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Best Money Making Apps According to Reddit

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Hands down, Reddit is one of my favorite places to research ways to make money, particularly the beer money subreddit.  It’s an active subreddit that seems to almost always recommend some decent side hustles and members always give out great, honest advice.  That’s what I strive to be.   I want to inform you with honest advice, all while NOT pushing a garbage product that only makes me rich.  I don’t want to be like other websites.

So, in today’s guide, I skimmed Reddit over the past year and highlighted the best money making apps, according to Reddit.  Some of these apps are available to U.S. residents, but you can find global options as well.  I will be sure to let you know in the description.

Let’s begin.

Best Money Making Apps, According to Reddit

NOTE:  I’m only going to talk about companies that have an app.  There are many other options but these sites don’t have an app, unfortunately.


I recommend Swagbucks quite a bit and it’s for a good reason.  I wouldn’t say you’re going to get rich, but no matter where you live, I feel you can earn a few dollars a day. For example, last year, I earned more than $1,100 simply by completing offers.  Swagbucks is a powerhouse in this industry, which means they have a lot of connections other sites simply don’t have.  This means a lot more earning opportunities.  Cashing out only starts at $1 and you can get started immediately by following the link below.


As long as you can qualify for the surveys found on this app, you can earn some of the highest survey rewards on the market.  I like that most of the surveys are straight forward and not as lengthy like the many survey apps out there.  Simply join, fill out your profile (they pay you to do so) and then take any of the surveys on your dashboard.  It’s very straight forward and easy to use.  The company is 100% legit, having paid out more than $10,000,000 to their members.


If you don’t mind sharing your internet connection with data analysts, this is something to consider.  It takes less than a few minutes to set up and you can earn up to $1 for every 10 GB you share.  In my research, you can earn about $2~ per day, on average, but this can greatly vary depending on your use.  This app requires no effort on your part.  Simply install it, run it and share your connection.  Do so at your own risk, however.


With over 1,000,000 downloads and a solid 4.5/5 rating, Freecash offers a variety of ways to earn, from games to surveys.  The company notes you can earn up to $100 per day, however, that would require a lot of work.  The company does note that the average user earns $17.53 per day and the average first-time user can cash out within 42 minutes.  Freecash is open to users worldwide.


AttaPoll is one of the simplest survey sites on the list.  Just open the app, browse the surveys and take any that seem interesting.  You won’t qualify for all of them, but this can be said about any survey app.  If you go on Reddit right now, you will find that this app, at the moment, is one of the highest rated and most recommended.  You only need $3 to cash out to your PayPal account and payments are sent almost instantly.

Cash Alarm

Cash Alarm has more than 10,000,000 downloads with a nice 4.4/5 rating.  It’s one of the many apps that pay you to play games.  For every minute you play, you get rewarded with coins, in which you can cash out for rewards, which include PayPal and Amazon, to name a few.


CashKarma is a rewards app that pays you to complete surveys and offers, almost all of which come from third-party offerwalls.  You won’t make a ton, but it’s highly recommended on Reddit, mainly because it’s open worldwide and the simplicity.  You only need $10 to cash out and you can choose from a wide variety of rewards.


Cointiply offers more than 20+ ways to earn Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  This includes playing games, chatting with people and even taking part in giveaways.  The app has more than 500,000+ downloads on the Google Play Store with a solid 4.3/5 rating.  The app is very easy to use and you should be able to earn a few dollars a day with no problem.  However, only consider this option if you’re interested in cryptocurrency as a reward.


PaidViewpoint is unique in that they offer quick surveys that everyone qualifies for.  The more questions you answer, the more you can earn.  They have been around since 2011 and have more than 100,000 downloads.  Don’t expect to make much with the app, but I like their principles in that everyone is approved and you don’t have to worry about those silly disqualifications.

Poll Pay

Poll Pay reminds me a lot like AttaPoll, and it’s just as popular with more than 10,000,000+ downloads.  It’s simple to use and only focuses on surveys, many of which can pay upwards of $0.50 to $3+.  Just take a survey of interest, and if you qualify, you will get the cash added to your balance.  You won’t always qualify for every survey you take, so you will want to keep this in mind.  Payouts start at $5.


appKarma is one of the bigger apps on the list here with more than 5+ million downloads.  You can play popular games and play scratch cards, all while earning rewards in doing so.  It’s mainly a get paid to play games app, but don’t expect to earn all that much.  Once you hit at least $3 in rewards, you can cash out for either name branded gift cards or PayPal.


Clickworker works a lot like Amazon Mechanical Turk if you’re familiar with that platform.  It’s filled with simple jobs, most of which are straight forward, and pay anywhere from a few cents to more than $1.  Just depends on the length and requester.  Clickworker works best on the desktop, at least in my eyes, but the mobile app is an okay alternative.  Again, it’s a nice option for global users, according to Reddit.  As they build it, you may find more jobs pop up.


With the GG2U platform, you can earn coins playing games, taking surveys and completing a variety of offers from advertisers.  You can then cash out via PayPal or Bitcoin once you reach at least $7 in rewards. They mainly are known for watching videos on your phone and seem to be popular with global users.  You need to be at least 13 years or older.


Lootup has a pinch more than 100,000 downloads and is one of the faster growing apps on the list here.  They pay you in cash, gift cards or cryptocurrency whenever you watch videos, play games, take surveys or even shop online.  It’s very user-friendly, easy to navigate and the points seem to add up more than average in my testing.  I wouldn’t say it’s my favorite, but it’s definitely not the worst I have reviewed.


TimeBucks has more than 500,000 downloads and offers a variety of ways to earn, from taking surveys to completing offers.  Mainly, they work with third-party offerwalls, but they seem to partner with quite a few, which means a lot of work you can do.  Once you hit at least $10, Timebucks will automatically send out your cash to your preferred payment method on file.


Quicrypto will reward you in crypto whenever you play from a selection of bitcoin games.  Aside from games, you can also earn by completing offers, answering survey questions and watching videos.  It’s not your complicated bitcoin mining-like app.  Rather, it’s collect points as you play and then cash out when you’re hit the minimum threshold.


ySense offers a variety of ways to earn, mainly surveys and offers.  This app isn’t as highly rated as most (has a 3/5 rating), but I did see a lot of people recommend it, particularly on the global beer money subreddit.  It’s operated by Prodege, the same company that runs Swagbucks and MyPoints, so it definitely is legit if you were to sign up.  Most complaints revolve around survey disqualifications and the lack of customer service.

Final Thoughts

There you have it.

These are most of the apps recommended by people on both the beermoney and beermoneyglobal subreddit.  Remember, there are a lot of websites that can pay just as well; however, they don’t have an app you can use.

Apps will always be popping up, so be sure to check out those subreddits for up-to-date information as well as continue to check out my site to see what’s going on.  I try to review and talk about as many of these companies as possible.

That’s going to do it for now.

As always, if you want to add to this list or add your thoughts, feel free to do so in the comments below.

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Tom Nathaniel

Hi! My name is Tom Nathaniel, and I created LushDollar to help share my honest thoughts on everything money. You won't find gimmicks here. It's the Internet's most honest money site after all. I graduated from Arizona State University, and I have worked in the finance industry since 2006, consulting with multiple Fortune 5000 companies.

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