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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: Plan now for next year's back to school EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Plan now for next year's back to school
14 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
14 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
14 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
16 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
16 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
16 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]
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