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American Rescue Plan: What to Expect

Stimulus checks, money for vaccines, schools, small businesses, and much more


2020 Recap: Taxes

Now that 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start thinking about everyone’s favorite topic: taxes. As a result of the pandemic, there are a few changes to the normal tax rules. Here is some important information to know as you prepare to file your 2020 tax return!


2021 COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period

The COVID-19 health emergency has caused significant challenges for many Americans. Recently, President Biden signed an Executive Order to help Americans to overcome the health challenges they face.


Liability Insurance: Peace of Mind for your Freelance Business

From yoga instructors to life coaches, hair stylists and nutrition consultants, all freelance businesses need to be protected from the cost of defense in a lawsuit, injury payments, and even things like a data breach. General and professional liability insurance policies are an investment in your future and your financial security.


Saving for Retirement When You’re a Freelance Creative Professional


Saving for retirement isn't easy for anyone, but it's especially tricky for those who are freelancing. Here are some tips on how to get on track and save for your future.


Late 2020 COVID Relief Bill


Am I able to get health insurance through Catch?

Health insurance is complicated! Let's break down how Catch helps you get health insurance.


What are the key concepts of health insurance?

Health Insurance is complicated. What are the important things to know?


How does the Catch Health Explorer work?

We get it, trying to choose a health insurance plan is hard. That’s why we created the Catch Health Explorer!


Using Catch to get the most out of your health insurance

How can Catch help navigate the difficult parts of health insurance so I can get the most out of it?


To buy or not to buy: Do I really need health insurance?


What options do I have to control the costs of health insurance?

Health insurance plans are difficult to understand. Catch makes it easy


Using health insurance during a global pandemic

With the current global pandemic, getting the care you need can be hard.


Custom Savings & Catch Plus

We've added your top 2 most requested features (and more)


Is the Grass Really Greener?


Introducing Expanded Investment Options

Today, we're excited to introduce new investment options: Social Good Portfolios. Social Good Portfolios provide the same quality investment allocations as standard Catch portfolios, except funds are invested only in companies that meet specific Environmental, Social, and Governance ("ESG") standards.


Introducing Catch 6

The smoothest Catch yet with new Checkup, Guide, Snooze, and more.


Interview with Carolyn Bothwell, Founder of Freelance Founders


Covid-19 Resource Center


Paid Sick Time and Family Leave


Independent Work in the Age of Coronavirus

We hope that the spread of the disease is contained soon, but in the meantime, it’s worth thinking about how to best prepare and protect your finances.


Top Tools New Freelancers Should Know About


Introducing Autopilot, Faster Transfers, Residents, and Catch 4

It’s our biggest release yet


How to Do Taxes When You’re Self Employed

Take a deep breath. We've got everything you need to know to avoid a five-figure tax bill you didn't expect.


Health insurance auto-renewal may lead to higher costs


Health care costs can be a surprise; here’s how to prepare.


Open Enrollment Basics

Welcome to Open Enrollment! You may have started getting emails or advertisements for the start of Open Enrollment on November 1, but it’s possible you don’t quite know what that means.


The Hardest Part of Saving for Retirement? Getting Started

The important thing about saving for retirement is getting going (and then sticking with it). After all, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


Why You Must Balance Hustle And Rest


Introducing the Catch Mobile App


How to Pay off Student Loan Debt as a Freelancer/Contractor


Feeling Financially Unstable? There’s a Good Reason

The way people work is changing. In the past, traditional benefits covered people against emergencies and disasters, but in a growing gig economy, those safety nets aren't always there. Let's look at the way work and savings have changed and what we can do to shift the landscape for financial stability.


3 Health Insurance Excuses Answered - Why To Stay Insured


The Catch Health Explorer

We’ll keep this brief 😉


Introducing Guide


An Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Starting The Tax Process


Getting Your Employee Classification Right


3 Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Put Off (The 3rd One May Surprise You)


Getting to know Open Enrollment

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning, the red cups are back at Starbucks, scarves and boots are back in style, and people are talking about Open Enrollment Period (OEP). Ok, maybe you haven’t seen the last one, but it’s pretty important.


The Truth About Freelancing:  Rolling the Dice and Resiliency


Employment categories aren’t binary. How we identify them matters.


Advice for Freelancers From a Freelancer


Getting Into Freelancing: Points to Consider

Ever thought about quitting your nine-to-five job? Did you feel at some point that you can’t take any more of your boss’s whines? It happens. As a freelancer myself, who has been in formal employment before, I will give you some insight on what to expect if you decide to go down that road.


The Truth About Freelancing: Dollars and Doubt

Do you want to know the real truth about being a freelancer?


Benefits and Challenges of Working as a Freelancer


Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing


How I Am Surviving The Gig Economy

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