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Do you want to know how to make $100 fast online without a lot of work? Of course you do, who doesn't?!
Luckily for you I've done the work and compiled a current list of the best free money offers from companies literally giving it away!
You're probably wondering why companies would give away money for free and the answer is really simple: they want your business!
Acquiring new customers is one of the hardest things for companies to do especially when they're new and most people haven't heard of them yet.
This is where giving away money comes in as what better way to gain new customers than to attract them with free money?!
The following companies are currently (as of September, 2018) offering various promotions that allow you to quickly make money (mostly) online by doing simple things like open a new account or test drive a car.
While some offers will take longer than others to complete, almost all of them should only take a few minutes and most can be completed online in your spare time.
If you complete every offer listed below you should easily be able to make $100 or more pretty quickly and mostly online (with the obvious exception of test driving a car, I haven't figured out how to do that one online yet.)
While I haven't necessarilly tried every offer listed, they should all work at the time I wrote this.
I'll try my best to note all instructions you need to follow to get paid for each offer but I can't make any guareentees so you should always make sure to read any fine print before signing up for any offers listed here (or anywhere else, really.)
If you find any errors or want to let me know about a company currently giving away money you can let me know here.
Simple is currently offering $20 when you sign up for a free checking account through an invite link and then buy something with your associated Visa debit card.
There's no minimum purchase amount noted on their website so I assume you can just purchase something for $1 and still get the $20 bonus thereby getting a free $19 or so (minus tax, of course).
I just signed up a little while ago and I'm currently waiting on my debit card to arrive so I can use it to get my bonus.
I'll update this once I use it to note how long it took for my $20 bonus to appear in my account since that isn't listed on their site either.
This offer is only open to U.S. citizens over the age of 18 living in the U.S. and who meet some other general bank related qualifications (most U.S. adults do).
Also, their checking accounts are completely free-free so no need to worry about maintenance charges or minimum balance requirements.
If you want to read more about Simple and their checking account offering head over to my complete Simple bank review.
So if you take advantage of this deal you're already about 20% of the way towards the goal of making 100 dollars fast online.
Hyundai is currently offering a free $50 gift card for test driving a new car. Yes, that's right, all you have to do is test drive a new car and they'll give you a free $50 in the form of a Visa prepaid card, an Amazon.com gift card, or a Target gift card (your choice).
To get your free gift card, all you have to do is sign up, print out the coupon they give you, then go to the dealership they list, present the coupon and (maybe) test drive a car.
I say maybe because when I got mine the other day, I didn't even need to test drive a car as I was upfront with the salesman and told him I was only there for the free $50.
He was really nice about it and just entered my information in his system and that was it.
While this offer obviously can't be completed online it was still fairly quick to complete as the whole thing (drive there and back included) took about 30 minutes which means I made the equivalent of around $100/hour and also made half of the goal of making $100 fast and easy (which this definetly was!)
I chose to receive a digital Visa prepaid card due to the fact that you don't have to wait for shipping and there's no fee unlike the physical card with has a $3 fee associated with it making it only worth $47.
I recevied the free card in my email later that same day so it's a really quick and easy process.
I'm not positive but I think this deal will only last until early September but from what I read I think they've offered a similiar deal earlier in the year so if you miss this one another one may be around the corner but why chance it?
Swagbucks is great when your looking for ways to make a quick $100 online since they normally offer a lot of good money making offers.
Most of the offers involve signing up for a service for a certain amount of money and then getting even more Swagbucks later on.
Swagbucks for those that don't know is a website/app that pays you to do various stuff like watch videos, take surveys, and sign up for offers.
If you want to read more about it you can check out my complete Swagbucks guide.
These are some of the best money making offers currently available from Swagbucks:
You can sign up for Gillete's razor delivery service and get 4000 Swagbucks which is the equivalent of $40. You get a $3 coupon for your first order which means you can make about $32.50 depending on your state's sales tax.
Make a $15 donation to the Sierra Club and get 3600 Swagbucks ($36) though the details say you have to wait 60 days for the Swagbucks to credit which means you might have to make two donations of $15 (one a month) thereby reducing your profit.
Basically, if one donation works then you can make $21 but if two donations are required then you can only make $6.
You can sign up for Blue Apron and get both $50 off your first two boxes as well as 3500 Swagbucks ($35) thereby potentially making about $12.
There are different subscription options with different costs so your mileage may vary but it should be about $12 profit if you get the cheapest 2 person meal.
If you sign up for any offers from Swagbucks, make sure to disable any adblockers or other extensions that may interfere with their tracking. This is very important because if they can't track your purchase they can't credit you.
Ibotta offers a free $10 when you sign up and redeem your first qualifying rebate. The amount of money you can make obviously depends on what rebate you choose and what you buy but you should easily be able to at least make a few dollars towards your goal of $100.
The rebates that qualify don't include certain categories like generic rebates that say for instance "$0.25 off any bread" or similar terms. Make sure to check their app and website for complete terms.
If you want to learn more about Ibotta, you can check out my complete Ibotta review that goes into much more detail.
Capital One is offering a free $25 when you open a free savings, money market, or checking account with a minimum deposit of $250.
The checking account also requires three debit card purchases within 45 days in order to get the bonus so you're better off signing up for the savings or money market account.
All you have to do is sign up and then make sure to deposit at least $250 into your account (and make 3 debit card purchases within 45 days if signing up for the checking account).
While it's more hoops to jump through compared to Simple due to the minimum deposit (and possible debit card purchases), it's still free money so if you have an extra $250 laying around you probably want to consider signing up.
Rize is an online brokerage account that will give you $5 when you open a new account.
Basically, Rize acts like an automated savings account (though it's technically a brokerage account) moving money from your linked bank account at a chosen interval.
The money in your Rize account currently earns an APY of 1.65% and there's no minmum or maximum balance requirements.
Your money is still insured but because it's a brokerage account it's through the SIPC instead of the FDIC.
Rize also apparently offers an investment option where I assume your money isn't insured so be sure to read all the fine print and make sure you know what you're investing in and all associated risks.
Also, none of this information is meant to be investment advice and shouldn't be relied upon.
A cool thing about Rize is the fact that they don't have any set cost as they leave it up to you to decide how much you would like to donate each month.
I really like this model as it allows one to not only try out their service and see if they like it but also to pay what they can afford or feel is fair.
Want to pay nothing per month? You can! Think it's the greatest app ever invented and want to pay $100 a month? You can do that too though I'd question your judgement.
Basically, if you want another free $5 towards your goal of making $100 online go sign up and link your bank account. You should see your bonus within a few days.
Robinhood is an online brokerage that will actually give you a share of stock for signing up. The specific stock is randomly selected from among the most popular stocks and can range in value from $2.50 to $200 per share.
This means Robinhood is a great answer to the question of how to make $100 fast online since just by signing up you could potentialy make $200!
This is potentially one of the best deals in this list as the sign up process is quick and easy which means you literally could make $100 in mere minutes (you'll probably receive a stock worth significantly less than $100 but the potential is there).
To qualify to get the free share of stock you have to open a new account via a referal link and meet some requirements such as being a U.S. citizen over 18 along with some other mandated requirements.
You also must have a smartphone (iPhone or Android) to download their app since this brokerage only operates via their app (no trading via a website).
The big draw for Robinhood is that they don't charge any fees for trading stocks. This is obviously a big plus as those fees can eat into your returns if you tend to trade a lot.
Even if you don't like the idea of not having a traditional website to trade through you can still give Robinhood a try and get a free share of stock for doing so, not a bad deal at all!
So now you know how to quickly make $100 online even without a job. As you've seen, there are plenty of companies that are all too happy to pay you to try their product or service so why not accept their offers?
If you take advantage of all the deals listed here you should be able to easily earn at least $100 with very little work.
While I've done my best to try to list all of the worthwhile deals I could find, I'm sure others are out there so I'll be updating this list as I find them.
If you know of some I haven't listed or found an error somewhere please let me know. Thanks for reading and I hope you found my list useful!