econlife on ‘Ask Alexa’

  • Shopping Dilemma: Rent or Handbag

    Shopping Struggles: Rent or Handbag?

    Oct 22, 13 • 452 Views • Ask AlexaNo Comments

    Dear Alexa, I was walking down 5th Avenue this morning, and then BOOM!  Something made me stop in my tracks:  the most gorgeous handbag I had ever seen was daintily dangling off the wrist of a mannequin in the window of Saks.  I have to have it!  So, I...

  • frustrated-reader1

    Summer Slackin’

    Jul 16, 13 • 287 Views • Ask Alexa, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Dear Alexa,    I have a lot of summer work to do before I go back to school, but I have yet to start any of it! Everyday I tell myself that I will work on the math packet or start one of the books, but I always find other ways to spend my time. [&hellip...

  • Pilates-Mat

    Pilates Plateau

    Jul 1, 13 • 228 Views • Ask AlexaNo Comments

    Dear Alexa, I started doing Pilates 2 months ago to get in shape for the summer. I noticed huge improvement in first few weeks but lately have seen my fitness level plateau. What’s going on? Lizzie Lizzie, Let me start by saying that what you are...

  • movies

    Movie Concession Stands

    May 21, 13 • 412 Views • Ask Alexa, Entertainment, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Dear Alexa, My friends and I went to the movies last weekend, and at the end of the night I realized I paid more for my popcorn, soda and candy, than I did for my actual movie ticket! Why are movie concessions stands so expensive? Please Explain! Kate Well...

  • small drinking problem

    Small drinking problem?

    Apr 24, 13 • 196 Views • Ask AlexaNo Comments

    Dear Alexa, My husband has always been a light drinker. When we go out to dinner, it is only on very rare occasions that he will have more than one glass of wine. Recently, however, I have noticed that he has been coming home around six o’clock, intoxicated...