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One of the simplest ways to earn bonus rewards on your everyday activity is through online shopping portals.
These sites offer additional points, miles or cash back when you visit a specific merchant through the portal, rather than going directly to that merchant’s website. Using them should be an essential part of your online shopping habits — especially when you’re picking out gifts for your loved ones around popular holidays like Valentine’s Day and Christmas.
There are dozens of different online shopping portals out there, allowing you to earn credit card rewards, airline miles, hotel points or straight-up cash for your purchases. One of the most powerful sites, however, is a hybrid of these.