Indiana, PA - Indiana County

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: The science of eliminating odors EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The science of eliminating odors
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Some of my fondest childhood memories have the name of my sixth-grade teacher written all over them. Mr. Migaki loved science and made me love it, too, with his amazing experiments, formulas and use of the scientific method. He made school so much fun. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Discover the many ways to use hydrogen peroxide EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Discover the many ways to use hydrogen peroxide
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
A few days ago, I got a message that reminded me about the wonders of an ordinary product most people have somewhere in the house. It read: [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to find the confidence to do repairs yourself EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to find the confidence to do repairs yourself
13 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Figuring out how to install a new tile floor in the family room paid off big for my friend Mary Brock, who lives in South Carolina. A closeout sale of 25 cents each for 12-inch ceramic tiles, basic installation tools and a simple how-to book gave her the confidence she needed to give it a try. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Great ways to save at restaurants EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Great ways to save at restaurants
14 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If the high cost of restaurant meals is eating up your cash, here are some great ways to keep your tab lean! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Quick and easy breakfast ideas EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Quick and easy breakfast ideas
14 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s a few months into the school year. Are you back to a great morning routine? This year, make breakfast a requirement in your house. All you need is 15 minutes and these tips, tricks and hurry-up secrets. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Three secrets of how to successfully budget EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Three secrets of how to successfully budget
14 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I wish I could come up with a better word than “budget” for managing money. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Beware tricks just waiting to be played on you EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Beware tricks just waiting to be played on you
14 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
We know to protect our personal identification and lock our doors at night, and we’re learning from the director of the FBI to put a piece of tape over our webcams to protect our privacy. [Read More]
EVERYDAY SHEAPSKATE: The best boiled egg every time EVERYDAY SHEAPSKATE: The best boiled egg every time
15 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Eggs. They’re nutritious, delicious and cheap! Cooking them properly is quite simple provided you know the secrets. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The best inexpensive luggage EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The best inexpensive luggage
15 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
The past few weeks, I’ve received an unusual number of requests for my take on the best inexpensive luggage, which suggests that many of my readers are making plans to travel over the coming winter holidays. How exciting! I am honored by your trust in me. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to unshrink wool; recover lost savings bonds EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to unshrink wool; recover lost savings bonds
15 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You know the beautiful sweater you accidentally laundered with the kids’ play clothes that now looks as though it were made for your toddler? I have a trick for you. You may be able to unshrink it back to its original size, shape and glory. [Read More]
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