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I love it when readers ask me questions. And believe me when I tell you the questions pour in and

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How to Clean Steam Irons and Granite Countertops—Cheap and Easy!

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I love it when I open my email to find a question that makes me go, Oh boy, do I

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What Happens to My Credit When I Get Married? 

While planning a wedding and their new life together, most couples aren’t thinking about how marriage might affect their credit.

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Can This Microwave Oven Be Saved?

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There is an old adage that warns, never lend money to family or friends. And if you’ve managed to adhere

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Perhaps it’s happened to you: A many-candled birthday cake or lovely candle centerpiece go awry, leaving you with a mess

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Money matters can affect every area of life, often stirring up emotions of worry, fear, anger, and resentment. If not

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Credit Card Payment Dates and Credit-Limits: What Difference Does it Make?

Few things in this world are more confusing than credit cards—how they work, what they really cost and how to

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Help! Issues with Tub and Shower Soap Scum Cleaner

If I were keeping track of the number of responses from my readers that are filled with praise and gratitude,

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It’s time to reach into the inbox and pull out a few questions from my loyal readers—answers to which I

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