never go to the mall with the intent on buying clothing for a one-time event The other night, I was doing my monthly 6 loads of laundry (sorry, mom), when I started organizing one shelf of my closet. On it were some skirts, jeans, work pants, and of course, my shorts. I finally got to […]

The “One Day” Shorts


I had now scared myself out of buying anything, ever. It’s been 5 months since I paid off the last of my $10,000 of consumer debt. I remember seeing both credit cards sitting at a balance of $0 and almost tearing up because I had accomplished something that had caused me serious mental instability over […]

Telling Myself “It’s Okay” to Buy Something


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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