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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: For every problem, there's WD-40 EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: For every problem, there's WD-40
9 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]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own copper, aluminum cleaners EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make your own copper, aluminum cleaners
9 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: The copper post tops on my deck are becoming tarnished. Do you know of a natural (cheap) way that I can clean them without damaging the copper? I’m enclosing a photo, too. — Patti [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The three best steam irons EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The three best steam irons
9 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I just asked Siri, “How do most people relax?” She rattled off a list of activities, including “nosh on chocolate,” “rub your feet over a golf ball,” “count backward,” “meditate,” and “drip cold water on your wrists.” [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Credit cards in the hands of students EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Credit cards in the hands of students
9 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Your kids are fortunate to be growing up in this most progressive and exciting time in history. That’s the good news. The bad news is the very culture that offers them the world is also perpetrating this lie: You are entitled to have everything you want, even if you can't pay for it. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Other uses for dryer sheets EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Other uses for dryer sheets
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Perhaps you’ve seen a list of uses for dryer sheets floating around the internet. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Better than fast food, cheaper than eating out EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Better than fast food, cheaper than eating out
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
On those superbusy days when you don’t have time to cook at home but it’s too expensive to eat out, semi-fast food, combining quick-service food with home cooking, is a great way to get the best of both worlds. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Mosquitoes are nasty creatures. They bite, transmit terrible diseases, and from what I’ve read have no unique or redeeming value in the ecosystem. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to keep ants at bay EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to keep ants at bay
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The best part of my job as your humble columnist is the mail I get from my loyal readers. I had to laugh today when the first two letters I pulled from my inbox requested help with ants and sharks. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get top dollar for your home EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get top dollar for your home
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
So you’re getting ready to sell your house. Just thinking about it can be an overwhelming experience. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The best inexpensive double strollers for baby EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The best inexpensive double strollers for baby
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Thank you for your column, I really enjoy it! We went with your recommendation and purchased your “best inexpensive stroller,” hoping it would stand up against the cobblestones of Rome, Italy. [Read More]
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