Selling RDS & Moving On

Hi everyone! I just want to thank you all so much for visiting RDS and being a part of our journey here. I am streamlining my business and will only have one main website going forward (at one point I had 5!) As such, I have sold RDS. Kayla will continue writing for the site so […]

October 2015 Blog Income Report

Hey guys, Cat here! Things were a little slower in October than in September, but such is life. That is why you have to diligent about budgeting to compensate for income fluctuations when you are self-employed. I’ve always treated this site like the cherry on top of my sundae rather than relying on it to pay […]

September 2015 Blog Income Report

September is over already. Wow! Luckily fall is when things tend to pick up income-wise and this was a decent month over at this little corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing income reports from this site for over a year now and it’s been an adventure. I’ve learned a lot along the way and […]

July and August 2015 Blog Income Report

Horray! Earnings on this little corner of the internet were WAY better than the last couple of months. But of course, higher earnings usually means higher expenses too. I’m not complaining, though, because the net is still a lot higher than it has been the last couple of months and I don’t have to put […]

Everything You Should Know About Credit History

You have probably heard the term “credit history” thrown about from time to time. But let’s talk about what it actually means and why it’s so important: What is credit history? Your credit history is a compilation of data documenting key components of your past financial activities. This includes things like applications for credit, bankruptcies, […]

Why You Should Use a PrePaid Card For Gremlins

Before I get into the meat of this post, I should probably explain what gremlins are first. They’re basically all of those little things you didn’t plan for in your budget, like speeding tickets, ER stays, or pet emergencies.   Raise your hand if you’ve been there. Oh yeah, we all have. I’ve been there […]

May and June 2015 Blog Income Report

Boy, if April was slow then May and June was like trying to run through quicksand. We had 2 extremely slow months with advertising income on Red Debted Stepchild, but luckily I have my online income pretty diversified between the other sites I own and my own freelancing gigs too. Advertising always seems to slow down over the […]

April 2015 Blog Income Update

Hey guys! Just wanted to pop in quickly with the April 2015 Blog Income Update. Overall, April was slow for pretty much everyone in blog land. I talked to a lot of other full time bloggers about the month and across the board everyone was hurting a little. This happens often in the summer months […]

March 2015 Blog Income Update

Hi everyone! Cat here. As many of you know, when I bought this website last July, I promised to share my monthly income generated from it. We’re still waiting on a few payments to come in for March, but I’m trying to be better about posting this regularly, so I decided to go ahead and […]

February Blog Income Update

Hi everyone! As promised, I’m here to check in and share our February blog income. The great thing is that I bought this blog last July and so by now the investment has been completely paid for, even taking expenses into account. So, the past few months everything you see here is just profit, which […]