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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: A 'unitasker' is useless EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: A 'unitasker' is useless
14 hours ago - - MARY HUNT
Celebrity chef Alton Brown contends that a kitchen tool that does only one job is mostly useless. He calls things like a garlic press, strawberry stem remover or hot dog steamer a “unitasker.” [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
2 days ago - - MARY HUNT
This is not the first time in this column that we’ve visited the subject of how to get out of the supermarket with at least some money left in your bank account. Still, who doesn’t need an occasional reminder — a mental tune-up — to remain vigilant and razor-sharp when it comes to making our [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
3 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Facing your debts can be depressing for several reasons. First, all the stuff that caused the debt is not so wonderful and new as it used to be. And the interest rates ... Yikes! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
If you are committed to teaching your kids how the world operates, and you should be, teach them about money. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
One of the best money management tools I know is this rule of thumb: Match quality with need. In other words, don’t buy quality beyond the need. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
What would you do if you actually had to use everything you own, including all that stuff in the drawers, cupboards, closets, shelves and boxes in your kitchen, bedrooms, living room, basement, attic, garage, rafters, driveway, patio, side yard and cars? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Financial freedom in 15 minutes EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Financial freedom in 15 minutes
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
The email contained a single word in the subject line: Help! [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I am noticing a growing trend in my mailbox — readers in search of financial planners or advisers. Or assistants. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
I need to just admit this up front: I am a dishwasher snob. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Your Consumer Behavior is Keeping You Broke EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Your Consumer Behavior is Keeping You Broke
2 weeks ago - - MARY HUNT
You know what I love? Walking into my supermarket the day after Thanksgiving and hearing the best Christmas music ever. Yeah! And if I wasn’t in the mood to bake Christmas cookies before I got there, just hearing that lovely music changes verything. [Read More]
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