All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gas prices’

Large SUVs Gaining Global Popularity: Would Falling Gas Prices Make YOU Buy One?

During the economic recession, large SUVs became something on an eyesore to Americans. Their sudden lack of popularity hurt companies like General Motors (GM), and made Americans who drove SUVs feel somewhat like pariahs. But the large SUVs that U.S. citizens have shied away from for so long may be making a comeback. This resurgence in popularity may be due …

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Gas Prices Predicted To Reach 6-Year High For Holiday Weekend

Gas prices won’t be declining anytime soon. With the Fourth of July holiday weekend fast approaching, most Americans who have plans to travel are hoping that gas prices will be favorable for long drives. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like that’ll be happening. Although nationwide gas prices are already elevated, they’re still expected to rise even more by the weekend. According to Yahoo! …

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Gas Prices Are Rising: Some Tips To Make Gas Last

Anyone else planning a stay-cation this summer? With waiting lines like this and gas prices the way they are, you’re likely not alone. Despite predictions this past spring that your car’s diet would be fund friendly this summer, it seems as though that may not come to pass after all. High demand, fewer supplies than anticipated, and declining production are …

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Best SUVs For Gas Mileage (And The Worst)

With the weather getting warmer and people looking to do a bit of traveling, it always comes back to one essential question: “How hard is it going to hit me at the gas pump?” Not all vehicles answer this question equally, and when it comes to SUVs, many Americans believe it’s not worth knowing! These vehicles had taken a terrible …

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Gas Prices To Reportedly Be Kind To Us This Summer

Gas prices are as unpredictable as an episode of Game Of Thrones, but according to the Department of Energy, they won’t be eating into our wallets this summer when we’re all trying to get to vacation spots. According to a new report, prices will actually drop over the next several months, from $3.66 per gallon in May to $3.46 per …

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Gas Prices Are Rising, Will Likely Continue to Go Up

After gas prices dropped to under $3.20 per gallon in many states back in September, we are seeing prices trickle up again. With the exception of a few small dips, gas prices have been rising steadily since early February and have passed $4 per gallon in some parts of the country. According to GasBuddy, the national average is $3.59 per …

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Gas Prices Falling, Lowest Since 2010

There is great news this week for the average Joe! Gas prices are down and will continue to fall…for now. The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is now $3.42, down from $3.59 on September 1st. This average price is the lowest it’s been at this time of year since 2010, according to AP. Last year at about …

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Gas Prices Are Dropping at the Pump

Many motorists have noticed something different when filling up their cars lately–gas prices at the pump are slowly going down. According to GasBuddy, a website that monitors gas prices around the country, prices have dropped to as low as $3.08 per gallon in South Carolina. See where your state’s gas prices are here. According to an analyst for Gas Buddy, …

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Analysts are expecting gas prices to rise

If you are going to be traveling, especially this weekend, you can plan on seeing gas prices at the pump ranging anywhere from 10 to 20 cents more per gallon. With this being a peak time for travel in the U.S., the rise in gas prices could have an impact on what people are planning on doing when it comes …

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Oil Prices Rise By $2, Egyptian Unrest Partially To Blame

Oil prices are volatile as always. The situation in Egypt isn’t making things easier as the violence in the country is causing the price to go up. Reuters reports that oil prices jumped by $2 on Friday – the biggest weekly gain in a year. One of the big reasons for the price increase has been the recent unrest in …

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Another Summer, Another Rise In Gas Prices

As the title indicates, while the Memorial Day weekend may mean the beginning of summer fun, it also means that gas prices have, once again, gone up. This, naturally, means, those road trips families have been planning are going to cost more than they did a mere two weeks ago. As the chart clearly reveals, at the start of may, …

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MapQuest Helps You Find The Best Gas Prices With New App

Google Maps is the go to app for most smartphone owners, especially on Android. One of the original mapping services, MapQuest, is still hanging in there though. Their new app may even prove to be most useful for travelers this holiday season. MapQuest announced that its new Gas Prices app is now available on both Google Play and the App …

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Gas Prices Top $8 In Jersey, Pennsylvania

Drivers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania will get a shock today when they pull in to Lukoil filling stations and find that the advertised price per gallon is over $8. But that price has been set to draw attention to the fact that Lukoil is “killing” their franchises by charging outrageous prices that won’t allow for owners to compete with …

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Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas

Waze, the ridiculously handy navigation app that uses real-time traffic data to get you where you need to go on time, has just added a new feature that helps you save on gas, too. Waze, in case you’re unfamiliar with it, is an app that uses travel data of other users to help you get around traffic snarls along your …

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Gas Prices: Lower Cost Means More Travelers on the Road This Weekend

Gas prices, while still relatively high, are a bit lower than they have been over the past few months. This could result in more people are filling up the family car and heading out for fun, adventures, and sunburns over Memorial Day Weekend. According to AAA, the average gas price in the United States if $3.67, which, when compared to …

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Gas Prices Worldwide [Infographic]

Financial planning firm Credit Sesame has just released a new infographic which describes gasoline prices and usage rates around the world. First off, a gallon of gas is 6 cents in oil-rich Venezuela. The lowest price I can recall in the U.S. was 84 cents, when I was like 7, during the Reagan administration. Six cents is much cheaper than …

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President Obama Finally Takes On Gas Price Pirates

“We can’t afford a situation where speculators buy up oil, creating the perception of a shortage, driving up the prices, then flip it for a quick profit.” – President Obama, today Last week we talked about the hidden issue that greatly contributes to high gas prices. We determined that the classic factors of supply and demand were not to blame …

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Why Is Gas Almost $4.00 a Gallon?

I’m going to admit something to you that may affect how you read this article. Call it full disclosure; call it conscience. You need to know this before we jump into this subject. I dropped out of high school Economics. There, I said it. I dropped that class and took a study hall. And I did it because of a …

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Nationwide Gas Prices [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a study by financial firm Mint, gas prices are affecting household economies nationwide, and Americans are experiencing the financial strain. The average household in the U.S. burns through 1,100 gallons of gasoline annually. And while residents in some states are paying over $4 per gallon at the pump, they might not be feeling it as much as those …

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Electric Vehicles: Three From The Big Three

With the price of gasoline on the rise almost daily many consumers have decided to fork over the extra cash and upgrade to an electric vehicle. There is a lot of buzz around electrics today, but my angle has always been that they cost way too much and offer way too little. However, as the market becomes more competitive and …

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Foursquare Check-in Nets Cheaper Gas at Murphy USA

As gas prices have continued to climb, topping $4 in many parts of the U.S., one fuel retailer is harnessing to power of social media to bring in customers. Murphy USA, a gas station chain located adjacent to Walmarts and Sam’s Clubs, is offering a deal on gas if you check-in using Foursquare. In all of its 1,000+ locations, a …

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