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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

How to Survive and Thrive as a Young Boss

For young leaders it can be hard to step into the boss's shoes. Here's how to make them your own.

7 Underrated Skills That Will Help You in Any Job

Not every job skill shows up on a resume. These underrated soft skills are just as beneficial to your career.

8 Non-Finance Skills That Will Make You a Money Master

Becoming a money master requires skills — but not necessarily financial skills.

7 Ways You Can Save $1,000 by Christmas, If You Start Now

Most reach the holiday season with very little money saved but if you start now, you'll have plenty for gifts, and maybe enough for feasts, treats, and a whole lot more!

8 Money Mistakes at 20 That Will Land You in Debt by 30

We all make mistakes in our 20s — but these money mishaps could lead you straight to your debt-ridden 30s.

6 Reasons You're Still Struggling to Pay Bills

You're making decent money and not obviously wasting it. So why are you still on thin ice by bill-paying day?

10 Money Rules Every Working Adult Should Know

Money management doesn't have to be complicated. Master a few (or all!) of these basics and you'll be on your way.

7 Things You Can Downsize Right Now

When we think "Downsize" we think trading a big home for a small one. Don't stop there — there's lots of smaller stuff to downsize, too!

6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working the Night Shift

Working the graveyard shift can do a number on your overall health. Create a routine that supports.

7 Added Costs That Come With a Bigger House

Bigger isn't always better, but when it comes to houses, it's usually more expensive.

7 Worst Reasons NOT to Buy a House

If you're avoiding homeownership, make sure it's not for one of these not-so-great reasons.

6 Financial Skills to Master Before You Graduate

Before you don your cap and gown, you have one more lesson to learn; basic personal finance.

8 Traits of People Who Live Debt-Free

Debt-free folks have a lot in common. If you adopt some of their habits, you can live debt-free, too.

7 Money Moves That’ll Protect You During the Next Recession

The Great Recession left our finances in the lurch. These money moves will protect you if we enter another one.

7 Reasons to Get Spring Cleaning Done During Winter

Instead of waiting until spring arrives — and wasting all the warm weather — get your spring cleaning done early when you're stuck inside.

8 New Year's Goals Every Freelancer Should Make

This New Year, reflect on everything that makes your small business awesome — and form a plan to make it even more so.

9 Easy Ways to Turn a Terrible Day Around

So you're having a bad day. Here's how easy it is to make it a good one.

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

The holidays should be about family and fun and celebration — not about acquiring debt. Here's how to enjoy the former while avoiding the latter.

10 Financial Resolutions You Can Conquer Before New Year's

Don't wait for the ball to drop and the Champagne to pour; get cracking on these financial resolutions before the end of the year!

11 Money Habits That Make You Look Financially Immature

You're an adult. It's time to start acting like one with your money.