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Coupon Abbreviations
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  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
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  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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pinecone research

With the Holidays coming up, I often get asked about legitimate ways to earn money online. Pinecone Research is one of my favorite ways. It is a legitimate site where it is easy to earn and right now it is open to anyone!

Pinecone Research is currently accepting new applicants, but make sure to hurry and sign up if you are interested because spaces usually fill up fast.

If you’re not familiar with how it works, the research company sends a survey, and once completed, you will be compensated $3 and be entered for the bi-weekly sweepstakes to earn additional prizes.

Each survey interview will take 15-20 minutes, and you are able to leave the panel at any time. These survey sites aren’t going to make you rich, but you can earn a little extra spending money for your gifts this season.

When looking for applicants this site can be rather specific about age and other attributes so if you can’t get in this time, don’t worry just check back and try again!

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    • BD

      I just got my first check from them for $30!! So happy I got in; the surveys are simple to take. It’s not huge cash; but it pays for my CVS shopping!

      • Anna Russell

        How did you get Pinecone to give you cash instead of points? I have been doing surveys for a couple of years now and am not happy about the changeover. Maybe it’s for certain age groups. But at my age of 78, I need cash instead of points that I can cash in for a toaster or some such trinket.

        • Elizabeth

          You still have the option to get cash. The now also allow you to save up your points to get products from their site. I thought they got rid of the cash option too, but they did not. After signing in, look for that option on your page.

        • Elizabeth

          You still have the option to get cash. The now also allow you to save up your points to get products from their site. I thought they got rid of the cash option too, but they did not. After signing in, look for that option on your page.

        • pdnr

          I had to live chat with Pinecone to find out how to get cash. Go to redeem my points and look for featured awards on the left side of page. Click on cash option.

        • mariajs

          Yes, there is a cash option on the rewards page. Basically you are “buying” $3 with your points.

        • Anna Russell

          Thanks to all of you for letting me know about that. I am soooo happy to know that I can turn in my points for money. I think I have about 4,000 points. Oh, happy day!!

          • jlinsey

            Wow 4,000 points that is a Happy Holiday!! Good for you!! I’ve only accumulated about $100 since the change over and I thought I was doing good!!!

    • Lauren Wickersheim

      Don’t need me. :(

    • sthrngirl20

      Love Pine Cone Research! I’ve been a member for about 6 months and have no complaints! I save my points for 2 of 3 months then take the cash option and get a check mailed to me and it usually only takes a few days. Some of the surveys can be long but it’s worth it!

    • tori729

      My favorite survey company because the emails they send you are either five minute screeners or $3 guaranteed surveys!

    • sarah

      I’ve tried to join many times and still not needed! grrr…maybe next time