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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
21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
When I worked in a bridal shop in Florida, we bought all of our jewelry, gloves, veils and most headpieces wholesale from Accessory Wholesale in New Orleans. [Read More]
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21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You should see the big wad of lint I just plucked from the trap of my clothes dryer. Ack! Where does all of that come from? I know I emptied all pockets and I’m certain I did not wash a bag of pillow stuffing. [Read More]
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21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Recently I spent a few days on the campus of a private university in the Midwest. I was there to speak to the students on money matters — specifically the student loans many of these students will take with them as part of their college experience. [Read More]
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21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
We get so many earthquakes in Southern California, we’re on first-name basis with the world-renowned seismologist at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Dr. Kate Hutton. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Food prices have increased so dramatically in recent years, a trip to the supermarket is enough to ruin your appetite. With food weighing in as the second-biggest monthly expense for many families, we all need to find clever ways to save. I’ve got some great tips for driving those costs down. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Credit cards can protect you and your money. But it’s so easy to get burned! Are you feeling more controlled by your credit cards than in control? You have legal rights that protect you, but loopholes give credit card companies an advantage. Consumer confusion can mean big profits for them. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Thanks so much for including the San Francisco Exploratorium in a recent column! We have changed our schedule of free days and are no longer free to the public on the first Wednesday of every month. [Read More]
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23 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If my inbox is any indicator of what’s going on in the world, and I believe it is, smelly towels are a growing problem for consumers — and for sure EC readers. [Read More]
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23 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Frugality. It’s a word that, for many people, screams deprivation and even poverty. [Read More]
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23 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Dear Mary: My young grandson is getting married soon, and neither he nor his fiance can cook. Could you please recommend a good all-purpose cookbook and a microwave cookbook for newlyweds who will have a very tight and limited budget? I’m thinking this would be a useful and practical wedding gift. [Read More]
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