Investing, Making Money

Investing 1,000 Dollars a Month Made Easy

I was still in college when I started investing 1,000 dollars a month. That I firmly believe that this is something anyone can do! The key is to make sure you are managing your money properly. Of course, to invest $1,000 a month, you must first learn how to save $1,000 a month. The two main things you will need…

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Kat's Story, Starting a Business

Building a Business at 25

Building a business at 25 takes much more effort than starting a business at 24! It has been one year since I started my sales consulting company and it is safe to say that it is starting to take on a life of its own. I never expected that I would be working for myself full time in 2020, much…

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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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Freelancing on Upwork with CashforKat
Making Money, Upwork

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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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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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 6 years now. It is actually one of the first tools I began…

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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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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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