Indiana, PA - Indiana County

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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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: We are one month behind on our mortgage payments and plan to catch up this month. We have told our credit union we will pay half on the 1st and the second half on the 13th. This will bring us current. They call all day, every hour. [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The idea of emergency preparedness is a good one. Every family needs some kind of plan in the event of a kind of disaster that could disrupt the normal course of life. But where to start? Hopefully, these quick tips will do the trick to get you unstuck and on your way to being prepared. [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If there is one thing most people take for granted, it is food. U.S. supermarkets are always well-stocked, and we don’t think much about how all that food gets there. [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Discovering that you’ll be getting a tax refund is certainly not the worst news you’ve had in your life. In fact, it’s easy to see a tax refund as some kind of gift from the universe. [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I have been a fan for more than 15 years. Thanks to following your advice over the years, we have paid off our house, and we are currently two car loans from being completely debt-free. Recently my teenage daughter was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer, and the bills are piling up. [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I remember my grandmother saying, “If we didn’t need food, we’d all be rich!” [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You may recall a few months ago I wrote about the new inexpensive laptop computer series that is sweeping the tech world called Chromebooks. I’m still onboard in a big way. [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Worried about layoffs? You’re not alone. About 6-in-10 Americans worry that they will lose their jobs because of the current state of the economy, according a recent Pew Research poll. [Read More]
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21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You can own 85 pairs of shoes and 100 DVD’s and not suffer from shopaholism. The test, experts say, is if you spend so much time and money shopping that it negatively affects your finances and your relationships. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 11 Simple Strategies for Smart Living EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 11 Simple Strategies for Smart Living
21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
TOY BUCKET: Use a large plastic bucket to store children’s plastic toys. Drill several drainage holes in the bottom of the bucket, and you can wash the toys in the bathtub or outdoors with the hose when the kids are finished playing. [Read More]
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