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  • Ask Alexa Economic Advice from econlife.com

    Shopaholic Sarah

    Mar 10, 16 • 251 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I find myself at the mall quite a bit and it’s beginning to do some serious damage on my credit card bill. Whenever I see those four big letters, S-A-L-E, I can’t hold myself back! Now I’m finding that I don’t really like the things I’ve......  [read more]

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    Summer Job Jealousy

    Feb 24, 16 • 164 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I just signed my contract for a summer job as a lifeguard. I’ll be working 40 hours a week and making the big bucks! But, I just talked to my friend and learned that she has a job babysitting full time, making double the amount of money. Why was......  [read more]

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    Free Stuff Frenzy

    Feb 6, 16 • 223 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I was recently at my local grocery store and noticed free newspapers in a nearby bin. I was shocked at how full it was. Why doesn’t anyone run off with the entire pile? Sincerely, Curious Caroline   Dear Caroline, I’ve noticed the same......  [read more]

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    Weight Loss Woes

    Dec 21, 15 • 304 Views • No Comments

    Weight loss during the holidays is easier when you combine what you like to do with what you should do through temptation bundling......  [read more]

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    Roommate Advice

    Nov 22, 15 • 275 Views • No Comments

    Ask Alexa advice column uses the idea of tradeoffs and opportunity cost for solving a conflict about using Netflix or Cable......  [read more]