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Simon and Marielle

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Sustainable Personal Finance
General Finance
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Ontario, Canada
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Ever wonder where your credit report comes from' The answer is simple: the credit bureaus. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion represent the three largest consumer credit reporting agencies in the U.S.All three bureaus collect information about your financial accounts and use them to generate your credit report. The information in your report is then used to calculate your credit score, the three-digit number lenders use to ...
Posted: Jan 13 2018 @ 3:58 PM
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Most of us now have sit down jobs. We don’t get much exercise by doing our jobs an certainly do not get fit at work. After all, how many calories can you really spend typing at the computer'Many of us do not have the money or the time to spend at the gym after work or on the weekends to even out our passive week ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 5:53 PM
So you are headed to a conference. Be it for personal interest or a professional congregation there are many ways to live the green life while attending. So many PF writers focus on the money savings (or spending!), the best deals or the a focus on the bottom line. Here at SPF we look at how we can be as “green” as we can be while attending a conference and ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 12:58 AM
Exercise is one of those things that you’re either committed to and gung-ho about, doing it anytime you can and feeling bad anytime you can’t, or the complete opposite. The advantage of being addicted to exercise is that you’re probably fit already and all you need is to tone it down a little.But if you belong to the opposite crowd, those who drag themselves to the gym or fall asleep ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 12:58 AM
In the great world of investing, it can be tumultuous at best when trying to find the right stocks that align with your passions while also providing adequate returns when armed with limited knowledge. However, the task of locating eco-friendly stocks are not as hard you might think.Thanks to the world of robo-investing, apps like Stash and Grow allow you to invest specifically in environmentally friendly funds with minimal costs. ...
Posted: Sep 27 2017 @ 3:46 AM
Day trading is an excellent way to make a living. You can avoid living in a gray cubicle in a thankless office job contributing to your retirement only via a 401k account, subject to silly requests from overbearing bosses and underperforming co-workers. You can achieve financial independence, in a comfortable home office, interacting with other traders in chat rooms that help you learn more about your industry and avoid living ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 4:00 AM
The song “No man is an island, no man stands alone” says it all, even down to how much wealth we might accumulate in our lifetimes.Society affects each of us – what we give and get from others. Others affect us. How can society affect our net worth' We want to fit in.For the human condition, there is safety in numbers. Our remote ancestors found this to be true when ...
Posted: Aug 18 2017 @ 5:05 PM
Learning doesn’t have to be boring. Kids can learn from movies – especially if you take the time to prep them to watch and to have a discussion afterwards about what you hope they discovered.Persistence is something I am trying to help instill in my own grandchildren. It is, I feel, THE most important characteristic to have to get where you want to go.Below are a few of my favorite ...
Posted: Jul 14 2017 @ 4:44 PM
Cell phones are increasingly becoming a significant hazard in our daily lives. Continued mobile phone usage may result in lots of health issues due to its harmful radiation. Scientists discourage the use of smartphones as much as possible. However, there are some few tips that you can follow to reduce the exposure to these radiations. One of the greatest advices is careful selection of a Smartphone with the minimum possible ...
Posted: Jun 16 2017 @ 5:34 PM
It is quick, easy and usually fun to read books about money, saving, spending, giving and managing to our little ones under the age of 7. But once kids enjoy reading on their own, it can be difficult to wade through those longer chapter books without all those colorful pictures in a read-aloud environment.The books must be engaging, teach a relevant lesson, be easy enough for ages 7 – 9 ...
Posted: Jun 06 2017 @ 5:02 PM


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