Perfection with personal finance is unreachable It seems almost comical to look back on 2020 and analyze if the year panned out how any of us hoped. I think we can collectively answer that question with a big, fat NOPE. Nothing went as planned, resolutions went out the window, and just as you thought nothing […]

A Financial Snapshot of 2020 and a Look Ahead to 2021


This journal forces you to sit down and get comfortable addressing your money Given the current economic climate, it’s not likely that any of us are thinking too far into the future. Instead, the focus is on what our lives will look like just one or two months from now. For that reason, I’ve shifted […]

How to Save for Short-Term Money Goals


purposeful means acknowledging that every single dollar I spend is worth spending Last week I was brave enough to ask you guys what you wanted to read about for my first blog post back in 2019. I say brave because one of the options was to have me go through and dissect my 2018 spending […]

What Is, Was, & Will Be With My Mixed Up Money


You can save, because you are a bad-ass, super-human, money-saving angel Hello, all! Alyssa here, just living life as a mother circa week number two. As you know, I’m currently taking a six-week hiatus to embrace my child and enjoy these special moments with my husband. Fortunately, for both myself and for my readers, I […]

It Really Does Add Up: On Saving Your Little Savings


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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