More experts predict higher prices by late spring or early summer. If war breaks out in the Middle East, the national average could top $6 a gallon.
If you can't give up your car, take some simple steps to reduce how much gas you use and how much you pay for it.
Global events are putting upward pressure on oil prices, but there are other factors to consider. Here's another view.
Overall the inflation rate is expected to be low, but the cost of some of the things you have to pay for will increase at a much higher rate.
How much has it cost to fill your gas tank this year? The average American family will spend a record $4,155.
Holiday weekend drivers should expect to spend a little more to get to grandma's -- or to the Black Friday sales -- this year.
Slowing down saves gas, and also reduces anxiety about seeing police cars stopped on the side of the road.
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