Everyone wants to hold on to their money, any way they can, when they browse and make purchases online. Deal sites, rebates, rewards, trade-ins, coupons, free shipping - the ways to save are as vast as the cyber stores out there selling items. A unique and interesting way to shop and save is Rakuten Rewards, once popularly branded as Ebates, which is a cash-back and e-shopping rewards company owned and based in Japan. Rakuten Rewards' profits comes from affiliate network links. Members of the site start their experience at Rakuten.com, then click through affiliate links before eventually doing their browsing, comparing and shopping at a retailer's site. Once the member has made up their mind and made a purchase, the cyber-minds at Rakuten Rewards receives an affiliate commission from the same retailer, which is then shared back with the member. The company publishes links in several ways, like through their website, through a browser extension (the Rakuten Button for Google Chrome) as well as a mobile app, for Cash Back anytime, anywhere, as well as the latest deals, specific in-store coupons, and app-exclusive offers. Rakuten Rewards (as Ebates) frequently appears on lists of best cash-back sites. Commission rates vary when comparing Rakuten Rewards to other cash-back sites. Members earn up to 40% cash back when shopping via this service. For 20 year now, they have built up a loyal customer base and paid out over $1 billion dollars in cash back to those shoppers. Sign up and earn a $10 bonus. For another option to save time, Google Chrome users can install the Rakuten Button to start getting that sweet cash back immediately. With over 2,500 various stores and shops to choose from, including mega-popular sites like expansive Amazon, cyber yard sale eBay, Macy's, Kohl's (to make even better savings after Kohl's coupons and deals) and Walmart, you are bound to find what you are looking for, and earn some of your hard-earned money back. Payment back to users comes either a check or directly into their PayPal accounts. Occasional offers include deals like Double Cash Back, Best Offers, Daily Deals, sites that offer free gifts or more. Sign up for the Rakuten Cash Back credit card through VISA for more savings.