Unprecedented times, money is weird; just get by If I had kept track of the number of times I’d written content this year that read something along the lines of ‘2020 was hard’ or ‘given the current circumstances due to COVID-19,’ it would be overwhelmingly A LOT. It’s not news to you that this year […]

Where Did My Money Go in 2020?


It’s crucial to analyze your spending every month COVID-19 has caused many changes in our day-to-day lives. Working from home, social distancing, and exclusively shopping online has not only changed the way we live but has drastically changed how we spend our money. Maybe you find yourself saving more than you ever have. Or, perhaps […]

How Has COVID-19 Impacted My Spending Habits?


remind yourself that you cannot change what has happened with your financial situation Everyone across the world is currently drudging through uncharted territory because of COVID-19. And honestly, the information available about the current economy and otherwise is overwhelming.  I feel like I’m continually flooded with data and statistics that terrify me, and it’s become […]

What Should You Be Doing With Your Money During COVID-19?


It’s hard to balance the desire to support others in their time of need or protect yourself It’s a difficult time. Right now, a lot of us are struggling financially, and without knowing what the next few months have in store, a lot of us are looking to cut costs and beef up our emergency […]

Everything I Learned From Tackling a No-Spend Challenge in the Middle of a Global Pandemic


It doesn’t have to be all business and all productivity at a time like this First of all, I want to personally thank (not) COVID-19 for being the sole contributing factor in many upcoming events cancellations. While it’s easy to understand why we must forgo all social activity for the time being – it’s not […]

7 Fun & Affordable Ways To Practice Social Distancing


It’s okay to feel unproductive The current pandemic, COVID-19, has barred down on bricks and mortar offices and encouraged most employees to work from home if possible. As an introvert, and as someone who has worked from home for a few years now, I’ve become an expert in separating work from play and also finding […]

The Best Work-From-Home Tips on the Internet


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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