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This is the reason you should NEVER bin a receipt – as mum reveals how to make hundreds


A SHOPPING savvy mum has revealed how she makes hundreds from old receipts – and now you can too.

Lynsey Poole said she takes advantage of the deals and offers printed on the bits of paper most of us bin.

 Mum Lynsey Poole has revealed the best ways you can make money from your receipts
Mum Lynsey Poole has revealed the best ways you can make money from your receipts

And speaking to The Mirror Online she reveals just how you can make savings AND earn cash from them too.

Mum-of-four Lynsey, 32, said she is “always looking for ways to make some extra money to help with the household budgeting”.

She said: “I end up with loads of receipts.

“It’s great being able to give myself a cash boost just by using receipts that would otherwise be thrown away.”

Lynsey now claims to have made hundreds of pounds this year just by uploading receipts to certain apps.

 Lynsey reckons you should never just chuck your receipts away as they could make you hundreds of pounds
Lynsey reckons you should never just chuck your receipts away as they could make you hundreds of pounds

Here’s how…

Use apps

Sites like Receipt Hog, Shopprize UK and Shopmium allow you to take get tokens or points.

On some you can cash your tokens with shops like Amazon or with Paypal.

You can also earn referral rewards.

Apps like Topcashback allows you to earn cashback on your food items.

Take advantage of price guarantee

Go to shops that offer a “price guarantee”.

Check the back

The back of your receipt may have special offers and deals. Customer satisfaction feedback can also win you cash.

Keep an eye out

Look out for discarded receipts in public places – they may have special deals or can be used on the apps.

Hold onto your receipts

When you make a big purchase make sure you hold onto the receipt – it can save you cash if anything goes wrong later.


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