Even with a recent slight uptick in prices, Americans are paying about 20 cents less for a gallon of gasoline than at this time last year.
Gas prices are under $3 a gallon in some states, and that means consumers could have more money to spend on the holidays.
Gasoline prices are the lowest they've been all year, and in some parts of the country they could fall even further before 2014.
Several state and local governments want to swap a gas tax for a pay-per-mile tax -- using a little black box to track your car's movements.
It's rare that gas and heating oil prices drop in price together at this time of year, but it's happening. Experts say it may not matter to 'grumpy' consumers.
Some gas stations advertise prices based on a cash discount. But that's not always clear to credit card users. Pay attention and don't get surprised at the pump.
It's been a dizzying summer at the pump, as prices have dropped, increased and dropped again. Where they'll end up, nobody knows.
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