Awesome Blogger
Kat's Story

Cash for Kat (#AwesomeBloggerAward)

Cash for Kat is an Awesome Blogger Award Nominee! Thanks for reading my Awesome Blogger Award submission! This post is a bit different from my usual content, but I am excited to share more about me and the reasons why I started Cash for Kat.  Before I get started, I would like to thank SDot from Working Towards Financial Freedom…

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Quitting My Job to Travel the World
Budget Travel

Quitting My Job to Travel the World at 23

Here is the story of how I decided that quitting my job to travel the world at 23 years old was a better financial choice than staying in California. It’s been a year and a half since I left California and I was lucky enough to travel to 10+ countries in 2019. Now I’m living the life of my dreams…

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How to Make $100 a day
Making Money, Tips

How to Make $100 in a Day

“How to make $100”- Your new daily goal! If you are able to make $100 a day, by the end of the year you will have $36,500. If you use some of my money-making tips, in addition to your 9-5 job, you could be ending the year with some substantial savings. Some of these tips are about making money as…

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Guest Post, Making Money

0 to Full-Time Income with Kathrin

This week we have our first guest post on Cash for Kat! Today’s article is about building a freelance income from scratch and it is written by Kathrin from A Chat With Kat blog. 0 to Full-Time Income The red brick house loomed up ahead, casting a shadow over the street. Dark, empty windows stared down at me. I dropped…

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Stimulus Check

Stimulus Proposal Update: Will we get a second check?

Stimulus Proposal Update This is a stimulus proposal update for May of 2020. I summarize the details of the proposals that will provide cash directly to Americans. Currently, there are two popular proposals that will be detailed below with links to news articles, .gov sites, and youtube videos on the topic. I compiled everything I could find that helps us…

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Freelancing on Upwork with CashforKat
Making Money

Freelancing on Upwork: How I made $400

Does freelancing on Upwork… work? That is the question that I asked myself back in 2017 as a desperate college grad trying to make some quick cash. And the answer in 2017 was, “HELL NO.” Thankfully, a lot has changed on Upwork since then. And I’m so glad that I gave it another chance! If I hadn’t, I would have…

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Coronavirus Stimulus Checks Money
Making Money, Tips

Stimulus Check & Beyond: COVID-19 Deadlines

Wondering when that stimulus check will hit your bank account or when you’ll see your tax refund? Here is a comprehensive update that should help answer any questions that you may have that are related to COVID-19. Please note that this post may contain direct links to news articles and affiliates. US Government’s Stimulus Check Payment Date Congress Recently Passed…

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Saving Money, Tips

FreeTaxUSA Review (2020)

Welcome to my FreeTaxUSA Review for 2020! FreeTaxUSA has been my go-to tax filing service for years. It is actually the only online platform I’ve ever used to file my taxes because it is so easy! I first found it when I was trying to do my taxes by myself in college and it was recommended by the IRS’s website.…

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Making Money, Saving Money

Where is My State Refund 2020

“Where is my state refund 2020”: A guide to finding your money fast “Where is my state refund 2020?” That is the question I start asking myself form the second I submit my tax forms! This is probably what you are typing into google every week as you are eagerly waiting for it to arrive. State refunds tend to take…

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Tips

Grammarly Premium Review for SEO

Welcome to my Grammarly Premium Review for SEO! Grammarly is hands down one of the most impactful writing tools I have ever used, which is why I am proud to be an affiliate for them (this post contains affiliate links). I’ve been using Grammarly’s free grammar checker for about 3 years now. It is actually one of the first tools…

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Saving Money, Tips

How to Save $ at Happy Hour and Beyond!

Here are my top tips for saving money at Happy Hour and beyond! If you are reading this, chances are you like to have fun occasionally on the weekend. If you are reading this and that is not the case… I hope I inspire you to have fun occasionally on the weekend! Flask It. Happy Hour Just Got Happier!  This…

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10 responsible ways to spend your tax refund
Saving Money, Tips

10 Responsible Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

Want to discover 10 Responsible Ways to Spend Your Tax Return? You’ve come to the right place! Well, tax season is finally over! Chances are pretty good that you’ve received your tax return by now and it’s probably a significant windfall for you. If you are no longer a college student that has already earmarked that money for rent, you…

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Saving Money, Tips

Easiest Tax Credit and Deductions for 2020

This post has been updated with the easiest tax credits and deductions for 2020. This post does contain affiliate links for products that I trust and use myself. If you buy something with the link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Every tax season I wonder to myself, “What random tax credit and deductions…

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Tips

How to File Your 2018 Taxes in 5 Easy Steps

It’s almost April and we all know what that means: End of Tax Season! I say this with excitement because every year I get a nice tax refund that I use to invest. This year, I am using my refund to invest in myself and start this business while I travel. I am writing this article in Thessaloniki, Greece! This post…

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Saving Money, Tips

4 Best Financial Tips for 2020

Here are my 4 best financial tips for 2020! These tips are easy to implement and will help you build a foundation for the new year. Financial tip #1:  Perform a financial audit It is so easy to add on new, recurrent expenses throughout the year. That is why I like to take 15-minutes every year to tally up how…

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Budget Travel

Black Swan Barcelona Hostel Review

Welcome to my Black Swan Hostel (Barcelona) review! Please note, I did not get paid for this review and all thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. If you would like to check out the Black Swan for yourself, you can do so here. I initially decided to stay at the Black Swan hostel for two reasons. As always,…

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Budget Travel, Legal Scams

Legal Scams: Airport Currency Exchange

Ever thought about doing your currency exchange at the airport? This quick post details my first experience getting ripped off at the Barcelona Airport. Stay tuned to learn about how currency exchanges make their money. And how much cash the managed to snatch from me! The Beginning of the Great Currency Exchange Heist… My flight to Barcelona from San Francisco…

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