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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 EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Do you know of any way to revitalize stamp pads that have dried up? Thanks! — V.B. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Salt. It’s mandatory in a human diet. We must have it to survive. But salt can be as destructive as it is needful, due to its ability to destroy and eat holes through metal and remove every last bit of moisture from leather. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I need your help to figure out how we can reduce our home heating bill. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Travel always involves challenges. That’s why I have adopted an attitude that assumes no matter how well I’ve planned, if something can go wrong, it probably will. And if it doesn’t? I consider that a travel bonus. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Are your storage areas overflowing? Do your children outgrow their clothes at the speed of light? Have you outgrown — or just grown tired of — some of your clothes and household items? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Encouragement. For me it is a basic need, or perhaps a character flaw — I’m not quite sure. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: These four cookbooks are must-haves in the kitchen EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: These four cookbooks are must-haves in the kitchen
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The late humorist and master of salesmanship Charlie “Tremendous” Jones said one of my favorite quotes of all time: “You are the same today that you are going to be in five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read.” [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
For years, I’d had a love-hate relationship with baking bread. It’s a domestic skill I could never master, and that bothered me. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Long-time readers of this column may remember the reader who wanted to know where she could donate her fabric scraps. I offered details on a small organization in Texas that turns new fabric scraps into quilts for shelters, churches and other charities. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The way a company deals with its customers after the sale is as important as what happens to get that sale in the first place. I am quick to criticize companies who give poor customer service — and have done so right here. [Read More]
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