it’s not as scary as you think. It’s also not as hard. Paying off debt can be a gruelling experience. It challenges your patience, it pushes you to trim the fat on your budget, and then, after all of that struggle, you finally have room to breathe.  The best part of all? Once you repay […]

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The more you talk about money, the more comfortable these conversations become. Just five months ago, my financial life changed dramatically. My husband and I went from a very minimal lifestyle with a newborn, to managing the budget of new homeowners (along with one very active toddler). Our living expenses have gone up by 75% […]

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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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