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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

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Handling an inheritance requires a game plan EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Handling an inheritance requires a game plan
3 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
While not always easy to think about, an inheritance is a part of the financial picture for many baby boomers. That was just one of the topics that popped up in my inbox this past week. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How long should you keep important paperwork? EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How long should you keep important paperwork?
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Every year about this time, my mailbox tells me it’s time to review the general guidelines on how long to keep statements, paid bills and other important paperwork. Today’s quick review should help you get your paperwork in order just in time to file your 2016 tax return. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Great dates for couples on a budget EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Great dates for couples on a budget
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Wallet a little thin these days? That shouldn’t mean you have to cancel all your dates until things begin to look up in the finance department. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to buy a mattress EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to buy a mattress
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If you want to drive yourself nuts, go shopping for a new mattress. You’ll hear dozens of theories on coils, fabrics, stuffing, foam density and warranties. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE:Two different ways to have more money EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE:Two different ways to have more money
4 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You need more money, and you need it now. What are you choices? You have two: You can increase your income, or you can reduce your spending. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: One of our friends suggested that we look into a life estate plan, which would ensure that our home goes to our children no matter what. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 10 ways to use washing soda EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 10 ways to use washing soda
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It looks and feels like laundry detergent. It’s white, coarse and powdery. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 8 ways to build a cash stash EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: 8 ways to build a cash stash
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: to spend less, as in “I buy things on sale to save money,” and to physically place money where it is safe from being spent. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Tap water good for your health EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Tap water good for your health
6 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when it happened, but sometime over the past decade or so, the general population of this country formed a belief that bottled water is better than tap water — and safer and healthier. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Why you need an emergency fund and how to get one EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Why you need an emergency fund and how to get one
6 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Four weeks before Christmas, Mitch and Jenn had a string of bad luck. Mitch broke his leg in a skiing accident. [Read More]
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