17 Best Apps to Make Money in 2016

These are the best apps to make money in 2016. You can use these Android and iPhone apps to make money on the side while you shop for groceries, run errands and wait in lines. Some of these apps will even help you make money from home.

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You need to watch out for catches, but there isn’t a catch with these options. When you use one of the best apps to make money you can help pad your wallet, fund your movie watching and even pay for a dinner out.

Some of the best apps to make money on the side will pay you in cash, normally via PayPal. Others will offer rewards and points that you can redeem for gift certificates or airline miles.

The best apps to make money on your iPhone or Android.

The best apps to make money on your iPhone or Android.

Every money making app on this list does let you earn money, but you will need to earn a minimum before you cash out in many cases.

We’ve earned over $100 with one of the money making apps, a neighbor earned almost $300 just by working out and with another our family already has $30 in just over a month.

You can download these money making apps on iPhone and Android for free, without any fees to get started.

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iBotta - Make Money While You Shop

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iBotta - Make Money While You Shop

With iBotta you can make money while you shop. This is especially useful for grocery shopping and you can earn cash or gift cards.

After spending just over a month Patty Smith already has $30.10 in rewards. She told Gotta Be Mobile, "Ibotta relieves some of the pain of doing groceries."

You can unlock cash rewards by completing some tasks at home and they you can buy the products at a supported store and send a photo of your receipt to the app. There are 241 supported stores including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, Walgreens, CVS and many others.

Within 48 hours you'll have the money deposited in your account. You can also link a loyalty account to earn rewards when you shop. Finally, there are options to make money in the app when you make in app purchases through Groupon, Boxed, DoorDash and others.

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Download iBotta for iPhone and Android today to get started.

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