca) and start shopping at one of their 750 stores, which include Hudson’s Bay, Walmart, Amazon, Canadian Tire, Chapters Indigo, Sephora, and more.

How it works

Every time you shop via Rakuten.ca, you’ll be rewarded and earn cash back. All you have to do is click through to one of the partner retail sites and then complete your purchase on that site. You don’t have to worry about tracking your purchases — Rakuten.ca does that for you, and gives you a percentage of everything you buy back in cash.

Members are sent cash back from Rakuten.ca every three months in the form of a cheque or PayPal payment. When you sign up at Rakuten.ca, you’ll receive a $5 bonus in cash back after your first purchase of $25 or more — just like that.

Start spending (and earning!)

As a member at Rakuten.ca, you also have access to great deals and coupons from your favourite retailers. This means you can start earning cash back whenever, whether you’re upgrading your fall wardrobe or buying gear for the ski season.

Categories such as baby, luxury, outdoor, home, and electronics are all available. So if you’re planning on getting a new laptop or buying furniture for your new place, now’s a perfect time.

For more information and to start earning cash back when you shop online, visit Rakuten.ca now.