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7 Easy Ways to Slash the Cost of Clothing Nov. 25, 2020

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Clothing is not optional, but spending a lot of money on it is, says author Gregory Karp in his book... Read More

Dollar-Store Lightbulbs, Free Windshield Repair and More Reader Tips Nov. 24, 2020

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Not all companies are starving for business these days. In fact, some are setting records for growth... Read More

Readers Share Creative Holiday Tips and Tricks Nov. 10, 2020

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I am enjoying the unique holiday tips and tricks readers are sending my way to be shared with you. O... Read More

How to Afford the Big Stuff Nov. 05, 2020

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You don't need me to tell you that we're living in uncertain economic times. One day, stocks are pl... Read More

Simple Money Rules to Live By Nov. 04, 2020

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I have a quirk, a kind of brain glitch that annoys me to no end. I cannot easily distinguish left fr... Read More

How to Make Perfect Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Nov. 02, 2020

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The idea left me, well, cold. Coffee is supposed to be hot. Very, very hot. And then, I made a serio... Read More

The Case of the Frugal Florist Oct. 28, 2020

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Dear Mary: I offered to do flower arrangements for a very small family wedding. The bride donated $1... Read More

Bargains by the Month Oct. 27, 2020

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OK, I'll say a word and you respond with the first thing that pops into your head. Me: January. You:... Read More

Understanding Life Insurance Policies Oct. 19, 2020

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Dear Mary: I read your column all the time and can't thank you enough for all the helpful money-savi... Read More

Where To Find Professional Help With Liquidating a Household Oct. 15, 2020

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Dear Mary: You have a great column! I learn something new from it every day. My problem is finding a... Read More

Want Financial Freedom? Learn To Control Your Spending Oct. 14, 2020

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My life changed radically about 28 years ago when I came clean about my relationship with money. I b... Read More

Readers Offer Their Best Travel Tips Oct. 13, 2020

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Planning to hit the road for some fun family times this fall? Travel has been severely curtailed ove... Read More

Money Dilemmas: Everyone Has Them From Time to Time Oct. 12, 2020

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CHEAPER INSURANCE FOR TEEN DRIVER? Dear Mary: My son will be getting his driver's license this year,... Read More

9 Favorite Cleaning Formulas Oct. 08, 2020

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The next time you need cleaning supplies, take a trip to your pantry, not the store. You already hav... Read More

10,000 Useful Tips To Save Time and Money ... and Counting! Oct. 07, 2020

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Today, I have a bunch of tips for you. These are quick, wonderful ways to save time and money every ... Read More

Hands Off the Cheese, Please! Oct. 06, 2020

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Call me picky, but I prefer my greens to be those of the garden variety, not something growing on my... Read More

Shall I Save ... or Pay and Pay and Pay? Oct. 01, 2020

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Dear Mary: I just received my income tax refund. At first, I thought of paying off a credit card bil... Read More

Readers Seeking Help With Cloudy Shower Doors, Expensive Hair Dye and Bigger Paychecks Sep. 30, 2020

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Dear Mary: How can I get the hard water marks off my glass shower doors? I've tried vinegar, and tha... Read More

Living With Cash Is Challenging but Not Impossible Sep. 28, 2020

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Dear Mary: I like the idea of shopping online. The problem I have is that I am digging my way out of... Read More

The Pay-As-You-Go Route to Higher Education Sep. 22, 2020

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Dear Mary: How can a person finance her education without taking out loans? I need to get a master's... Read More