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

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Recently, I reached into the pile known as my mail and pulled out a great question: “How can I restore the finish to an original, classic mid-century modern Formica top table that has some noticeable dull spots?” I have the answer, but misplaced the letter. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s not something you buy every day. But when it’s time to buy carpet, you want to know your stuff. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I have a quirk, a kind of brain glitch that annoys me to no end. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: What is a safe disinfectant for colored clothes, such as underwear and bath towels? I can’t use chlorine bleach, and since I usually wash my colored clothes in cold water, I do not feel like I am getting them sanitized enough. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
CLOG-FREE PET WASH: When giving your dog or cat a bath in the sink, cut a circle the size of your drain out of a green scrubbie pad. Place the pad in the drain to keep it from clogging with animal hair. — Mary [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
According author to Donna McCrohan only 4 percent of dissatisfied customers let a business know when they are unhappy with a product or service and then follow up effectively until they are satisfied. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If it were easy to get out of debt, no one would have credit card balances, student debt or personal loans. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It had to be a typo, even though I know that national magazines have proofreaders, so they don’t release issues that include typos. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I hope you can help me. My furniture was in storage for six months. Everything was fine before that, but now the ice cubes from my ice maker taste stale. That’s the best description I can give. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Family vacations can be either delightful or disastrous — it depends greatly on your attitude and the care you devote to research and planning. [Read More]
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