Relearning how to spend responsibly can feel scary If you’ve been working towards a significant financial goal for a while now, the day you finally achieve your *ideal* number should feel like a dream come true. But, sometimes, what’s more complex than actually saving up enough money to make a significant purchase is following through […]

How to Spend Money You’ve Saved Without Guilt


you can choose to simplify things as much as you deem necessary. I want you to imagine a world in which you seriously thought about every purchase you made in your life. A world where impulse buys didn’t exist, and no one ever regretted spending money on something they no longer use. Some of us live this […]

What If One Dollar Was Worth One Use?


once the trailer was released, I was already obsessed If you’re not familiar with the beauty world and that of the makeup community that exists on YouTube, you might not understand the phenomenon that is influencer persuasion. Growing up, the only makeup that I bought or cared about was the Shopper’s Drugmart gunk that would […]

What Was It Like to Spend $100 on Influencer Makeup?


Spending money is a privilege Does anyone remember the good old days? I’m talking the days when you had to go to an actual ticket booth to buy concert tickets, or when you actually had to walk the grocery store aisle to find what you needed. Yeah, those days. I remember them like they were […]

Has How We Spend Our Money Made Us Grumpy


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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