I’ve made peace with the fact that I’m not as frugal as I thought You’re scrolling Instagram and another ad pops up for that thing you really really want to buy yourself. You’re tempted, so you click through to see how much it is. It’s expensive, sure. But you can afford it. You keep clicking […]

5 Things I’d Like To Buy For Myself This Christmas


financial futures aren’t made by hoping something will happen Just one month after graduating from university I entered the workforce. I was young, eager, passionate and ready to take on any challenge. When people asked me how I landed the job I was seriously confused. “What do you mean?” I would ask them. “I applied […]

How My Side Hustle Became An Ongoing Networking Event


We are all working towards giving off the appearance that we are adults Are you breaking even on your budget? Are you still eating ramen after college even though you thought you’d be eating steak and lobster? Are you renting a modest 2-bedroom apartment with your best friend? That’s okay. You’re doing okay. As a full-blown […]

You’re Not As Behind As You Think


these days many of our purchases are a reflection of our online persona Let me work it. I put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it. K — I’m done. How many hours per day would you say you spend scrolling? I’m embarrassed to admit that if I had a dollar for all of […]

Is “It” Worth It Or Are You Just Playing Social Media IRL?


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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