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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

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Should I move my balance? EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Should I move my balance?
15 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: May I ask your advice? I have a credit-card balance of $4,500 at 18 percent interest. My FICO score is 700. I am determined to pay this off in the coming 12 months. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
16 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Sometimes it is the simplest things that bring the most joy. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
16 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It was the worst day of my life. Not one of the worst days. Not a day where not one thing seems to go right. Worse than that. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
16 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I’ve never been a schoolteacher, but I’ve been a parent. I wish I’d known years ago what I know now about what gifts of thank teachers really want. I would have skipped all the “Best Teacher in the World” coffee mugs and gone more for the classroom supplies. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
16 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I have been following your column for years. My husband and I recently signed up for LifeLock based on your recommendations, and I thank you for that. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR READERS: Every day, as you can probably imagine, I get a ton of mail. These days most arrive via email, which is convenient and inexpensive. But I still get plenty of cards and letters in envelopes with postmarks and stamps. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to cut the cost of clothes EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to cut the cost of clothes
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Imagine that by some stroke of luck and shopping reversal you had all the cash you’ve spent in your wardrobe-buying lifetime on clothes you didn’t wear. For most of us that would represent quite a nice nest egg given our history for making so many back-of-the-closet mistakes. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It used to be that young people reaching adulthood could not wait to leave home and be on their own. And their parents longed for an empty nest and quieter lives. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I saw the most amazing thing recently. A little girl I’m guessing to be about 2-years-old, reached for her daddy’s iPhone, turned it on, input the password and then sat back to watch something that required no effort on her part. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to build a cash stash EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to build a cash stash
18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: 1) To spend less, as in “I buy things on sale to save money,” and 2) To physically place money where it is safe from being spent. [Read More]
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