you can finally do something that you’ve been craving Every single day, someone on my Instagram is posting about their crazy cheat day in which they consumed a family sized bag of Sour Patch Kids and half a tub of Ben & Jerry’s Half Baked (No, not Half Banked. Everyone relax). I mean, their idea […]

Cheat Days, But Like, For Money


Eating food and spending money are two of my favorite past times. Whether the two are related or not is something you can decide on your own, but I have always been a fan of comparisons and analogies. The reasons we choose to spend money are often psychological and can be controlled by simply taking […]

I Spend Like I Eat


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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