Sometimes with money, the answer isn’t in a budget, spending detox or frozen credit card. When it comes to finding motivation, brainstorming new ways to approach challenges, or literally any type of struggle with your money — it’s impossible to know where to begin. I say this, because I have been searching for the answers […]
My business is to make sure that I’m doing all that I need to do for my own money Change is inevitable. You change your style, you change your hair, you even change your political views. The fact of the matter is that it’s nearly impossible not to change your mind at some point — […]
don’t deny that you’re ever too young for a good mocktail and a light read outdoors Listen, I know that summer is supposed to be all about living your best young, fabulous and frivolous self. But what if — stay with me now — what if we did some more age-appropriate activities now that us […]
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 was interesting, as the way people choose to manage their finances usually is Money and comparison. We are all guilty of measuring our lives with others. As interesting as it is to see how your financial life compares to others, the truth of the matter is that it probably doesn’t. We all (well, most […]
Being afraid of your passions might be the one thing holding you back from making more Impostor syndrome. What is it? Other than your worst nightmare IRL. Well, it’s kind of like that awful feeling after you order too much food but feel bad not finishing it all, so you do finish it all. Then […]
We all desire different things from our financial supporters, and that’s okay Every time I turn around; us millennials are getting verbally smacked down in the headlines. It seems like we can’t do anything right these days. Which is super weird, because with all of the participation trophies (I never received) in my life, I […]
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.
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