5 Apps that Pay You Money

5 Apps that Pay You Money

Are you looking to make extra money? Why not earn some cash while spending time on your phone?

Today I am counting down my picks for the top 5 apps on your phone that can make you money.  None of these apps are going to make you rich but it can give you a few extra dollars. 

My criteria for this list are apps that have over 1K ratings averaging a 4 out of 5 rating or higher, an app that I have personally used, and an app that has great earning potential.

#5- Zap Surveys

Offers surveys every day that tell you the exact dollar amount you are going to earn before even starting a survey.  Once you reach $25.00 in your account balance, you will be able to cash out via PayPal.

In the Apple App Store it rates 4.3/5 with nearly 38K ratings.


#4- Surveys on the Go

Get paid by taking surveys on all kinds of topics right on your mobile device.

Using this app, you’ll be able to: rate TV shows, movies, music and advertisements; evaluate products, and shopping experiences.  Set Location Services to “Always” to receive high-dollar surveys based on your location.

In the Apple App Store it rates 4.6/5 with nearly 28K ratings.


#3- Money App

You can do it anytime, and can dedicate as much or as little time as you want. There are no complicated missions, and best of all it’s a quick way to make a few extra bucks!

In the Apple App Store it rates 4.9/5 with over 66K ratings.

#2- Google Opinion Rewards

You answer quick surveys and get paid up to $1 for each completed survey via your PayPal account. Surveys typically take less than 20 seconds.  You’ll receive a notification when a short survey is waiting for you.

In the Apple App Store it rates 4.7/5 with nearly 67K ratings.



Gigwalk pays $3-$100 to complete quick, small tasks that are mostly based on your location.  Some of the small tasks include taking pictures of store displays, testing apps, mystery shopping, and reviewing delivery services.  Simple gigs take about five minutes to complete.

Hopefully, these give you some good insights to get started making some extra money today.  What apps do you use to make extra money? Please leave them in the comment section below! Remember that being frugal isn’t about being cheap, it’s about being resourceful.