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  • Ask Alexa Economic Advice from econlife.com

    Internship Inquiry

    Sep 29, 14 • 181 Views • No Comments

    My son was just offered an internship.  However, he is wary about accepting it because the pay is minimal.  Should I encourage him to take the position? -Concerned Parent Dear Concerned Parent, Let’s examine the concept of internships through the lens of...  [read more]

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    Clutter Concerns

    Jun 11, 14 • 648 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, My family and I are moving this summer. Packing up my closet, I noticed a lot of clothes that I no longer wear. However, these clothes—particularly my old sports gear—are hard to get rid of because they hold sentimental value. Alexa, I don’t...  [read more]

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    Your “ROI” From Braces

    Apr 30, 14 • 561 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, At work, I have become ashamed of my less-than-perfect smile since I am surrounded by colleagues who had the luxury of wearing braces in their youth.  Should I get braces to perfect my smile, even though I am no longer in high school? Sincerely,...  [read more]

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    Veggie Wars

    Apr 2, 14 • 306 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, Every night is a struggle in our household come time for dinner. My eight year old son refuses to touch anything green, let alone eat it. This leaves my husband and me frustrated and concerned that he doesn’t have a well-balanced diet. Alexa,...  [read more]

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    S’ain’t Valentine’s Day.

    Feb 14, 14 • 479 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I dread February 14th.  When people have plans with their partners, I feel uncelebrated. How should I deal with my Valentine’s Day distress? Sincerely, Burdened Bachelorette   Dear Burdened Bachelorette, Being single need not be a negative...  [read more]