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
9 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
9 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
9 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]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
9 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Recently I got a frantic letter from Barbara, who lives in Florida. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Every day I drive by a beautiful new assisted living complex under construction close to where I live. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A plugged-up sink, shower or tub drain sends most people running for either a bottle of caustic drain cleaner or a plumb-er’s phone number. But wait. This could well be a job you can do yourself without chemicals or a big bill. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Start with one of the principles of living beneath your means: Take care of what you have. Next, add one of the most effective ways to reduce stress: Find an activity that gives you a sense of personal satisfaction. And what do you have? Laundry! No, seriously. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Today I thought I’d reach into my bulging mailbag to respond to a few of your questions. I love to get mail from you, my lovely readers. Even though I cannot personally respond to every message, I read them all. Keep ’em coming! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I have a can of lacquer thinner that I keep handy for one purpose: To clean up any kind of paint spills on carpet, tile or clothes. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Pop quiz: Which is the better buy — pork sirloin roast for $2.89 per pound or boneless pork chops at $3.79 per pound? [Read More]
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