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Kentin Waits

Kentin's work has been published or referenced in U.S. Airways Magazine, Time.com, Huffington Post, NYTimes.com, Inc.com, The Christian Science Monitor, The Consumerist, and Lifehacker.

Latest articles by Kentin Waits

11 Easy Ways to Fix Your Whole Life This Summer

Rather than focusing on getting your body "bikini-ready," make a few easy lifestyle changes and live your best life.

8 Ways Freelancers Can Make Sure They Get Paid on Time

The freedom of freelancing has one big caveat — actually getting those hard-earned dollars on time. Here's how to handle clients who won't pony up.

8 Ways to Stage Your Home Without Hiring a Pro

From curb appeal to clearing clutter, you can stage your home like the pros do — all without hiring a pro.

Score Your Dream Home With the Perfect Offer Letter

In a hot housing market, you want every trick up your sleeve to score your dream home. A heartfelt letter to the seller may be the key.

10 Unprofessional Habits That Could Kill Your Career

Leave your foul mouth and ripped jeans at home. You're killing your career!

How to Deal When You Hate Your New Job

There's just one little problem with your new gig — you hate it. Deep breaths. Here's what you need to do.

8 Self-Destructive Habits That Keep You in Debt

Why is it so hard to climb out of debt? Because it's so easy to fall into.

Selling Stuff Online? Avoid These 8 Flipping Mistakes

If you're looking to make some extra cash by selling stuff online, make sure you don't fall into these common traps.

Stop Making These 7 Basic Budget Mistakes

If your budget keeps biting the dust, it might be because you're constantly making these basic mistakes.

Mental Tricks That Will Help You Hate Winter Less

With the endless falling of snow, winter can be a miserable time. Hate it a little less by adding these clever mental tricks to your arsenal.

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Everyone should be able to have open conversations with their boss, but there are some things you should just never say.

What You Need to Start Flipping Items for Cash Online

You don't need a lot to start flipping stuff for cash — some of it you may already have!

10 Golden Rules of Personal Finance Everyone Should Know

These 10 money truths will set you on the right path to financial enlightenment.

9 Smart Reasons to Last-Minute Holiday Shop

Haven't started your holiday shopping yet? Good! Because in this case, the late bird gets the worm.

7 Reasons You Really Need to Pay Yourself First (Seriously)

We know you're tired of the adage, but it's time to take it seriously. You really, really need to pay yourself first.

10 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Under $30

Add these fun, frugal trimmings to your tree — without trimming your savings account.

7 Frugal Living Skills You Should Be Teaching Your Children

No matter how young or old your kids may be, they will certainly be better off if they learn these frugal living skills now.

10 Personal Issues No One at Work Needs to Hear

With work consuming so much of our lives, it seems natural to share our personal lives and concerns with our colleagues. Don't.

How to Stay Focused at Work Despite Your Chatty Coworkers

Believe it or not, you can sidestep your distracting coworkers without actually telling them to zip it. Here's how to walk that line.

10 Old Knick-Knacks You Can Flip for Easy Cash

In need of some extra cash? Look around your home for some flippable vintage knick-knacks like these.