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Cat Alford, Money Guru & Founder of BudgetBlonde

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Today’s guest is Cat Alford the founder of and a personal finance freelance writer who’s been featured in some of the most popular media outlets, including the Huffington Post, and US News and World Report. With a formal background in American History, she worked for years as a historian before she began to focus her attention on her love of blogging, public speaking, and building online businesses. She now coaches other bloggers on how to market themselves online and build legitimate income streams..

Three takeaways from our interview:

— The counterintuitive strategy for making money as an online writer.

— The exact amount of money Cat had in her bank account that assured her he could leave her day job and be a full time blogger.

— How she manages being the breadwinner in her marriage, being a fulltime blogger and mom to twins.

If you’d like to learn more about Cat Alford, visit her websites and You can follow her on Twitter @BudgetBlonde.

My favorite quote from the interview: “The best thing anyone who’s blogging can do is to build a really strong network.” – Click to Tweet

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