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Still More Summer Tips Jun. 27, 2018

Single File®

Should a woman pop the question? Darn right she should. And now you know why men wait and wait and w... Read More

More Summer Tips Jun. 20, 2018

Single File®

If only we women could be more secure about our age (and our wrinkles) and get comfortable with the ... Read More

Take a Message May. 10, 2018

Work Daze

This has happened to you, I'm sure. You have a problem with your cable company, or your telephone pr... Read More

Helpful Hints for Candidates Mar. 31, 2018

Mark Shields

Successful politicians, those who have won election and re-election to office, almost always have an... Read More

Tip Thievery, Codified Feb. 07, 2018

Connie Schultz

Fourteen years ago, I wrote a column about a tip jar in Cleveland and how the managers too... Read More

A Few Divorce Tips for Steve Bannon Jan. 10, 2018

Connie Schultz

It occurred to me this week that many of us who've gone through a divorce could be mighty helpful ri... Read More

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Resisters Jan. 02, 2018

Froma Harrop

Cleaning up the cultural and civic debris left by Donald Trump and his right-wing helpers will requi... Read More

Simple Tool Keeps Garbage Disposer Clean -- Plus More Great Reader Tips Oct. 25, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: Reading a recent column of yours about cleaning a garbage disposer prompted me to want to... Read More

A Promiscuous Former Life Sep. 19, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We've been marri... Read More

Ask Me Anything: Garbage Disposer Splash Guard, Oyster Sauce, Replacement Toner, New Refrigerator Aug. 29, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

I wish you could see the giant stack of mail I have from readers who have taken me up on my offer to... Read More

More Rules for Women Feb. 12, 2017

Tales From the Front

One of my all-time favorite columns is the column with women's rules that ran recently. But some of ... Read More

Please, No Gifts Dec. 14, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: For the past few years, my sister, her family, my husband and I have been donating at Ch... Read More

Fabric Softener Products Are the Problem, Not the Solution Dec. 01, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

In the laundry, most of us are prone to overkill. We want beautifully clean, brilliantly white, soft... Read More

Now Let's Take a Few Questions From the Audience Nov. 30, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Have I told you lately about my email inbox? It's a mess. And today I'm ready to clean it up big-tim... Read More

Painless Ways to Save $50 or More Nov. 29, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Money may not grow on trees, but we can help it grow in our wallets. Recently, I asked a group of pe... Read More

How to Create the 'Dirty Denim' Look Nov. 28, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Are your teens hounding you for the hottest look for fall, known as "dirty denim"? OK, so you like i... Read More

The Wonders of Hydrogen Peroxide Nov. 22, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

A few days ago, I got a message that reminded me about the wonders of an ordinary product most peopl... Read More

How to Childproof a Forbidden Door, Plus More Great Reader Tips Sep. 13, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

If you've ever needed to prevent children from closing a door and unwittingly locking themselves in ... Read More

Wash Clothes Inside Out and Other Laundry Tips and Tricks Jul. 14, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

I love to do laundry. I'm crazy that way. I also enjoy discovering ways to do it more efficiently, a... Read More

Readers Share Secrets Jul. 07, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Here are some more tips from my readers on ways to make everyday chores a bit simpler and easier. R... Read More