Is your monthly grocery spending eating up a big portion of your income? You’re not alone. Figures from the U.S.
You know how much I love my Shark vacuum cleaner. And given my inbox where readers can write to me,
If there’s one place in your household spending that you can really cut the cost, it’s household cleaners. The cost
We think we work to pay the bills, but the truth is that most of us spend more than we
It was an unusual interview. The woman explained she was writing an article for a national magazine on clever ways
You want to decorate your home to make it warm and welcoming for the holidays. But you’re stuck with a serious
Writing a check is not the only way to give to charity. Your pocket change can go a long way
DEAR MARY: I’m writing in response to a recent column in which you gave a tip on washing loads of
Fabric softeners—liquid added to the final rinse in the clothes washer or softening sheets that go with the clothes into
Gift-giving is surely on everyone’s mind as we head into the final weekend before Christmas. It’s a wonderful holiday tradition—one
Earlier this month, readers Mitch and Jenn had a string of bad luck. Mitch broke his leg in a skiing
Most people are well familiar with the term “generic” when it comes to drugs, a term referring to any drug
As you know, I travel quite a bit, which means I have the need to rent cars. Most of the
If I had a dollar for every person who has ever asked, “Why didn’t anyone ever teach me how to
Ever had one of those days when you arrive home exhausted only to realize there’s nothing to fix for dinner?
Quick and easy. That’s how I enjoy saving time and money. And every day I learn fun new ways to
Awhile ago, one of my awesome readers sent along an idea that has stuck with me for many years now. Whether you’re a parent,
I am enjoying the unique holiday tips and tricks readers are sending my way, to be shared with you. Over
Here we are, nearly to the end of Tax Year 2015. Soon you’ll be rounding up your receipts, figuring out
I just received a letter from a reader that sent chills up my spine. It brought back vivid memories of
Ah, December … the most wonderful time of the year! At least that’s what we are led to believe. Sounds
Faithful readers may recall the story of a woman in Philadelphia who decided to go over her parents’ phone bill
So … here we go again! With Thanksgiving behind us and Black Friday staring us down there are no more
More than half of Americans, reportedly, make New Year’s resolutions. And 88 percent of those resolutions end in failure, according
Whether you want to look good or just to feel better, reaching your goal traditionally comes at a significant cost.
As you can imagine, every week I get a lot of mail from my readers containing hundreds of questions. While I can’t
Salt. It’s mandatory in a human diet. But salt can be as destructive as it is needful due to its
What would you do this holiday season if you had absolutely no money to spend and no available credit, either?
I love to travel, which is my favorite unintended consequence of founding Debt-Proof Living. And, I’ve learned, travel always involves challenges. That’s
Are your storage areas overflowing? Do your children outgrow their clothes at the speed of light? Have you “outgrown” (or