Welcome Alyssa Davies:
We’re joined on the Starline by a content manager, author, blogger and personal finance guide. She went from spending her time in nightclubs and fashion to debt free. Her latest book is Financial First Aid we welcome Alyssa Davies.
Alyssa, let’s go Beyond the Mic. How did your own bad habits force you into changing to being a Canadian financial superstar?
What’s the biggest mistake people make with their finances? Is it just the simple things that kill families from financial success?
In “Financial First Aid” you talk about the basics including home ownership, wills to setting up a basic emergency fund. What’s the one tip you had to learn yourself first?
You paid for your wedding with savings you created for your family. How has your husband supported you on this path?
If someone is barely treading water, what’s the most important tip they should do first?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. How many miles did you put on your last truck?
2. Favorite order from Tim Horton’s?
3. If you could read minds, who would you read first?
4. Favorite thing to bake?
5. One thing you’ve sworn off?
6. When did you see DeMar DeRozan first play a basketball game.
7. One thing you will always splurge on?
8. Worst Christmas movie of all time is?
A look back at Alyssa’s Social Media:
December 27th, 2015 “Is it just me or are grocery prices in #yyc (Calgary) skyrocketing by the day?” Is prices higher now or back then?
One Big Question:
If someone is listening to this and thinking about the bad situation they are in financially, what can you tell them?
How has the pandemic changed your life?
How can people find you?
She sworn off impulse shopping, will always splurge on lattes and thinks “Love Actually” is the worst Christmas movies ever.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
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Check out Alyssa Davies and Mixed Up Money website here.