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  1. General Chat
    Remember when they said $5 a gallon gas. They are not saying that now. Bottom Line - Government slashes forecast for summer gas prices
  2. General Chat
    We spend only $70 a month, but we live 3 miles form my dh's job and no more that 2-5 miles away from 6 different grocery stores, Walmart, Kmart, target, and about 20 different places to eat. My daughter moved right down the street so I can see my grands anytime without traveling across town.Now...
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    haha....3 months ago i could not get him on board for preparing for a natural disaster now he is coming up with all the questions....He is like me....not really believing anything major is going to happen but it doesnt hurt to prepare....thanks for your help....also how long would gas keep...
  4. Frugal Living
    Gas Price Heat Map - Kansas City Gas Prices "Now you can see what gas prices are around the country at a glance. Areas are color coded according to their price for the average price for regular unleaded gasoline. Click here for the Canada National Gas Price Heat Map." Canada National Gas Price...
  5. General Chat
    Have you thought about it? It's probably inevitable. Now what? What are you going to be doing differently? I guess I will pretty much give up all driving but to pick up necessities. Heck, I don't know, if the way prices keep going up if we will be able to afford even the necessities...
  6. Frugal Living
    :thud: I just drove by the gas station on my way home and it has gone up .17 a gallon since yesterday. Scary.
  7. Preparedness and Survival
    My gutt is telling me that we need to put back as many seeds as possible because there are a lot of people out there that are "late bloomers" for this survival stuff and they are going to need our help with getting heirloom seeds and herbs. (my gutt is usually correct, unfortunately). The...
  8. General Chat
    we are in NC and our current price is $3.59 and rising. oil is not even $100 a barrel, it's ridiculous!! how much is gas in your area? I can't wait for hurricane season this year, that will surely give them an excuse to raise the price above $5 a gallon :sigh:
  9. General Chat
    my monthly payment budget for gas ane electric went down over 50$ a month . amazing what turning off lights Tvs etc when not in that room ; turning down heat/ ac when no one is home can do oh and i have known that all my life it was convincing my 20 yo dd who moved out mid june of...
  10. Utilities
    We are under contract to buy a home and it has what seems to be called a "Heatilator." It doesn't fit with our plans for the home, and it being an older model, which I don't have the model number, I cannot find any units matching it, or info on how to disassemble it on the internet at this...
  11. Frugal Living
    Today when I drove by gas was down to $3.42. That's down about .25 over the past month. Anyone else seeing gas prices dropping?
  12. General Chat
    I'm just curious about the 'state' of things. We've held steady at $3.59 a gallon for three weeks so far.
  13. Utilities
    I have a cold part to my home that is on the other side of the house. I was thinking about getting a gas heater, vent free, in that area. Anyone have one of those? If so, how do you like it? Pros? Cons? I currently don't have any gas heat so it would have to completely installed. Maybe I can get...
  14. Frugal Living
    We are cutting back on gas usage. Can one become isolated if they basically ground gas usage to necessities. Hubby already walked or biked to work everyday. Buddy' school is to far away to walk/bike so We have to drive. I have taken to leaving early to get there 25 or so minutes before school...
  15. Frugal Living
    As of June 18 Visa raised allowed hold by gas pumps from $75 to $125. The time of hold is still up to 72 hours. Visa has allowed $75 hold since 2008. With gas prices above $3.00 a gallon, $75 did not always fill the tank anymore and pumps were shutting off before larger vehicles were fully...
  16. Calculations and Alternatives
    Been working on a good frugal gas calc. Seems you shld top off at certain money price-points, avoid others -- the old 'pyramid' scale applies. But the trick is having a good calc method when out on the road...?
  17. Vacations and Travel
    I don't think we have an upper limit when it comes to $$$/gallon. We've waited too long to be able to travel. Although if it goes over $10/gallon, I suppose we'd have to give some thought to canceling. We travel with our dogs so we don't have to pay kennel fees, and so our special needs dog...
  18. Automotive
    With the cost of gas up around $3.60 imagine paying $1.25 per gallon. Google CNG (compressed Natural Gas). You will find this fuel a lot more common than you think. I had never heard of it before. I did some research and bought a factory CNG car three years ago and have loved it. My dad's...
  19. Frugal Living
    Ours has risen in price by .21 in 2 days.Yesterday they raised it from 2.98 to 3.09 a its 3.19. I know that its higher in other parts of the country & Dutchie, I read your post about what you're paying now -wow. I have never seen the prices jump so much in such a short time.
  20. General Chat
    Just heard that oil hit the $120 mark this morning because of the unrest in Libya and the entire Middle East and North Africa. (It seems that Libya has one of the highest oil reserves in the world. We also heard something yesterday on our news that we have gas stations that belong to the Libyan...
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