Times change and so should expectations Last year, I turned 30 in the middle of a global pandemic. And many people consistently asked whether or not I was scared to be getting older. In reality, the feeling was the opposite. Even though we were living through a time where most things felt out of our […]

Screw Traditional Milestones


There are many reasons that I love the old Rockstar Finance I know what you’re thinking. It’s Wednesday. Which means I’m posting on the wrong day and also way too much. Twice a week? Alyssa, we can barely handle you the one day. And you’re so right. I apologize. However, I really needed to get […]

Dear Rockstar Finance


that’s what we’re all looking for, right? A way to become financially successful. Oh hi there. It’s been a jam-packed 336 hours since I last posted. And I’M STOKED TO BE BACK. I honestly don’t even know where to start this week. Besides the fact that if you haven’t already noticed – I completely rebranded! […]

I Fell In Love With Personal Finance All Over Again


it doesn’t have to come from a hard cover For those of you who aren’t aware, I’m getting married – in like 2 days. So, I thought before I go MIA for a couple of weeks, I’d share with you some of my favorite blog posts from around the web. Whether you’re looking for money […]

Your (Short & Sweet) Summer Reading List


Why don’t more of us want to retire sooner? When I asked my Twitter followers what their idea of financial independence was it was pretty obvious that those who monitor their saving and spending have a different view than those who don’t. It’s apparent that something as renowned as “financial independence” seems to carry a […]

Financial Independence = Goals


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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