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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 EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Children learn by asking questions. Students learn by asking questions. New recruits learn by asking questions. I learn by asking questions! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
When my boys were really young, I had them convinced that I knew everything. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
21 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
For years, I believed an old wives’ tale that bananas will turn black and spoil almost instantly if you put them in the refrigerator. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Life on earth has never been perfect, but you’d have a hard time convincing some people of that. It’s not that they are ignorant. They have selective memories. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
In 1970, John Franz, a chemist for Monsanto, discovered that the chemical glyphosate is a potent herbicide that kills just about every kind of plant material imaginable. In no time, the company gave its miracle weedkiller the brand name Roundup. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If you’re planning a home rehab — or in the throes of one right now — just imagine how wonderful it would be if all it took to make the place like new was a spritz or two of our favorite odor-eliminating, disinfecting and cleaning spray. That’s all it took for some very lucky birds! [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
Years ago, I read in The New York Times that the average American adult is the target of some 3,500 commercial ads in a single day. How outrageous is that? Sure, we live in a highly commercialized society, but 3,500 ads? In a single day? I figured that had to be a gross exaggeration. [Read More]
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22 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
RED CLAY STAINS: You can get red clay out of white pants by adding ᄑ cup of Cascade automatic dishwasher powder with your regular laundry detergent. [Read More]
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23 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
There’s nothing I enjoy more than opening my mail to find it stuffed with my readers’ money- and time-saving tips. Sharing them with you is a close second. [Read More]
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23 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
If I had a dollar for every stupid purchase I’ve made in my life, I’d be a wealthy woman. [Read More]
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