Alexandra Kay Alexandra Kay is a researcher, writer, and editor with over two decades of experience in print and digital publishing. She is also an English instructor at SUNY Orange County Community College. Highlights: * Began career as researcher at ABC news * Freelance writer for Woman's World, First for Women, Consumer Reports Money Adviser, Real Simple, All You, Navy Federal Credit Union, Key Bank, SavingsAccounts.com, and others * Professor of English and Writing at SUNY Orange County Community College About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.