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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

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17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Please advise how to remove rust spots from white cutwork linen pieces. I have no idea where these came from but would love to remove them. Thanks. — Frieda H., California [Read More]
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17 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Recently, while brainstorming with a reader who needed to supplement her regular full-time job, I made a quick list of the ways I’ve done that in my life. I wanted to help her discover what others might pay her to do at odd times of the day and on weekends. [Read More]
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18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I used to get so much mail, it would arrive in long plastic trays. Some days I’d get more than 10 trays, each one holding hundreds of individual pieces of mail. [Read More]
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18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I am embarrassed to admit how many personal items I’ve left behind in hotel rooms over the years. [Read More]
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18 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I discovered money was a great antidepressant years ago I spent to change my mood, to reward myself and to make myself feel better after a stressful week. [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
When a University of Michigan survey asked people what they believed would improve their quality of life, the answer given most often was, “More money.” [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
DEAR MARY: Twenty years ago I was lucky enough to receive a five-piece, service for 12, Spode Christmas Tree China (green band) from my mother. [Read More]
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19 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If you itemize your tax return, you probably know that you are allowed to deduct the fair market value of items you donate to charity. But what’s the fair market value of, say, a pair of shoes or a lamp? More than you might think. [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I just read about a woman in Philadelphia who decided to go over her parents’ phone bill only to discover they were paying $21 a month for three leased telephones — one of which they’d tossed out years ago. [Read More]
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20 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Have I got a story for you about the Hubs and me. I don’t like to think that we cave easily to peer pressure, but apparently that is the case. [Read More]
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