Amy Rdesinski Fruehstorfer

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7 Lucrative Online Jobs That Can Skyrocket Your Income

Helping people make money online is one of the best ways to make money online yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The digital revolution is in full swing. This behemoth that we call the internet has now made its way into even the most remote destinations on earth. …

Back To School: Deducting Student Loan Interest (Even When You Don't Pay It)

As the cost of a college education continues to climb, more and more students are taking on student debt. Collectively, as a country, we currently owe nearly $1.4 trillion in student loans. That balance is growing at a rate of $2,726.27 every second.<p>To help ease the pain of paying off all of that …

Personal Finance

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook sausages in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain well.<p>Step …

Best Storage Products to Make the Most of your Tiny College Dorm Room and Closet

<i>When it comes to packing for your dorm room, keep this motto in mind: Less is best. Dorm rooms are typically very small, including tiny closets, so stick to the absolute essentials (you'll also need to store your stuff in the summers, either through local storage or by carting it back home--one</i> …

College & University

How to save more money with less effort

For most people, the knee-jerk reaction is that saving over half of their income is impossible. The perception is that saving that much money every year would require a massive income and/or a lifestyle of suffering and sacrifice. I can tell you from our experience that both of those preconceptions …

What Are the Income Limits Where I Forfeit Social Security Benefits?

Image source: www.401kcalculator.org.<p>You can collect Social Security benefits as early as age 62, and you're free to work after your benefits start. However, depending on your age and income, working after you file for Social Security can reduce your monthly checks. Here's what you need to know …

Retirement

Got student loans? The Education Department wants to change how you pay them back

Can you name your student loan servicer? If the federal government’s new proposal goes according to plan, you won’t have to.<p>Can you name your student …

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone

Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've borrowed, uncertain about how to pay them back.<p>I've written before about how I was one of …

Personal Finance

I chose not to go to university – it was the best career decision I ever made

Companies including Penguin and Ernst & Young have announced that a degree is no longer a requirement for job applicants. It’s about time, says Tessa Cooper<p>I left school in 2009, the year before university fees rose dramatically. In my final year at school, people seemed to think that choosing a …

Employment

College Abacus

How to Ski Utah Like a Local

Deputy editor Candice Rainey, who grew up in Utah's powder-drenched mountains, shows us around this unsung ski mecca.

Skiing

How to build a Life you don’t have to Retire from

I just read that Gen Xers, ages 35 to 48, are starting to feel vulnerable when it comes to retirement. Many of us doubt we will ever save enough to …

Retirement

Hotel In A Volcano-Waterfall Is The Sweetest Digs You'll Ever Find

We've seen some pretty tricked-out hotel rooms in our day, but nothing quite beats these.<p>Welcome to Montaña Mágica Lodge, a hotel built INSIDE A MAN-MADE VOLCANO in Chile's Patagonian rainforest.<p>Here, the daily "eruption" is not lava, but rather a magical waterfall trickling down the plant-covered …

8 Places to Tap Into Your Inner Cowboy

<i>Courtesy Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort</i><p>A rustic vacation in the Wild West might be just the cure for stressed-out city slickers or suburbanites. As John Denver once crooned, the range is the place where deer and antelope play, where discouraging words are seldom heard, and where "the skies are not …

National Parks

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to New York

I just read 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Australia, an article by an American woman who's recently relocated to my hometown of Sydney.<p>Basically the list boils down to three things: Aussies use several words differently (thongs, entrée, partner), we love coffee, and we don't drink as …