Adventure can still happen on a day trip. You know what I’ll never understand? Why do we always convince ourselves that the city we live in has nothing to do? “I hate it here. It’s boring and I’ve done it all.” Want to make a bet? I have lived in the same city for 25 […]

Your City Isn’t Boring


I use 3 simple tricks to help me spend less money. Simple as that! Spending less is a very broad term so let’s find a way to narrow things down. Reviewing your budget is the best way to understand where your main expenses are but it doesn’t always tell the truth. A budget can be […]

3 Tricks I Use to Spend Less


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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