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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: Take the luck out of potluck EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Take the luck out of potluck
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I grew up as a preacher’s kid in the era of the all-church potluck, a ritual event that took place regularly in the basement of the church. The food was bland, at best. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What to do with your sour milk and melted ice cream EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What to do with your sour milk and melted ice cream
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Have you ever walked into the kitchen to make your morning cup of coffee only to discover someone left milk on the counter all night? Or the ice cream? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What to do with the last bit of food EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: What to do with the last bit of food
17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If your refrigerator is like mine, it harbors an odd assortment of leftovers and jars of almost-gone food. So can you do with these items? Try these suggestions on for size: [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to eliminate gasoline odor EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to eliminate gasoline odor
18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Recently a message showed up in my inbox that made my heart sink. I couldn’t help imagine what it would be like to lend my car to someone, only to have him or her return it in worse condition. And what if that condition is not reversible?! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Paycheck 101: A college grad's guide EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Paycheck 101: A college grad's guide
18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
There you are, a college graduate with your newly minted degree in one hand and new job in the other — or the confidence that you will have one soon. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get rid of annoying insects without poison EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get rid of annoying insects without poison
18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Got insects like ants, centipedes, cockroaches, silverfish, fleas, even — gasp! — bedbugs trying to take over your home or garden? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers offer feedback on advice EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers offer feedback on advice
18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: I just read your recent column about the ASUS Chromebook laptop, and I wanted to send a belated thank you. A couple years ago I needed to replace my laptop. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Why you need a slow cooker
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EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Why you need a slow cooker
19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
It’s an ingenious appliance because it’s simple. It cooks slowly — really slowly. It can take up to eight hours to prepare a meal, whereas other methods take 30 minutes. But unlike that 30-minute meal, a slow cooker doesn’t need a babysitter. There’s no coddling required. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get back at your creditors EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to get back at your creditors
19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Late fees, punitive interest rates and over-limit fees are piling up on your credit reports. It’s enough to make you scream! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to trap wasps and other great reader tips EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to trap wasps and other great reader tips
19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Are you aware that your health insurance provider might cover the cost of your gym membership? [Read More]
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