If you’re in the position to save for these unexpected expenses, the time is always now My new book, Financial First Aid, is officially out. In its entirety, we discuss emergency funds and the importance of preventative measures to protect your financial life. If you’ve ever been in a situation where money felt tight, and […]

Emergency Funds: Why, What Type, and How Much?


Sometimes with money, the answer isn’t in a budget, spending detox or frozen credit card. When it comes to finding motivation, brainstorming new ways to approach challenges, or literally any type of struggle with your money — it’s impossible to know where to begin. I say this, because I have been searching for the answers […]

40 Prompts To Help You Get Your Financial $hit Together


No home buying scenario is the same as another Since late last year, I started working in the world of real estate. I was spending around 20 hours a week researching home ownership, the essential need-to-knows and all of the ways that buying a home can change your life. It was eye-opening, to say the […]

7 Articles You Need To Read Before Buying a Home


I started to feel uncomfortable in my own workplace I’m sure quite recently you’ve all heard of the marvelous story regarding the “F*ck off Fund”. A f*ck off fund is a fun play on the financial advisors’ recommended emergency fund that will prepare you for any potential job loss, sudden debts, or that awful boyfriend […]

My First Big Girl Job Was a Financial Nightmare


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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