it’s good to look for other perspectives It’s been a summer of many ups and downs. For that reason, it’s super exciting for me anytime I see any content that isn’t depressing or downright terrifying. Luckily, so many people continue to put out amazing work that makes money fun, makes you think and helps educate […]

10 of the Best Articles About Money You Need to Read


It’s taken five years of working multiple jobs to earn a substantial income from side hustling Earning a living means something different to each one of us. For some, it’s about finding a way to make ends meet and for others, it’s making ends meet but wanting the satisfaction of earning more than the minimum. […]

How Much Can You Really Earn From a Side Hustle?


Be proud of any milestone that makes your mental health and happiness the focus When it comes to money, everyone has their self-proclaimed winning tips. There are a lot of surprising ways to save, earn and invest your money. Traditionally, the few that work such as budgeting, paying off debt and saving for retirement are no fails. You should absolutely be […]

6 Realistic Financial Habits to Build in Your 20s


It’s hard for people to step back and allow others to do what they might deem irresponsible The moment you get paid, it’s pretty typical that you have allocated most, if not all, of that money. Whether the money goes towards bills or savings, each dollar has a home. But then, there are a few […]

6 Things We Need To Stop Shaming People For Spending Money On


You deserve to earn as much as your male counterparts Work is many things. It’s a job, it’s a place for you to express your talents, it’s a second home, and it’s a social environment. One of the best parts of work is that for a lot of us, we will get paid to do […]

Screw This! Men Are 14 Times More Likely To Negotiate Their Salary Than Women


We all agree that coffee is the bomb It’s Monday morning. My baby is crying. Or laughing. But likely laughing because if she’s truly my daughter she’ll think it’s hilarious that anyone dares ask her to do something as silly as “nap” when she has things to do. The only option is to go for […]

Forever Trapped In The “What’s Another $25?” Cycle


It’s hard to always be “on” with your finances Have you ever heard that saying nobody’s perfect? Omg, me neither. It’s like, the least common phrase in the world I’m pretty sure. I bring that common saying up on this fine day because all I want to do is reveal all of the unnecessary purchases […]

Literally Just A List Of Every Unnecessary Purchase I’ve Made This 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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