Credit Cards

The Real Deal On Free Credit Reports

Dear Mary,

When I heard that you now can get one free credit report every year, I was excited. I


Rules of Money Management Haven’t Changed

Dear Mary,
I love your “Everyday Cheapskate” newspaper column. You’ve changed my life! Now I need help. My


How to Get a Cheap Loan From the IRS

Dear Mary,
I’m self-employed and need to borrow money for a short-term expense. Using a credit card for this

Washer Dryer

The Front-Loader Debate Continues

Dear Mary,
In a recent column you said you didn’t buy a front-loading washing machine, as you learned


How to Find a Financial Advisor You Can Trust

Dear Mary,
My husband has been handling our finances, but he was recently diagnosed with dementia. I feel