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Save Money at the Pump, and For Free? An In-Depth Look at "Pay with Gasbuddy" (App)

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NOTE: This app was reviewed on our radio show! If you'd rather listen than read, click here . WHAT IS IT? When I first started using it a few years back, GasBuddy was merely a way to find the cheapest gas in relation to your location. I can see where it would be useful to some people, especially those who travel a lot and don't want to get gypped, but I found that I was too stubborn to drive out of my way just to save a few piddly cents on gasoline, so I got rid of the app and more or less forgot about it. But after researching ways to save a little bit of cash, I recently re-discovered GasBuddy: not because of the reason above, but because they now offer more ways to actually save at the pump, like a debit card linked to your bank account, that saves you $.05 per gallon every single time you use it (with minor restrictions that don't affect me at all). On top of that, there is also a paid option that can also increase your savings, as well as add a few more benef

The Closest Thing to a "Fun" Survey Site? An In-Depth Look at Crowdtap

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WHAT IS IT? Crowdtap is a site (and mobile app) that pays you for your opinions on a wide variety of topics. But, before you start groaning and dismissing it as "just another survey site", it is worth noting that this one works a little differently: rather than locking you into 20-minute questionnaires that only pay out a quarter, the surveys here are short, often only one or two questions, and rarely more than 10. Once you complete them, you are “paid out” in points, which you can then redeem for cold hard...uh...gift cards. SITE SETUP/NAVIGATION The minimalist main dashboard. There’s no denying that Crowdtap stands out from the crowd in the visual department, by offering up a survey site that not only seems modern, but also borders on the fun! This is in sharp contrast to the mostly boring, entirely text-based surveys that other sites constantly peddle. Having a small number of tasks also makes the site stand out in yet another way: simplicity. Virtua