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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: How to make soap scum disappear EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to make soap scum disappear
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Quite possibly one of the best tips to ever land in my mailbox was from a guy who is a professional property manager. He handles rental apartments near a big university — and lots of them. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Six free websites to help save money
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EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Six free websites to help save money
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Get on board with 365Grateful, a photographic project that’s all about the good things in life. Does it sound similar to keeping a gratitude journal? Well, the idea here is to create a visual journal by taking a photo every day of one thing for which you are grateful. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The blessing of self-government EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The blessing of self-government
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You’d have to be living under a rock to not be aware of the turmoil and economic agitations in the U.S. And the growing debt. Too bad we can’t do much about it. In fact, we are powerless. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to clean dirty, stained leather EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to clean dirty, stained leather
11 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
To me there’s nothing quite as lovely as soft, supple, beautiful leather. I’ll take it in a handbag, shoes, car seats and furniture. I love fine leather. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to turn a 15-minute phone call into hundreds of dollars EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to turn a 15-minute phone call into hundreds of dollars
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I don’t have cable TV in my house, but I do have internet. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Stores with top layaway programs EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Stores with top layaway programs
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
For those who aren’t old enough to remember, layaway is the way lots of people shopped back before credit card debt was fashionable — or shall I say, tolerable. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Oven thermometer needs to be updated EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Oven thermometer needs to be updated
12 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I’d had the same oven thermometer for at least a hundred years. The thing had been splattered on and dropped more times than I can count. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: House rules for cleaning the dishwasher EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: House rules for cleaning the dishwasher
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I grew up being fearful of the oddest things. I wasn’t bold enough to question why; I just did as I was told. Here’s one: Never, ever put good dishes or silver flatware in the dishwasher. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How a simple solution changed everything for one family EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How a simple solution changed everything for one family
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
There are two main types of illness: acute and chronic. An acute illness doesn’t last very long. It goes away either on its own or in response to treatment, such as taking medicine or having surgery. A chronic illness or condition is ongoing. It affects your health over a long period of time. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The itinerary for cheap travel EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The itinerary for cheap travel
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I’m on my way out the door, headed for California. What could have been a very expensive trip is going to be so cheap that even I am amazed. [Read More]
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