$200K Gem Encrusted Credit Card, Boeing CEO Out & Avianca LifeMiles Outage

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at Mark@milestomemories.com.


When AmEx Black Just Won’t Do: A Gem-Crusted Card for the .001% – Bloomberg

I hope the people didn’t really spend $200K designing these because most of them are ugly 😂. For the $10,000 annual it could be worth it if the personal assistants are very competent and you use them a lot.

Boeing fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg, as the company struggles with 737 Max crisis – CNBC

I am surprised this didn’t happen sooner to be honest.  Not sure the guy stepping in is any different though.

Avianca LifeMiles Suffering Outage – Website Unusable, Phone Systems Also Down – Doctor of Credit

Not surprising since it took them like a week to update their website them.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at Mark@milestomemories.com.

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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