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The Most Powerful Tool to Cut Miles Driven, Gas, & Vehicle Costs (and it’s Free)
Wed, 08/14/13 | 20 Comments
The Most Powerful Tool to Cut Miles Driven, Gas, & Vehicle Costs (and it’s Free)

The average miles driven per year in the U.S. for a 20-34 year old is 15,098. 35-54 year-olds come in at 15,291.
That’s a lot of driving.
Actually, it’s enough driving to cross the entire United States …

Choosing a Residence that Strategically Cuts Commuting Costs
Wed, 08/7/13 | 7 Comments
Choosing a Residence that Strategically Cuts Commuting Costs

Strategic Commuting for Singles
If you live alone and have a long commute, reducing the cost of commuting is as simple as moving closer to work.
Less miles driven = less fuel and maintenance expenses on your …

Serious About Savings? Get Rid of your Car
Tue, 08/6/13 | 29 Comments
Serious About Savings? Get Rid of your Car

Two weeks ago marked the 5-year anniversary of my wife and going from two vehicles to one.
Up until a month or so prior, the thought of doing so had not received serious consideration. Like many, …

Transportation Costs: The Second Highest Expense Category is Clearly the Most Ridiculous
Mon, 08/5/13 | 9 Comments
Transportation Costs: The Second Highest Expense Category is Clearly the Most Ridiculous

The mean transportation costs in the United States per 2-person household is $9,211 per year.
Just think about that for a minute: $9,211!
That makes transportation the second highest expense category for Americans – 39% higher than …

The 15 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2013
Mon, 01/21/13 | 18 Comments
The 15 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2013

Update: I have since published a list of the 2014 and 2015 most fuel efficient cars.
A Year of Fuel Economy Developments
Last year marked a big year for fuel efficient cars in a number of ways.
In January, …

The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2013
Mon, 01/7/13 | 14 Comments
The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2013

Update: I have since published a more updated list of the cheapest new cars sold in the U.S. for 2015 and 2014.
The Thing About New Cars
I’ve put together a 2013 edition of my cheapest new …


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