If you’re cutting back on discretionary spending, a much-needed vacation may seem like a luxury. But a beach paradise or mountain retreat don’t have to be your only vacation options. This year, make your own local tour and plan leisure activities while making a little pocket money at the same time. Let an app dictate your plans.Sign up for apps like Gigwalk, Field Agent and Easy Shift to make pocket money while out and about. These apps are used for market research and hire a mobile workforce to do small tasks. Assignments may include taking exterior photos of a business, mystery shopping at a nearby drugstore, gathering data, checking stock, giving your opinion and more. Tasks can pay between to $2.50-$10. If you sign up for a bunch of assignments in the same area, it is possible to make $20 to $30 an hour. To learn more about this pursuit, check out the story on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.