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 “Debt-Proof Living,” released in 2014. To find out more about Mary and read her past columns, please visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com.

Articles by MARY HUNT

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to treat laundry stains EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to treat laundry stains
2 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Now and then I open my mailbox to find a letter than makes me want to jump up and run around yelling: “I know the answer! I know exactly how to fix this problem!” That’s exactly what happened the day I heard from Chris. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Easy ways to do stuff cheaper, better, faster EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Easy ways to do stuff cheaper, better, faster
3 days ago - - MARY HUNT
If there’s one thing I love it’s discovering something quick and easy that saves me time and money and makes my life easier. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Magical solutions for challenging situations EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Magical solutions for challenging situations
4 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Sometimes it’s the most unusual thing that turns out to be the magical solution for a household problem — things like a hairdryer, a bottle of essential oil or a tube of toothpaste. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own safe ant spray EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own safe ant spray
5 days ago - - MARY HUNT
If you’ve ever had to deal with an invasion of ants, you know the meaning of frustration. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Achieve your freezer's full potential EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Achieve your freezer's full potential
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
Is your freezer a money-guzzling storage facility for mystery meats? An oversized ice maker? It’s time to learn how to turn that box of wasted cold space into the money-stretching time-saving household appliance it was meant to be. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Best inexpensive stick vacuums reviewed EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Best inexpensive stick vacuums reviewed
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
Over the past several months, I’ve received more requests for the best inexpensive stick vacuum than all other such requests combined. I get it. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Dumb things to do with a tax refund EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Dumb things to do with a tax refund
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Tax time: that interesting time of year when ordinarily smart people begin to make really dumb financial decisions. Isn't it amazing to watch what a little extra cash (well, for some, a lot of extra cash) lining the pockets can do? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Reader responses to recent posts EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Reader responses to recent posts
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Every time I hit the send button on a new post, I get a momentary sense of accomplishment. And when your responses come pouring in, they are a welcomed pat on the back. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Get in touch with inner second-grader EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Get in touch with inner second-grader
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
So, how is your investing for the future coming along? What? You’re confused? I understand. Most of us are total novices. So what do we do? We let others make our decisions for us, thinking they are so much smarter because they are “professionals” or TV commentators. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own dirt EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own dirt
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
There is no doubt that this whole cheapskate thing can be taken too far. There are matters of time, if not personal dignity, that dictate for each of us to what extent we are willing to go to maximize our resources. [Read More]
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