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MARY HUNT

Mary invites questions at mary@everydaycheapskate.com, or c/o Everyday Cheapskate, P.O. Box 2099, Cypress, CA 90630. This column will answer questions of general interest, but letters cannot be answered individually. Mary Hunt is the founder of www.DebtProofLiving.com, a personal finance member website and the author of “The Smart Woman’s Guide to Planning for Retirement,” released in 2013. To find out more about Mary and read her past columns, please visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.

Articles by MARY HUNT

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Perhaps this has happened to you: You’ve lived with carpeting, and then for one reason or another you live with hardwood or some other type of hard surface flooring that shows up every little bit of dust and dirt. You can’t believe it! You can sweep or vacuum one day and by the next morning, the [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The battle with procrastination EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The battle with procrastination
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
One of the toughest things I battle in my life is procrastination. My natural response to everything is that I’ll do it later. And there’s a part of me that despises that procrastinator and wages a daily war to defeat her. That’s how I’ve come to rely on the power of habits and routines. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I had a striking déjà vu moment when I read today’s first reader tip. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Thanks for your most informative recent column on poultry labeling. I have seen chicken in the supermarket that includes “enhanced” on their label. As nearly as I can figure this means pumping salty water into the meat. What is all this about? Thanks. — Mimi [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Try this: Add up your monthly expenses and deduct the total from your monthly income. Hey, not bad! You should have plenty of money with some left over. So why is there never enough? The answer is your selective amnesia. Most of us suffer from it. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
What do you associate with the word “generic?” [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Graduating without debt EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Graduating without debt
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
There was a time that I didn’t have much of an opinion on paying for college with student loans. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I am a retiree and maintain a good credit rating, but it could be better. That being said, I discussed that with my insurance people who said having charge cards open with no balance is a strike against you in achieving that. That took me by surprise. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Could you use an extra $50 or $100 next week? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Long time readers may recall a series of columns, Mary’s Big Remodel (www.everydaycheap skate.com/remodel), where I kept you up to date on the long and agonizing remodel of our home by my husband. [Read More]
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