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If you have a Starbucks gold card (like I do), say goodbye to free soy milk and syrup but hello to more frequent free drinks -- or some food.

In an e-mail to cardholders, the company said it is making changes to the benefits of its popular program beginning October 16.

You won't get free soy milk or syrups anymore. Also, you will no longer be offered a free tall drink when you buy a pound of whole-bean coffee.

However, you will now earn a free drink – or a food item, that's new, too – every 12 stars you earn. That's down from previously needing 15 stars.

Also, instead of waiting until you get a postcard in the mail to redeem for your free drink or food item, your bonus gets directly loaded on your gold card or mobile app.

The Starbucks gold card rewards program is available to any customer who registers a reloadable card or mobile app account at Starbucks.com.

http://www.starbucks.com/rewardsfaster

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