On a day-to-day basis, you can save yourself a few clicks by using Contributions > Find Contributions. Also, instead of Editing the contribution and updating the status, you would be better off using "Record Payment" by clicking on the black arrow to the left of the contribution amount:
On a similar note, when you have multiple contributions to update, ...
Be sure to update to the latest version of the stripe extension, quite a few things changed with SCA...
But for what it's worth, works fairly reliably for us
As for your question:
Paypal is SCA compliant (mostly because everything happens on their website, so they manage the confirmation step).
... but if you aren't keen on stripe, you might like paypal ...
I would create a new Financial Account and Payment Instrument called 'Work Trade'. And use 'Work Trade' payment instrument to record $200. And while exporting accounts you can handle 'Work Trade' accounts separately.