21 Apr The Price Of Gas Is Not Only Taking A Bite Out Of My Wallet, It Is Taking My Whole Wallet.
The price of a barrel of oil is now $117 per barrel. The most immediate result is that you are paying more at the pump for a gallon of gas. The average price of a gallon of gas is $3.50 today. One month ago it was $3.25 per gallon. What can you do to protect yourself?
You can make sure that your car is tuned up so that the vehicle runs efficiently. You can make sure that your tires are inflated. Ride your local transit line back and forth to work when possible. Walk or ride your bike, this will save fuel and will improve your health. Learn to consolidate your trips. This means that you plan your trips ahead of time and then plan your route accordingly. Read more here for other tips on how to save fuel.
Finally, check out Gas Buddy to see where the cheapest prices for gas are located in your area. This website also offers contests where you are eligible to win Gas Buddy Cards. Even if you don’t win anything you can still save money by locating the cheapest gas in your area.
Written by Rachel Lynn Foley.