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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: Seven ways to cut the cost of prescription drugs EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Seven ways to cut the cost of prescription drugs
5 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
These days the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs is enough to give you a heart attack. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Five legal documents every adult needs to have EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Five legal documents every adult needs to have
6 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s been at least 20 years since my husband and I sat in an attorney’s office for hours, slogging through dozens of questions and giving answers regarding our minor children, the title on our home, where we wanted to be buried. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: It's not to late too save for retirement EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: It's not to late too save for retirement
6 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Does the dreaded question “How much money will I need for retirement?” tie your stomach in knots? Millions of your peers are in the same boat, having saved little, if anything at all, to supplement their Social Security benefits during retirement. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Looking for the best inexpensive kitchen knife set? EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Looking for the best inexpensive kitchen knife set?
6 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If your kitchen is anything close to typical, it is likely furnished with a few mismatched pots and lids; a stack of pans that may or may not be the right size for the task at hand [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Should you sell or donate used stuff? EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Should you sell or donate used stuff?
7 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A very strange phenomenon exists in the average American household, wherein items that are no longer needed, such as clothes, shoes, toys, games, seem to accumulate in the dark of night, filling cupboards, closets, attics and basements to the brim and beyond. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Halloween doesn't have to be expensive EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Halloween doesn't have to be expensive
7 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I have no one to blame but myself for the fact that our boys grew up favoring Halloween over all other holidays, with the possible exception of Christmas. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Plan now for next year's back to school EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Plan now for next year's back to school
7 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Have I been sleeping in a cave for 100 years? It sure feels like it. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to remove moss, mold from outdoor surfaces EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to remove moss, mold from outdoor surfaces
7 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Something weird is going on in Washington, D.C., and I’m not talking about politics. It’s the big white marble dome of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: For the love of a good iron EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: For the love of a good iron
8 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
While it’s true that life is uncertain, there’s at least one thing I am very sure of: I will never be held hostage for refusing to iron. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: For every problem, there's WD-40 EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: For every problem, there's WD-40
8 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s not new. The blue-and-yellow can is about as familiar as anything I remember from my childhood. Because it was banished to a shelf in the garage, I assumed WD-40 was for cars. Boy, was I wrong! WD-40 is amazing — and cheap. [Read More]
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