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  • Ask Alexa Economic Advice from econlife.com

    Toothpaste Tube Torment

    Feb 8, 15 • 473 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, This morning I did not hear my alarm and woke up late. Understandably, I was a little frazzled as I rushed to get ready for work. When it came time to brush my teeth, I struggled to get out the final drop of toothpaste. This was the last straw....  [read more]

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    Refrigerator Refill

    Nov 19, 14 • 654 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, By the time Sunday rolls around, my husband and I are extremely tired from a week’s worth of work. But, one of us has to go to the supermarket to restock the fridge. Who should it be? Sincerely, Tired Tiffany Dear Tired Tiffany, Have no fear,...  [read more]

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    Internship Inquiry

    Sep 29, 14 • 418 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 • 925 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 • 813 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]