we have knocked down every challenge and obstacle put in our way On July 22nd, I will officially have been married for one year. It’s extremely wild to me that it’s already been 12 months since we said our vows, signed our certificate, and sealed it with a kiss. I’m extremely fortunate to have the […]

What I Learned in My 1st Year of Marriage


Say goodbye to social outings, and say hello to Netflix and chill I don’t know if you’ve heard much about Canada *waves passport*, but we are full of fun, extravagant things (like syrup and beavers). We like to do things a little bit differently, such as calling a 401k an RRSP, proclaiming that the letter […]

The Number One Reason Being Canadian Is So Expensive


never go to the mall with the intent on buying clothing for a one-time event The other night, I was doing my monthly 6 loads of laundry (sorry, mom), when I started organizing one shelf of my closet. On it were some skirts, jeans, work pants, and of course, my shorts. I finally got to […]

The “One Day” Shorts


as much as I love my budget and saving money, I love my city too Calgarians have a weakness. It’s dressed in plaid and it smells like leather. We call it – The Calgary Stampede. For those of you who don’t know what the Calgary Stampede is, let me introduce you. Have you ever been […]

The Stampede Shakedown


She is the founder of the two-time award-winning Canadian Personal Finance Blog of the Year, Mixed Up Money which has over 100,000 followers across social media. Through her work, she has been featured in many notable publications, including The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. Her books, The 100 Day Financial Goal Journal and Financial First Aid are currently available for purchase.

Alyssa is a freelance writer and enjoys writing about personal finance, homeownership, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her enjoying some downtime with her kids, playing soccer or daydreaming about home decor.

Alyssa Davies is a content manager for Zolo, Trauma of Money facilitator and a published author living in Calgary, Alberta. 

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