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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

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10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Writing a check is not the only way to give to charity. Your pocket change can go a long way to help those in need. These are a few simple, easy ways to help your local community while still being smart about your funds. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: There are many benefits to DIY laundry softener EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: There are many benefits to DIY laundry softener
10 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Fabric softeners are designed to reduce the amount of static in synthetic fibers. Liquid softeners are added to the final rinse cycle in the washer; softening sheets are thrown into the dryer with the clothes. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I’m writing in response to a recent column in which you gave a tip on washing dirty potatoes in the dishwasher. At first thought this sounds like a good idea. But I see two reasons why it’s a bad idea. Firstly, there is still a chemical clearing agent released during the rinse cycle. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Last year, readers Mitch and Jenn had a string of bad luck. Mitch broke his leg in a skiing accident. Jenn’s car broke down, requiring major repairs. And their home’s aged roof decided to fail right in the midst of a major storm. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Most people are familiar with the term “generic” when it comes to medications. We know that by law, for a medication to be labeled as “generic” for a name-branded prescription, it must be the same thing as its branded cousin. [Read More]
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11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
As you know, I travel quite a bit, which means I have the need to rent cars. Most of the time that goes well, and by “well” I mean I land a fantastic daily rate and I get to test drive a nice new car. [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If I had a dollar for every person who has ever asked me, “Why didn’t anyone ever tell me how to manage money and stay out of debt when I was a kid?!” I’d be a wealthy woman. [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Quick and easy. That’s how I enjoy saving time and money. And every day I learn fun new ways to do that from you, my lovely readers! Check out this new batch of time- and money-saving tips: [Read More]
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12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
When you purchase a new stove, new refrigerator or new countertop, at least half of its fresh, new look is owing to the simple lack of dirt. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I so enjoyed the unique holiday tips and tricks readers sent my way during the holidays, to be shared with you. Over and again I find myself saying, “Wow! Why didn’t I think that?” [Read More]
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