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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 “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

EVERDAY CHEAPSKATE: Investing in debt a sure thing EVERDAY CHEAPSKATE: Investing in debt a sure thing
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Should I save or pay off debt? That has to be at the top of the most common questions I have received over the years. And the answer is solid: It depends! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Best inexpensive computer printers EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Best inexpensive computer printers
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
With so many technologies and capabilities available, choosing a printer isn’t easy. Don’t assume you’ll find the perfect printer anytime soon. No matter the cost, printers get paper jams. They run out of ink and toner. Network connectivity can be challenging. That’s just the nature of print [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Ways to develop a saver's attitude EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Ways to develop a saver's attitude
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Cutting expenses is the way to spend less so you have money to save, but unless you are actually putting that money into a safe place to be held for some future use, you’re not really saving at all. You’re just spending less. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to clean gunk, grime from kitchen cabinets EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to clean gunk, grime from kitchen cabinets
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Kitchen cabinets are for storing dishes, not grease. Unfortunately, wood cabinets, whether painted or natural with a clear finish, are prone to all sorts of grease, grime and gunk from simply being in the kitchen. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Salad in a bag not worth the price EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Salad in a bag not worth the price
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I don’t buy bagged double- or triple-washed lettuce, or any other variety of prepared salad greens in a plastic clamshell or bag. But not be for the reasons you might assume. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers give feedback on Instant Pot EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers give feedback on Instant Pot
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Did you notice or read about that big internet outage a number of weeks back? As I fumbled and fumed over a variety of websites being down, I had to laugh at myself. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Get that peaceful, easy feeling that comes with decluttering EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Get that peaceful, easy feeling that comes with decluttering
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A few weeks ago, I got a wake-up call that wasn’t exactly intended for me. Our friends Matt and Sharlene were told that Matt’s 92-year-old aunt had died. As the executors of her estate, this did not catch them by surprise. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Use meal kits to cut food costs EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Use meal kits to cut food costs
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Faithful readers will recall that my husband and I have been testing and enjoying one of the handful of meal kit delivery services that are becoming quite popular. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Here's a foolproof plan to save $1,000 EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Here's a foolproof plan to save $1,000
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The most important thing you can do to make your personal economy strong is have an umbrella, an emergency fund with at least enough money to pay all of your bills for three to six months. You can’t even imagine being able to save that much? No worries. Start small. Let’s say $1,000. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Let the decluttering begin EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Let the decluttering begin
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I know it’s time. It’s been time for at least two years, possibly longer. I need to clean my kitchen. Now, before you send the Health Department to my address, let me explain. What I mean by “clean” is that I need to clean out and organize my kitchen pantry, cupboards and drawers. [Read More]
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