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How to Make Money From Home With Paid Parent Surveys

Written by Pete McGovern
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Want to make money from home? We tested paid survey sites to find the best ones for parents. Start earning today!

Parents are always on the lookout for any bit of extra income to help with their little one. Whether you’re a SAHM searching for a way to make money from home or you’re hoping to get in on one of those ‘side hustles’ everyone’s talking about, we have a solution for you.

Paid survey sites are a great way for parents to make money from home but there are so many out there that it can be hard to figure out which are scams and which will actually pay up.

We went through some of these paid survey sites and picked out the best ones that will actually pay you. So if you’re serious about trying to make money from home, sign up for as many of these as possible and get started.

Nielsen Homescan

Have your say, make a difference, and earn rewards by scanning barcodes on your purchases and completing opinion surveys. You will influence product manufacturers and retailers across Canada and earn points you can redeem for a wide-variety of merchandise in the members-only catalouge. There are also monthly draws for prizes like $2,500 Visa® Prepaid Cards.

Sign up for Neilsen Homescan

Pinecone Research

Considered one of the best survey sites around, influence tomorrow’s products today as a Pinecone Research panellist by evaluating new products before they even hit the shelves. Get notified when there’s a new survey, complete it for points. then redeem those points for merch or cash. Earn $3 per survey!

Sign up for Pinecone Research

Opinion Outpost

make money from home with paid surveys

If you’re looking for a quick payout, this is for you. You can cash out after amassing just $5, which can be done with only a couple surveys. Surveys can take 5-25 minutes but can pay out anywhere from $0.50-$5. Keep participating to access new surveys, then get paid out through PayPal or Amazon gift cards.

Sign up for Opinion Outpost.


make money from home with paid surveys

What brands do you love or hate? Rate them with LEO, one of Canada’s largest opinion panels, with over 400,000 active participants. You just sign up for free, take surveys at your leisure, and get paid $0.50-$5 every time you finish one (they take about 8-10 minutes).

Sign up for LEO.

Harris Poll

Take surveys, get gift cards. It’s as simple as that. You build up points for every survey you complete and use them to redeem gift cards from rewards partners like Amazon, iTunes and Starbucks.

Sign up for Harris Poll


make money from home with paid surveys

Earn free gift cards and cash for things you do every day. Answer surveys, watch videos, search the web, and find deals to put cash back in your wallet from Swagbucks. They’ve already given out over $175 million in cash and gift cards and you could be next to get some.

Sign up for Swagbucks.

Daily Rewards

make money from home with paid surveys

Forget points, earn straight-up cash through Daily Rewards. Play games, read emails, watch videos, and, of course, answer surveys. Start that easy cash earning with their $5 signup bonus.

Sign up for Daily Rewards.


With LifePoints, your opinions and views influence brands across the globe to shape new products and services. In return for completed surveys, you collect LifePoints, which you can redeem as cash or gift vouchers.

Sign up for Lifepoints


make money from home with paid surveys

AskingCanadians rewards you for answering questions about Canada’s biggest brands. Surveys are easy, quick, and pay in reward points and e-gift cards for Hudson’s Bay, Aeroplan, VIA, and more. Earn points for every survey you complete and cash them out once you reach 500. Get started with 200 points, just for completing your profile.

Sign up for AskingCanadians.

Survey Junkie

Once you create a profile, you’ll be matched with surveys relevant to your lifestyle. You can take the online surveys anywhere, anytime, and on any device. You earn points you can redeem instantly for cash via PayPal or e-Giftcards.

Sign up for Survey Junkie

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