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One Week Later, Gas Prices Are Down 1.5 to 2 Cents

A review of current gas prices shows that today’s national average for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.953. Additional fuel price information from AAA shows that gas prices are down 1.9 ¢ over one week ago: $2.957 Yesterday’s average $2.971 One Week Ago $2.814  One Month Ago $2.382  One Year Ago For the most part, gas prices … Continue reading

One last Peek at Gas Prices for Memorial Day Weekend 2018

It’s Friday, May 25, 2018, and for those who are not working today, the start of a four-day weekend that includes the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28th.  AAA projects that more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than … Continue reading

It’s Two Weeks Before the Summer Driving Season Begins and Gas Prices Continue Their Upward Trend!

Today’s average price for regular gasoline at pumps across America is $2.865 – a number that is 5 ¢ more than a week ago, and $0.52 more than last year this time. About two months ago, I would have guessed $2.85 would be the highest price per gallon average that we would see at the … Continue reading

Click-Click! Gas Prices Continue to Tick Upward

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, consider the above chart (Source: GasBuddy.com) one to add to the gallery. While I hadn’t planned on writing another post on gas prices this soon, the continuing upward  tick in prices at the pump spurred me to do so.  Here are the price stats based on today’s average … Continue reading

Gas Prices Are Up 35 ¢ Over One Year Ago

This is Day 113 of Calendar Year 2018 and one thing is certain: gas prices are on the rise. My last fill up was the week before Easter Sunday. I haven’t driven my vehicle much since then because the passenger window was shattered and needed to be replaced. After leaving the repair shop this past … Continue reading

Like Warmer Weather, Gasoline Prices are Rising

Spring is less than three weeks away!  While there are winter storms brewing in both the east and the west regions of these United States, the highs for ambient daytime temperatures are slowly rising. As we begin the third month of 2018, it’s a good time to check on gas prices. U.S. gasoline prices exhibited … Continue reading

U.S. Gas Prices Are Up the First 30 Days of 2018

Here’s one of my top of mind questions for this morning: What’s been happening with gas prices during the first 30 days of Calendar Year 2018? For a quick answer, I went to GasBuddy.com and created this chart: Today’s U.S. average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.589. That’s 3 ¢ higher than yesterday, … Continue reading

Gas Prices Are Up At The Beginning of 2018

My last post on gas prices, Christmas 2017 Gas Prices Expected To Be Higher Than Last Year, was published on December 20, 2017. At that time, the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.444. Holiday travel for Christmas and New Year have concluded and show a rise of about 4 cents per gallon for … Continue reading

Christmas 2017 Gas Prices Expected To Be Higher Than Last Year

While stockings are being hung by the chimney with care, some U.S. motorists have already begun their holiday travels this week leading up to December 25th, Christmas Day. In addition to putting the finishing touches on holiday decorating and shopping, more than 97 million Americans are expected to hit the roads this week for the … Continue reading

Gas Prices Are Stable This Week of Thanksgiving 2017

Since my last post on gasoline prices three weeks ago, fuel prices rose upward as much as 9 cents before falling back to today’s current national average of $2.542 per gallon for regular grade. While this price is about 40 ¢ higher than a year ago, the good news is that it is less than … Continue reading