It’s hard to always be “on” with your finances Have you ever heard that saying nobody’s perfect? Omg, me neither. It’s like, the least common phrase in the world I’m pretty sure. I bring that common saying up on this fine day because all I want to do is reveal all of the unnecessary purchases […]

Literally Just A List Of Every Unnecessary Purchase I’ve Made This Year


these days many of our purchases are a reflection of our online persona Let me work it. I put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it. K — I’m done. How many hours per day would you say you spend scrolling? I’m embarrassed to admit that if I had a dollar for all of […]

Is “It” Worth It Or Are You Just Playing Social Media IRL?


Every time you click, they take note. Every single morning the first thing I do when I wake up is check my emails. I scroll through my inbox reading the messages with the most intriguing subjects first, then I read the boring ones that make me question why I give my email out at all, […]

Promotional Emails are My Financial Downfall


If I don’t treat money like some kind of competition, game, or challenge, I start to lose interest I have a lot of savings goals. In fact, almost too many. Although, you can never have “too many” goals. I have an account for travel, home ownership, business plans, and of course – retirement. And each payday, […]

The Challenge With Saving Money


Make your goals happen. They’re not impossible. You can truly never have enough friends. Especially ones that support your lifestyle, allow you to enjoy fun experiences (and food), and always find a way to show up just in the nick of time. It’s a constant battle I have with most people. The “why should I […]

15 Reasons You Need To Become BFF’s With Your Money


I wonder what everyone else’s secretly weird saving tip is. The other night while picking up some groceries for a girl’s night in, my friend and I were grabbing some veggies to go with our hummus. Of course we put the pepper and carrots into the provided plastic bags, but I wasn’t about to put […]

We Are All Frugal


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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