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How Swagbucks Works For Me – AngieMac518

Posted by on Mon, January 13th, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Our Swaggernauts come from all walks of life and have unique stories.  And we love reading them all and sharing as many as we can!  Today we meet angiemac518,  from Compton, IL.  Read how she’s been able to make some extra money, while staying home to take care of her husband.

I imagine you hear a lot of stories about how Swagbucks has helped improve people’s lives.  And the truth is, it does!  Some people may not believe that something that seems so small could have such a large impact on others lives.  But the reality is, for some of us, it’s a gigantic difference.  Not only in the money aspect, but in helping to hang onto our self-esteem.

I used to work a full time job, making fairly decent money. Then I met a wonderful man and got married to him.  He had a great job so I was able to quit mine and open a small gift shop in our area.  Unfortunately, due to the economy, etc. we had to close three years later, but still we were fine, he had a great job.  Until he went to work one day and found out they were closing.  The boss had passed and his wife ran the company for several years, but it was just more than she could handle being an elderly lady.

So he was without a job.  He began sending out resumes.  And then we noticed his health was deteriorating.  He was diagnosed almost a year later with Multiple Sclerosis.  His symptoms are bad enough he is unable to work, and I stay home now to make sure he’s ok. I sell on eBay to supplement disability.  This is where Swagbucks came in!  My sister actually discovered it first and told me I needed to try it.  I admit I was skeptical at first…why would anybody give away free money basically?  But then I got my first $5 gift card and realized it’s REAL!

Last year I was able to buy my kids and grandkids nice Christmas presents, thanks to Swagbucks!  Or to have a gift card when you need it to buy those necessities that you have to have.   It makes a huge difference to be able to feel I am taking care of my husband, but still able to contribute financially to my household.  So thank you Swagbucks for giving me this opportunity to help take care of my family!

Thank you for sharing your story with us, AngieMac518!  We’re happy your sister shared her love of Swagbucks with you!  And we hope your husband is doing well!  Here’s another 500 Swag Bucks for you!

If you would like to share your story please send it to contests@swagbucks.com (include your swag name and a photo!).  If your story is published you will be awarded 500 Swag Bucks!

-Team Swagbucks

Music Monday – The Stylings of John R. Cash

Posted by on Mon, January 13th, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Greetings, Swaggernauts!  For today’s Music Monday we’d like to give a big shout out to Johnny Cash.  On this day in 1968, he performed 2 shows at Folsom State Prison in California.  The shows were recorded and would eventually be released on his 27th album, At Folsom Prison, which was released in May of 1968. ... Read More »

TSG’s Tips – Stay Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Posted by on Mon, January 13th, 2014 at 5:58 am
It’s flu season!  Don’t get excited – nobody likes having the flu, especially this guy! So what can you do to make sure you stay healthy during cold and flu season?  Well, first things first – you might want to consider getting the flu vaccine.  It’s your best defense – and here are 10 other ... Read More »

Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Piggy Banks!

Posted by on Sat, January 11th, 2014 at 11:00 am
It’s no secret that Swagbucks is all about making your time online more rewarding.  Of course, we give you Swag Bucks for doing what you love.  But what happens when the currency you have is real?  You’ll surely need a place to put all that extra change, right?  Thanks to sandvballchick89, here is a fun, ... Read More »

Two Shots at 200 Swag Bucks, Infinite Shots at 500,000

Posted by on Sat, January 11th, 2014 at 8:00 am
Happy Weekend, Swag Nation! Good to see ya…  Good to see ya.  There have been some lovely Swaggernaut submitted challenges lately so we’ll be sure to get back to those soon. If you’d like to earn yourself 100 Swag Bucks hosting a game challenge of your own, it’s really easy. Just send an email with ... Read More »

How Swagbucks Works For Me – AForever10v

Posted by on Fri, January 10th, 2014 at 3:00 pm
It’s Friday.  It’s testimonial time!  Who’s excited to meet our next Swaggernaut?!  As everyone knows, we love when our members use our site to help reach their dreams and follow their passions.  Here’s a great story about just that.  Say hello to AForever10v, from Malin, OR. I’ve been using Swagbucks for almost 2 years now, ... Read More »

What is a Team Challenge?

Posted by on Fri, January 10th, 2014 at 12:00 pm
We here at Swagbucks know that some friendly competition can really liven up the joint, so occasionally we will host a Team Challenge. “What is a Team Challenge,” you ask? Let’s break it down for you. A Team Challenge is a limited time promotion where once you have been assigned to a Team, your regular ... Read More »

Swagbucks Book Club – Under the Weather

Posted by on Fri, January 10th, 2014 at 10:00 am
Happy Friday Book Clubbers!  No, no – Under the Weather is not our reading selection for this month.  Your fearless Swagbucks Book Club Captain, Becky, hasn’t been feeling well BUT – she’d like me to thank everyone for voting last week and making The Husband’s Secret this month’s selection! Don’t forget, we’ll be discussing this ... Read More »

Mega Swag Bucks Day is Kind of a Big Deal

Posted by on Fri, January 10th, 2014 at 6:00 am
It’s Friday.  It’s Mega Swag Bucks Day.  It’s Science. What’s Mega Swag Bucks Day (MSBD) you ask?? MSBD is a day of big wins and big bucks! Team Swagbucks is giving away more than 1,000,000 Swag Bucks TODAY ALONE. This is the day where you have a chance of winning even crazier amounts of Swag ... Read More »

Twitter Trivia is Going Golden Global

Posted by on Thu, January 9th, 2014 at 6:00 am
Q: Who loves showing off their knowledge of obscure information? Q: Who loves showing off their ability to use Swagbucks Search to find answers about obscure information? Q: Who loves winning Swag Bucks for the above actions? If you answered “Me” to any of those 3 questions than you will LOVE the newly revamped Twitter ... Read More »