Comparing Airline Elite Status, Tips for Bluebird/Serve Survivors, Credit Score Discrepancies & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy!

This Week Around the Web

Comparing Airline Elite Status in 2016 – A 2016 update to this ongoing project of comparing elite status using common measures.

The Best Way to Load Your Amex Bluebird and Serve Survivors – Food for thought for those of you lucky enough to still have your cards active and available for loads.

The Marathon Visa credit card can earn almost 12% back, but you probably wouldn’t be interested – An interesting card that earns close to 12% back on gas, but of course it isn’t for most people.

Your Credit Score Might Not Be As High As You Think – How a credit score can be calculated in many ways and why sometimes the FAKO score is more accurate than the FICO score.

Miles and points as an (irrational!) commitment mechanism – An interesting perspective on how we are committing to paying for travel by collecting miles & points.

My Difficult Hyatt Diamond Requalification Journey: How I Did It, the Overall Value & Tough Lessons Learned Along the Way! – The tough journey of requalifying for a top elite status. It is full of twists, turns and lessons learned along the way.

Have a great weekend!

About Shawn Coomer - Senior Editor

Shawn Coomer has spent nearly a decade circling the globe for pennies on the dollar. He uses that first-hand knowledge and experience to teach others how to achieve their travel dreams for the least amount of money possible.

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