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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

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10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A recent column brought a flood of messages to my inbox, most of them with the same message that goes something like this: I want to save. I need to save. But I don’t have any money to save! How can I even get started when I am so close to the edge? [Read More]
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10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I was way off base when I guessed “egg-gathering basket.” Leslie Hindman, host of the TV show “Appraisal Fair,” held up this round cage contraption with folding sides and asked us to guess, “What the heck is it?” [Read More]
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10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
We Americans are bent on spending, and that is supposed to be a good thing. It drives our economy. When spending is down the outlook is bleak. When it’s up, economic-types are giddy with joy. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The Wall Street Journal has estimated the annual yield from garage sales to be around $2 billion. Isn’t it about time for you to claim your share of that jackpot? [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Dear Cheapskate: My wife and I are having a disagreement. I want to lease a new car now because ours is old and paying for repairs is like flushing money down the drain. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
To the person drowning in debt, a debt-consolidation loan looks a lot like a lifesaver. But reaching for it without knowing exactly what it’s made of could be a serious mistake. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
This morning while waiting for my car to fill up, I put the time to good use. I read all the hazard warnings. [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If you’re confused by the world of digital books and eReaders, here’s a quick tutorial to get you up to speed: An “eBook reader,” also called an eBook device or eReader, is an electronic device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading books and periodicals in a digital format. [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I travel a lot — nearly 1.4 million miles on American Airlines alone. I can’t claim to be an expert on how to earn, maintain and redeem frequent flyer miles, but I have learned a lot from those who are. [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The most powerful financial tool you have at your disposal is your ability to control your thoughts and the circumstance in your life. Your attitude is the only thing in your life over which you have complete control. [Read More]
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