It is not necessarily free money, but in a few minutes today I got an extra $100.
I cashed in some loose change I had been saving and it ended up being $25. It may not seem like a lot but I can use it to buy something instead of sitting on my fridge.
I stopped at CVS to see what my Spring quarter balance of Extra Care Bucks was and I got a coupon for $23.50 to use on a future purchase. When you sign up for a free Extra Care card you get special prices on certain items and each quarter get 2% back on the purchases you make. Many times I use coupons and sales to get the items for almost nothing.
Then when I got home, my credit card bill was in the mail. Instead of earning airline miles, I get dividend dollars of a percentage of what I charge on it. You can redeem the dividend dollars once your balance exceeds $50. My balance was just over $50 so I called to redeem them. I pay off the balance each month, so I don't incur interest and finance charges.
So with just a little time this afternoon, I have $100 to spend on other things.
Where can you find extra money?