consider the extra money you spend when you buy something at a food chain To quote one of the most influential movies of our time, Clueless. AS IF! These days, my patience for food and price-margins is wearing thin. Everything else is wearing me, because I spill a lot. But that’s beside the point. Can someone […]

Price-Margins Are Literal Garbage


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


I was letting every small inconvenience and minor issue seep into my personal relationships “Be kind” is all it took. A monthly reminder in my phone that popped up each month to keep me accountable for my mood. It started almost two years ago now. I was commuting to work each day and the drive […]

How A Monthly Reminder In My Phone Changed My Negative Mindset


we like to know how we compare to others If I were to walk up to the average person and ask them what they spent in 2016, they would likely look at me like I was insane. Which I mean, yes, I am. But not quite for the same reasons they’re thinking. I spent $35,424.60 […]

What Did You Spend Last Year?


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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