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Homemade Outdoor Window Cleaners Jun. 15, 2020

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Homemade window cleaners are easy to make using common household ingredients you probably have alrea... Read More

Get Financially Confident Starting Now Jun. 11, 2020

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For a good deal of my life, I lived under a dark cloud of fear that I would end up financially desti... Read More

How a Simple Request Turned Into $1,000 of Savings Jun. 10, 2020

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Dear Mary: In a past column, a reader wrote saying it didn't work to call her credit card company to... Read More

With Kids, Travel Kit Can Save the Day Jun. 08, 2020

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Whether it's anticipating a back-seat disaster, coming up with a quick dinner solution or keeping me... Read More

More Great Reader Tips to Save Time and Money Jun. 04, 2020

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TIDY UP WITH LINT ROLLER I use a lint roller on my bathroom rugs to remove hair before I put the rug... Read More

10 Brilliant Reasons to Stop Throwing Out Pickle Juice Jun. 01, 2020

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It was a weird request. My friend Mary Ann asked if she could borrow some pickle juice. Huh? Who kee... Read More

Where Does All the Money Go? May. 26, 2020

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Like trying to hold onto a handful of water, money has a way of magically disappearing right before ... Read More

On Getting Organized May. 25, 2020

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Think you might tend to be slightly unorganized? Let's take this little quiz to find out! Have you ... Read More

How to Feed Your Family for Less May. 21, 2020

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DETERMINE CURRENT FOOD SPENDING It's not easy! Start writing down everything you spend on food for a... Read More

Microfiber Cloths and Why They Work Like Magic May. 20, 2020

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There's nothing like microfiber for cleaning just about any surface in and around the house. If you'... Read More

How to Make Nontoxic Natural Pest Control May. 19, 2020

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Recently, I heard from a reader asking if I knew of any natural pest control to rid an apartment of ... Read More

Best Ever No-Yeast Homemade Bread May. 18, 2020

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Hot, homemade bread with no yeast, no eggs, no oil and no sugar. For hardcore bread lovers, that may... Read More

Should You Lend Money to Family and Friends? May. 13, 2020

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Over the years, I've heard from dozens of readers who have lent money to friends and family members ... Read More

Reader Dilemmas: From Cat Odors to Moving in With Mom and Dad May. 12, 2020

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A KNOCKOUT PUNCH FOR CAT ODOR Dear Mary: My mother-in-law has a leather couch that is only about two... Read More

Great Readers Share More Great Tips! May. 11, 2020

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Receiving so many awesome time- and money-saving tips from my dear readers always reassures me that ... Read More

Homemade Flour Tortillas -- Quick, Easy and Super Cheap Apr. 30, 2020

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Once upon a time, there was a restaurant located in Fountain Valley, California. Mananas' claim to f... Read More

Lower Overall Cost by Installing Replacement Windows Yourself Apr. 30, 2020

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Dear James: I want to get new replacement windows, but the cost is outside my budget. Is it possible... Read More

Prep Steps for First-Time Homebuyers Apr. 22, 2020

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Buying a home can be exciting and terrifying all at once. And for first-time buyers, you can probabl... Read More

Meatballs Make Meals Manageable Apr. 02, 2020

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Dinnertime can be hard with hectic schedules, but planning ahead and having meals ready in your free... Read More

When Batteries Are Just Faking It Mar. 31, 2020

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Just when I think I've heard every possible way to save time and money every day, I open my mail to ... Read More