Whether you’re collecting credit card rewards or frequent flier miles, you probably already know that loyalty programs can lead to compulsive buying behavior. Question is, should you participate – or shouldn’t you?
It used to be that driving was an instant way to save money on a trip, particularly for a traveling family, but with the steep increases in gas prices, it’s no longer a sure thing. Here’s a look at some of the variables to help you choose the most economical means of travel.
You can’t talk about oil prices — and these days there’s lots of talk — without considering OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), the 12-member cartel that wields massive influence in the oil market. Here we look at the who those members are, how much crude oil they produce and how stable they are, along with some background on the fluctuations in the price of crude over the years and U.S. crude oil consumption.
How much does owning a car really cost you? Last week AAA released its latest car ownership study, which calculates depreciation, financing, insurance gas, maintenance and license fees. Bottom line: when you purchase a car, you’re not just paying the sticker price.
The price of gas is up nearly a dollar per gallon from a year ago, and expected to rise more as the summer driving season begins. But there are ways to cut down the price you pay at the pump, and meaningful ways to make that tank of gas last longer before you need another fill-up.
We give you America’s most expensive commutes, based on the amount of fuel consumed while idling in traffic, how much that fuel costs, as well as the total cost of commuting per person. Did your city make the list? Check out the infographic to find out.
Are you frustrated with your commute? You may have plenty good reasons for it, especially if you live in one of the cities included in this infographic. Based on data recently released by the Texas Transportation Institute, the interactive infographic...