Prioritization has become a key part of my vocabulary these days As usual, the wonderful people that I follow on Twitter brought up some very insightful conversation last week. Motherhood was the choice topic, and the discussion was regarding how dramatically having a child can affect a woman’s career. It all started with this tweet: […]

The Best Parts of Being a Mom (Financially and Otherwise)


I have changed, yes. But not every part of me has changed. Yes, hi, hello. I have a daughter. It’s no surprise. I mean, I’m always posting about her, sharing cute stories, and spending 99.9% of my day with or around her. And because I have a daughter, I am now a mom. Yes, I […]

“Mom” Isn’t My Identity


I realized that I was trying to call the shots for my baby when in reality, it’s not up to me I’m back! After taking a six-week mini maternity leave from the blog I am excited to be back with my readers sharing ridiculous stories being an average human being and nerdy financial tips that […]

An Honest Look At Everything That Happened In My First Six Weeks As A New Mom


I’m also so excited to join the ranks of all of the new personal finance mom’s out there Me, again! Which, I guess you already know considering you came to my blog. If you haven’t figured out what this blog post will be about based on the title itself, SURPRISE! My husband and I are […]

Our Family Is Growing & So Is My Heart


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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