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A Credit Card Should Build Credit, Not Create Debt Feb. 23, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: My 30-year-old son-in-law needs to get a credit card approved so he can buy tires for his... Read More

The 7-Day All-Cash Challenge Feb. 18, 2021

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This morning while waiting for my car to fill up, I put the time to good use. I read all the hazard ... Read More

6 Things Kids Need To Know About Spending Money Jan. 28, 2021

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What grade would you give your parents for how well they prepared you to manage your finances? What ... Read More

The Accidental Stain Remover Jan. 27, 2021

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You know all the hand sanitizer you keep in your car, purse and drawers at home, work and school? Th... Read More

How to Clean a Steam Iron So It Steams and Looks Like New Dec. 29, 2020

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Before you toss that steam iron because it refuses to steam and the soleplate is sporting a brown, b... Read More

5 Easy Ways to Keep Cats out of Your Yard and Garden Dec. 28, 2020

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If you've ever suffered the annoyance of outdoor cats ruining your yard and garden, help is on the w... Read More

'Activity' Christmas Gifts Dec. 21, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Our family has decided as a group to not buy anything for one another for Christmas thi... Read More

Cool Ways to Use Your Freezer Dec. 15, 2020

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Is your freezer a money-guzzling storage facility for mystery meats? A stopping off point for leftov... Read More

What Our Mistakes Teach Us Dec. 14, 2020

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Have you made any mistakes lately? Want to talk about it? Most people don't. Can't say that I blame ... Read More

11 Insanely Simple Ways to Save Money on Groceries Dec. 10, 2020

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an American family of four spends an average of $1,... Read More

6 Reasons You Need to Add Vinegar to the Laundry Dec. 09, 2020

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When buying vinegar to use in the laundry, choose distilled white vinegar with 5% acidity. It's is a... Read More

Ask Me Anything: Hot Cold-Brew Coffee, Power Strips, Cook's Trick and More Dec. 07, 2020

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Today is mailbag day, when I reach into my virtual mailbag to read and respond to a handful of lette... Read More

Wise Christmas Tips From Readers With Years of Experience Dec. 03, 2020

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Not long ago, I was privileged to be asked to speak to a wonderful group of seniors. The point of my... Read More

Great Readers Share Their Best Frugal Tips Dec. 02, 2020

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Whether it's expensive meals out, pet hair in the car or mailing packages safely, my readers are alw... Read More

Ways to Use Windex That Have Nothing to Do With Windows Dec. 01, 2020

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Recently, while digging out, cleaning up and reorganizing our storage room, I discovered a half-full... Read More

An Amazing Solution for Dingy, Gray Laundry Nov. 30, 2020

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The problem of dingy gray laundry is not foreign to my mailbox. In fact, it's a subject that shows u... Read More

What Can I Substitute for Blue Dawn? Nov. 12, 2020

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Dear Mary: I love all the tips you give for making your own cleaning solutions. Sadly, over the past... 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

Is It Legit, or Is It a Scam? Nov. 09, 2020

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Every day, millions of people get sucked into internet scams and tricks that end up costing them dea... 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