we do what we can in a system not easily changeable The year I started investing my money, I chose to go the route of a Robo-advisor through the Canadian-founded company, Wealthsimple. It seemed like the least overwhelming option, and it meant I could focus on growing my net worth and retirement fund without actively […]

What is Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)?


Is one market better than the other? Everyone and their uncle seem to have a strong but differing opinion on whether it’s worth investing in real estate or the stock market. With each person comes a different view on which “hot” market will win big and be the catalyst of your financial future. Although everyone […]

When Should You Invest in Real Estate vs. The Stock Market?


There are lower expense fees and better options for your financial future If you haven’t started to get the tax-season itch yet, don’t worry. There is still some time before you have to get going on filing your paperwork and getting organized. In fact, you still have time to do last-minute contributions or transfers to […]

How Investment Fees Affect Your Money


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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