Marlene Alexander is a freelance writer with over 20 years’ experience writing on a wide variety of topics for web-based businesses.
Marlene wrote for AOL’s WalletPop blog for eight years until it was discontinued in 2014. Her area of expertise for AOL was saving money by shopping at the dollar store. She currently maintains her own website about decorating using dollar store finds.
The Toronto Star newspaper published Marlene's travel article, “When in London, Lunch with the Great Detective,” in 2000, as well as three other articles about dollar store shopping in 2011.
Marlene lives in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada with her husband of 41 years, John. John and Marlene have two grown children together and care for one dog and one cat.