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Online Shopping

You can earn money for college while shopping online with your favorite retailers

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You can earn 5% cash back or more for college when you shop online with Upromise.com.1

With 850+ online shopping partners—including Sears, Groupon, Staples, and Macy’s—we have the brands and websites you’re looking for.

See for yourself.


How Upromise Online Shopping Works

  1. Join Upromise or log in.
  2. Tell us what retailer or product you’re looking for in the search bar. Or browse all of our online shopping partners.
  3. Click on the retailer you’re interested in—you’ll be taken to their website.
  4. Make your online purchase as you normally would.
  5. Earn cash back and save for college—just by shopping online

That’s it! Because you logged into Upromise and used our online shopping links, our partners know to reward you for shopping online—with cash back earnings that help you save money for college.

Earn Cash Back for College by Shopping Online with the Upromise MasterCard®

You can earn an extra 5% cash back with our online shopping partners when you pay with a Upromise Mastercard.2

Let’s say you shop online with a jeweler through Upromise.com. As a Upromise member, you can earn 5% cash back from the jeweler. Pay with your Upromise MasterCard and you can get 5% cash back on top of that, bringing your total cash back earnings to 10%.

On a $50 online purchase, your earnings can go from $2.50 to $5.00.3


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Shop Online through Upromise.com and Earn Cash Back for College.

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By buying things through the Upromise website it is like getting automatic savings towards college! It is great!”

- Alicia G., Upromise member

1 Product and partner exclusions and limitations to the 5% cash back apply. Go to View All Retailers for a list of cash back amounts by partner. Please see the deal details associated with the offer for full offer terms and conditions.

2 The 5% Cash Back that you can earn on participating online retail purchases using your Upromise MasterCard is in addition to the online retailers 5% or more Cash Back. Exclusions and limitations to the 5% cash back apply. Go to View All Retailers for a list of cash back amounts by partner. Participating companies, contribution levels and terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice.

3 Example for illustrative purposes only. Individual cash back amounts will vary depending on amounts spent.

The Upromise MasterCard is issued by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclaycard) pursuant to a license by MasterCard International Incorporated. MasterCard and World MasterCard are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.