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Gas Falls to under $3 and Now It’s Less Expensive than Milk

Gas is now cheaper than milk. In what is almost unbelievable news considering where gas prices were at the beginning of summer, gas prices have fallen, for the first time since December 2010, below the $3.00 a gallon mark. The … Continue reading

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Average National Gas Price Sinks to $3.50 According to AAA

More good news for motorists trying to save money. Only a few days into August, and the trend of declining gas prices, which began in July (30 of the 31 days in July saw a decrease in gas prices), has … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Continue to Slide as Oil Looks Ready to Fall to under $100 a Barrel

There’s good news for those with long commutes and those who spend a lot of time driving their car. Gas prices are continuing to fall, and they’re beginning to approach levels more normal for this time of year. With oil … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Look to Ease for Upcoming Fourth of July Weekend

It appears gas prices are beginning to ease a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching, but that isn’t likely going to be much of a consolation to those who are out driving for the holiday. Oil prices … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Prices Hold Steady on Calm Trading Day

It appears as if gas prices might be set to ease just a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching. Both oil and gas prices held steady on Friday on what was overall a quiet day for the … Continue reading

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AAA Predicts More Travelers and Higher Gas Prices This Fourth of July

There are going to be more cars on the road this Fourth of July, and the most since 2007,¬†according to AAA travel. An estimated 4.1 million Americans will be on the road traveling 50 miles or more away from their … Continue reading

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Lundberg and AAA Both Report Slightly Higher Gas Prices

The price of gasoline is rising, but it isn’t spiking, at least not yet. Lundberg reported on Sunday gasoline prices in the US rose $0.0187 during the past two weeks. The report noted refiners and retailers absorbed the majority of … Continue reading

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So Much for Steady US Gas Prices. Expect Spike Due to Iraq Oil Troubles

It’s amazing what a couple of weeks, and unrest in an oil producing part of the world, can do. At the beginning of the month, AAA predicted gasoline prices, while high, would remain fairly steady through the month, with a … Continue reading

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Higher Gas Prices Across the US: Tricks to Save Money

Gas prices continue to increase, gaining an average of three cents nationwide to $3.70 a gallon over the last week according to AAA‘s Fuel Gauge Report. This is an increase of $0.16 compared to last month, and is $0.19 more … Continue reading

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Is Costco Gas Quality the Same as Exxon, Shell and Chevron?

There are many reasons to love Costco. They treat their employees much better than many businesses, and they have competitive prices when it comes to the things that they sell. While there might be some reasons that you wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Inch toward $4 a Gallon: Ways to Save

Gas prices continue to inch toward $4.00 a gallon, although the increases have leveled off over the past week. According to AAA, gas prices have reached a national average of $3.67 a gallon. That’s an increase of three cents from … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Continue to Climb toward $4 a Gallon: Ways to Save Money

The price of gasoline continues to rise, reaching an average of $3.61 a gallon this week, up almost 5 cents from last week according to the most recent gas survey from Lundberg Survey Inc. This is the highest that gas … Continue reading

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Spring Gas Prices Rising toward $4 a Gallon: Steps to Save Money

Spring is in the air, but that also brings about the unwelcome news that gasoline prices are making their annual Spring climb toward the $4.00 a gallon mark. While this is happening all over the country, those in California are … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Are Down, But Don’t Celebrate Too Much

For the first time in years, gas here went under three dollars a gallon. It was cause for a minor celebration. There’s just something nice about seeing that $2.98 on the marquee. It’s only psychological, but it was comforting. Of … Continue reading

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Are You Really Worse Off or Does It Just Seem That Way?

Like any good financial nerd, I spend a lot of time watching and reading the media’s coverage of the economy. Over the last few months the tone has gone from mildly concerned, through concerned, and on to full blown panic. … Continue reading

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How Have Gas Prices Changed Your Routine?

Today’s morning question is, How have gas prices changed your routine? I have to admit that increasing gas have done very little to change my routine. Part of the reason is that living in Japan, gas prices have been over … Continue reading

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Save Money on Fuel Resource

I recently discovered a new website that has a wealth of information about saving money on fuel. I’m pretty sure the website itself isn’t new, but it’s new to me and it might be new to you too. The website … Continue reading

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Gas and 9/10 Cent: What Difference Does It Make?

My husband and I often remember prices differently: I think it was $5; he thinks it was $4. Turns out it was $4.99. The difference is how we view the cost — I automatically round up in my mind: $0.89 … Continue reading

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