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Best Hiking Near New York City – Free Tool To Find Trails (New York New Jersey Trail Conference)

Hiking Mt. Misery/Rattlesnake Hill/Black Rock Mountain

TAKE A HIKE! When I travel, I love to seek out outdoor activities like hiking. For some reason I never put much effort into hiking around the New York City area. I changed that recently and started to explore the local area where there are many incredible hikes. Though its fun, it is not necessary to travel…

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Maximizing Amex Ameriprise Platinum Perks & Benefits (American Express Plat Charge Card)

American Express Ameriprise Platinum

What is the Amex Ameriprise Platinum Card The Amex Ameriprise Platinum charge card is one of several versions of the Platinum card offered by American Express. Unlike most Amex Platinum cards, the Ameriprise card waives the annual fee in the first year. It is intended for Ameriprise Financial clients, however, neither Amex nor Ameriprise check (or at least…

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Feature Week Review – A Look Back


What a week it’s been!  In case you missed it, here’s a recap of what’s been published during my feature week so far: Ireland & Poland – 15 Day Trip Report – I spent more time writing this extensive trip report than actual “vacation” time.  The most popular mini-reports: Aer Lingus NEW Business Class review and…

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Free Credit Scores for All 3 Credit Bureaus – Equifax, Experian, TransUnion

Credit Score

  Cash is King, Right? Savvy consumers knows that credit is king (not cash), especially in the US.  I wake up each morning thankful that I live in the States and am eligible for the massive signup bonuses that credit card issuers release only in the US market.  Find yourself living in another country and you…

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Amex Premier Rewards Gold 50,000 Offer – Hold Off for 75,000?

Amex Premier Rewards Gold Card

Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express – 50K Offer Many consider the latest 50K after $1,000 spend offer for Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express to be a no brainer.  With the annual fee waived the first year and a $200 airline fee credit ($100 annually x 2), this is clearly a money making…

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Credit Cards That Are Worth the Annual Fee

Do Annual Fees Make You Want To Vomit? I often get asked by friends whether they should keep or cancel certain credit cards when the annual fee hits.  I hate annual fees, but in some cases, the card is really worth the fee.  Below is my own list of credit cards with annual fees that I…

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