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 shop for Christmas presents without going into debt EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to shop for Christmas presents without going into debt
20 hours ago - - MARY HUNT
If you are or ever have been plagued by consumer debt, I can almost guarantee expenses related to Christmas have contributed greatly to that miserable situation. You know I’m right, and unless we do something to stop that pattern things are about to get much worse for you. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Wallpaper removal a messy job EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Wallpaper removal a messy job
2 days ago - - MARY HUNT
A letter I received in my inbox this week sent me into hypermemory mode. For a few minutes, I relived the time when wallpaper was all the rage, when I decided to wallpaper our dining room in a lovely orange and yellow floral stripe. I know. But it was in vogue at the time. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What's the best inexpensive sewing machine? EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What's the best inexpensive sewing machine?
3 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Turning 7 years old was a big deal on its own, but for me it was even better because I became old enough to join 4-H, America’s largest youth development organization. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to curb the urge to quit EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to curb the urge to quit
4 days ago - - MARY HUNT
I wouldn’t tell just anyone what I’m about to tell you — I’m only telling you because we’re like family. I want to quit at least several times a week. Seriously. The thought crosses my mind, and not when things are going great. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Fabric softener products the problem, not the solution EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Fabric softener products the problem, not the solution
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
In the laundry, most of us are prone to overkill. We want beautifully clean, brilliantly white, soft and fluffy laundry results. And we don’t measure. We pour stuff out of jugs, straight into the washer, often adding a second big glug just to make sure. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers ask a few questions EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers ask a few questions
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
Have I told you lately about my email inbox? It’s a mess. And today I’m ready to clean it up big-time by answering 11 questions, each of them representing dozens more with about the same request. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Painless ways to save $50 or more EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Painless ways to save $50 or more
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
Money may not grow on trees, but we can help it grow in our wallets. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to create the 'Dirty Denim' look EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to create the 'Dirty Denim' look
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Are your teens hounding you for the hottest look for fall, known as “dirty denim”? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The science of eliminating odors EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The science of eliminating odors
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Some of my fondest childhood memories have the name of my sixth-grade teacher written all over them. Mr. Migaki loved science and made me love it, too, with his amazing experiments, formulas and use of the scientific method. He made school so much fun. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Discover the many ways to use hydrogen peroxide EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Discover the many ways to use hydrogen peroxide
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A few days ago, I got a message that reminded me about the wonders of an ordinary product most people have somewhere in the house. It read: [Read More]
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