Amazon Alexa will now tell you how many hours you have to work to afford a house, a car, or a dream vacation

  • Amazon and Ally Bank have announced a new personal finance feature for Alexa-enabled products.
  • Ally Bank customers can now ask their Amazon Alexa device to calculate how many hours they need to work to afford a purchase.
  • It’s an easy way to decide whether a purchase is worth the amount of time it takes to earn.

Amazon’s Alexa technology is getting smarter by the day.

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User: “Alexa, open Ally and tell me how much a $1,000 bike will cost in CurrenSee?”

Alexa: “Okay. How much do you make in a year?”

User: “$75,000.”

Alexa: “Thanks. How many hours do you work in a week?”

User: “40 hours.”

Alexa: “Okay a $1,000 bike will cost you 27.73 hours of work.”

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