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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

Ready to Take the 3-Apple Challenge? Oct. 26, 2020

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In the modern-day supermarket, an apple is something that never disappears. No matter what time of y... Read More

Credit Protection for the Elderly Is a Must Oct. 21, 2020

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Dear Mary: My father has been the victim of elder abuse. His sister, who was his caregiver, has char... Read More

Superfoods, Super Cheap Oct. 20, 2020

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Imagine ordinary food items, available in any supermarket, that are powerful enough to help you lowe... 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

A Roll Is a Raise Oct. 15, 2020

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Warning, Will Robinson! (And warning to you, too, Wilhelmina Robinson!) Love all the money you are s... 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

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

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

Public Library Services You May Not Know About That Can Save You Money Sep. 21, 2020

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My adult children are big on borrowing stuff from their parents. And, from time to time, they may fa... Read More

How To Make a Cake From (Almost) Scratch and More Great Reader Tips Sep. 17, 2020

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This week, my supermarket has brand-name cake mixes on sale for $1 each, so I've stocked up. And jus... Read More

Car Leases and Laundry Detergents Sep. 16, 2020

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Dear Mary: My wife and I are having a disagreement. I want to lease a new car now, because ours is o... Read More

Another Batch of Great Reader Tips Sep. 14, 2020

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If you've ever asked yourself, "Is there one more thing I could possibly do with baking soda," or, "... Read More

More Ways Hydrogen Peroxide Can Make Your Life Easier Sep. 10, 2020

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Hydrogen peroxide is as harmless as it is powerful, and it's so much more than just a household clea... Read More