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Heather Levin

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Heather Levin is a writer with over 15 years experience covering personal finance, natural health, parenting, and green living. She lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina with her husband and two young sons, where they're often wandering on frequent picnics to find feathers and wildflowers.
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7 Tips for Home Fire Safety & Protection to Keep Your Family Safe

It’s the middle of the night, and a faint roaring, crackling sound has woken you from sleep. You smell smoke and open your bedroom door to investigate. Suddenly, you’re blasted with heat and the...
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How to Think on Your Feet to Make Better Decisions & Respond Under Pressure

Do you freeze up when you’re under pressure?Many people do. It’s a natural reaction to a stressful situation, whether you’re facing tough questions during an important presentation or you’re negotiating the price of a...
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11 Best Ways to Invest in Yourself & Build a Better Life (Free or...

Here at Money Crashers, we talk a lot about investing: investing in stocks, investing in property, investing in art, investing in quality products and services so you don’t waste money — the list goes...
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9 Ways to Prepare for Rising Gas Prices – Causes, Impact & How to...

Gas prices are notoriously fickle.For proof, take a look at GasBuddy’s Gas Price Chart. The 10-year view looks like a mountain range, with sharp peaks and even sharper valleys. Experts predict that, for a variety...
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Cheap & Easy Homemade Beauty Treatments for a DIY Spa Day

On the surface, DIY beauty treatments may not seem as relaxing and fun as having a beauty treatment done by someone else. After all, most of us love being pampered by other people, and...
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7 Tips to Build Good Habits and Boost Your Health & Happiness

Stop and think about some goals you haven’t gotten started on yet. Perhaps you want to exercise more, shop less, put more money into your emergency fund, lose weight, or be more productive at work. Understanding how we form habits is the key to knowing how to change them. And this understanding can change your life. Knowing how to break your bad habits, and how to build good ones, can help you achieve your goals, earn more money, and accomplish more than you ever thought possible.
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Wildfire Season: How to Prepare and Protect Your Family, Home & Assets

At its peak, California’s 2018 Camp Fire burned the equivalent of 60 football fields’ worth of land per minute. Eighty-five lives were lost, 13,972 homes and 528 businesses were destroyed, and the fire cost...
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How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise at Work and Get It

Do you feel like you get paid what you’re worth?Most people would wholeheartedly say no. According to a Robert Half survey cited in Fortune, 46% of U.S. workers believe they are underpaid. That’s not...
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How to Create a Back-to-School Routine for Your Kids That Saves Time, Money &...

Parents approach back-to-school season two ways: They either cry with relief that summer is finally over, or they cry at the thought of buying school supplies, managing homework, and getting everyone out the door...
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5 Reasons to Stop Watching TV and How to Do It – Benefits

Have you ever thought about how much of your time is spent simply watching television? It’s probably more than you think. If you’re like a growing number of people, you might suspect, deep down, that watching hours of TV every day isn’t the best use of your time. If you’re ready to cut down on your TV consumption, or even stop watching entirely, it’s important to have a plan in place before you do it. Read on to find out why your physical, emotional, and financial health might benefit from cutting the cord — and how to go about doing it.
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How to Host a Summer BBQ Party at Home on a Budget

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s high time you host a barbecue before the bells start ringing for back-to-school season.The only problem? You’re on a tight budget and can’t afford to serve up...
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How to Stop Being a Digital Data Hoarder and Declutter Your Life

So you've hopped on the minimalism train. You've KonMari'd your house, Swedish death-cleaned, downsized, and pared down your kids' toys to the bare minimum. You're done, right?Not so fast. There's also your inbox, which...