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What the hell are you doing here?

Hello my dearest bloggy friends. I need your help. WAIT DON’T GO! Not asking for money (I’m not turning it down though…)! I just need to know what the hell you are doing here.

As a freelancer, every time I come up with something to write about that’s actually personal finance related, I use it on someone else’s site. Why? Well, they pay me. I don’t pay me. Sad, but true. I really need money for wine…

So Red Debted Stepchild is just a mix of random ramblings and shit that goes through my head. Occasionally it is finance related, but only when it is so completely about me that no one would pay me for it. Basically, I’m lacking direction for this site so I figured you guys could tell me why you keep coming back.

Are you waiting for me to talk about something relevant?

Are you trying to find out more details about me in order to stalk me?

Have you run out of things to read on the Internet? (I can totally help you out with this one.)

Maybe you are hate-reading me? Or maybe you are love-reading me and are totally crushed that I’m taken?

Or maybe, just maybe you find me entertaining?

Please let me know why you choose to use a portion of your day reading RDS and what you would like to see more of on this site. Or if there is something you haven’t seen but want to, let me know that as well. FIND ME A DIRECTION.

Thank you, friends, for helping me out.


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Erin Thompson

Erin Thompson spent years managing her own blog about budgeting and debt. Because of that, she has great insights not only about managing spending and borrowing but also about running websites profitably. When she's not writing articles for us, she's traveling and looking for new types of wines to try.
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