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 “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: Fabric softener products the problem, not the solution EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Fabric softener products the problem, not the solution
3 days ago - - MARY HUNT
In the laundry, most of us are prone to overkill. We want beautifully clean, brilliantly white, soft and fluffy laundry results. And we don’t measure. We pour stuff out of jugs, straight into the washer, often adding a second big glug just to make sure. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers ask a few questions EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers ask a few questions
5 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Have I told you lately about my email inbox? It’s a mess. And today I’m ready to clean it up big-time by answering 11 questions, each of them representing dozens more with about the same request. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Painless ways to save $50 or more EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Painless ways to save $50 or more
6 days ago - - MARY HUNT
Money may not grow on trees, but we can help it grow in our wallets. [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to create the 'Dirty Denim' look EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: How to create the 'Dirty Denim' look
1 week ago - - MARY HUNT
Are your teens hounding you for the hottest look for fall, known as “dirty denim”? [Read More]
EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The science of eliminating odors EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: The science of eliminating odors
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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]
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