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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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Moving Back Home With Parents as an Older Adult – How to Make It...

Moving back home as an older adult can be a blessing, especially if it helps you get back on your feet financially. But the situation can be rife with conflict and stress. But you can overcome those challenges with patience, good communication, and these tips.
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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget – Cheap Meals & Food Ideas

Many people want to eat healthier foods but don’t want to spend more money at the grocery store. Healthy food can be expensive, but there are plenty of ways to improve your food quality without spending a fortune. Read on for your guide to eating healthier without breaking the bank.
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How to Home-School Your Child on a Budget & Save Money

60% of parents are considering home schooling instead of sending their kids back this fall. But it can get expensive if you’re not careful. Thankfully, there are many ways to give your kids an enriching education at home on a tight budget.
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How to Be More Persuasive – Get What You Want in Your Life &...

Knowing how to influence others can pay off big in your life and career, whether you're a recent college grad, manager, or stay-at-home parent. The art of persuasion can help you convince your boss...
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Should I Home-School My Child? – Pros & Cons to Consider

In the months that followed pandemic-related school closures, many families discovered that home schooling worked out well for them. And many are now considering making it permanent. But home schooling isn’t right for every family. Before taking the leap, read up on the pros and cons.
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Renting Out Your RV – Pros & Cons, Best Options to Make Money

If you own an RV, you could be earning money renting it when you’re not using it. But although RV rentals can create a lucrative side income for owners, there are some risks involved. So, should you rent out your RV? Learn the pros and cons and how to go about doing it here.
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DIY At-Home Summer Camp for Kids – Ideas & Activities on a Budget

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many summer day camps and sleep-away camps are closing their doors for the 2020 season. But you can recreate the camp experience at home on a budget with plenty of activities that help kids learn and pass the time. Here’s how.
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12 Tips Shopping for Fresh Produce at Local Farmers Markets

Most communities have a local farmers market, and they're popular for a good reason. Farmers markets provide fresh, locally grown produce, as well as homemade or home-baked goods. They also make it easier to eat healthy on a budget. Read on for tips on making the most of your local farmers market.
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5 Ways to Boost & Increase Your Energy Levels Naturally to Get More Done

Do you feel like you have enough energy to do everything you want to do during the day? Most people would answer no. Or they might just laugh at the absurdity of the question. Of...
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10 Ways to Prepare for a Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many people scrambled to stock up on food and supplies and cope with virus-related unemployment and quarantines. We all just want to get back to normal. But a second wave of infections is possible, and we must be physically, mentally, and financially prepared.
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26 Fun Summer Activities & Ideas to Keep Your Kids Busy on a Budget

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents wonder what this summer will look like for their kids. The good news is it can’t cancel summer fun. As parents, we simply have to reimagine what summer means, what we can do to keep our kids from regressing over summer break, and keep having fun.
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How to Make the Most of Your Unemployment If You’ve Lost Your Job

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are facing sudden and unexpected unemployment. The economic uncertainty can be frightening and stressful. But there are plenty of strategies you can use right now to get yourself ready for the next stage in your life.