Working for free isn’t something I preach very often Salaries, wages and income — oh my! How does one put a price on time? More specifically, YOUR OWN TIME. How does one ask someone for a certain amount of money, boldly explaining that they can and will exceed expectations for a potential job? Pricing yourself […]

How Do You Put a Price on Your Own Time?


We have to work to save, work to afford, and work to purchase all of our wants and needs There are a few sayings that stick out in my mind when people talk about getting things for free: “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” “If you are good at something, never do […]

There Are Some Things In Life You Can’t Get For Free


These are things that should be shouted from the mountain tops Some exciting news for those of you reading today! This is officially Mixed Up Money’s 100th blog post! *holds for applause* And SURPRISE! I have something a little bit different for you. See, my husband has been asking me for months (and months) if […]

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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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