Kentin Waits

Kentin Waits

After 15 years as an online marketer and digital media strategist, I hung up my advertising hat and began writing in earnest five years ago. With a focus on debt-free living, self-reliance, and the reduce/reuse movement, I can usually be found hitting thrift stores and estate sales (coffee firmly in hand) when I'm not writing from my home in rural Iowa.


8 Home Improvement Projects That Pay Off Big

As the housing market heats up, the right renovation can be the difference maker that leads to a sale. Here are some changes that tend to recoup a large percentage of your investment.

Kick the Habit: 7 Steps to Wean Yourself From Credit Cards

Easy credit, the tendency to overspend, and the overwhelming acceptance of plastic as a means to pay for everything from home repairs to hamburgers have helped make consumer indebtedness a chronic condition. Here’s how to break free.