How To Get Free Money on Cash App: 6 Easy Ways

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Cash App’s popularity stems from the numerous ways you can manage money using the platform. Cash App allows you to:

  • Pay for purchases
  • Send money
  • Receive money
  • Enroll for direct deposit
  • Invest
  • Access digital banking services

How To Get Free Money on Cash App: 6 Easy Ways

Earning free money on Cash App can be achieved through several methods including a sign-up bonus, sharing your referral code, Cash Card Boosts, participating in sweepstakes and giveaways. Here’s a look at options that are available.

  1. Earn a bonus when you sign up
  2. Refer friends
  3. Use Cash Card Boosts to save money
  4. Enter sweepstakes and giveaways
  5. Bitcoin Boosts
  6. Get ATM fees waived

1. Earn a Bonus When You Sign Up

When you first join Cash App after receiving a referral from a friend, you can earn a bonus. Make sure you have your friend’s referral code to get the cash bonus. You will also need to link a debit card to your Cash App account and complete a transaction of at least $5 within two weeks of entering the referral code.

2. Refer Friends

You can get free money on Cash App by referring friends to join the app after you’ve created your account. You can earn cash for every new user who joins the app using your referral code, links a debit card to their Cash App account and sends $5 within two weeks of entering your referral code. Tap on the profile icon from the home screen of the app and then tap on the “Invite Friends” button to get started.

You can refer friends to Cash App in three ways:

  • Send an invite through your contact list.
  • Enter your friend’s phone number, and the app sends a text with the invite to your friend.
  • Submit your friend’s email address, and Cash App will send them an email about joining the platform.
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3. Use Cash Card Boosts To Save Money With Cash App

To easily save money with Cash App, you can obtain a Cash Card — Cash App’s free Visa debit card — and activate Boosts from the app. You will then get discounts at participating merchants, such as retailers, restaurants and coffee shops. Cash App notes that you can only have one active Boost at any given time, but you can change Boosts anytime you’d like.

4. Enter Sweepstakes and Giveaways

Cash App occasionally sponsors sweepstakes and giveaways. In a current one active as of April 11, users can follow Cash App on Twitter or Instagram and either leave a comment on Cash App’s Instagram page or retweet Cash App’s Twitter post with their $Cashtag. Winners — 130 of them — will be chosen at random to receive a cash prize ranging from $100 to $500.

5. Bitcoin Boosts

You also can get free money on Cash App when you activate a Bitcoin Boost and make a qualifying purchase using a Cash Card. The money you earn is in the form of bitcoin, which you can sell for cash.

6. Get ATM Fees Waived

Cash App charges a $2.50 fee for each withdrawal you make from an ATM. But when you receive $300 worth of direct deposits into your account each month, you get unlimited free ATM withdrawals. Even if you only withdraw money once a week, it’s like getting $10 in free money each and every month.

Cynthia Measom and Daria Uhlig contributed to the reporting for this article.

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Information is accurate as of April 12, 2023. 

The article above was refined via automated technology and then fine-tuned and verified for accuracy by a member of our editorial team.


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