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“Make money off of” vs. “make money out of”

Which one sounds correct? I am not making any money off of this product. I am not making any money out of this product. If you tell me both, then how would you explain "off" here as it ...
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“Based on” instead of “based off of”

I sometimes see cases where off is followed by of, and it sounds awkward to me. For example, I would prefer This story is based on a true story. to This story is based off of a true story. ...