Two Money Mistakes – Are You Making Them?

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts lower national diesel fuel prices in 2013 by 10 cents lower than 2012, when it was $3.97. It also predicts that diesel fuel costs will be 9 cents lower in 2014 than 2013. This means they believe diesel fuel prices will average $3.87 a gallon in 2013 and $3.78 a gallon in 2014.

Better MPGs: Camper shells improve your truck’s aerodynamics and can economy tips. You may not have known this, but your open payload is killing your MPGs. When air flows over your cockpit, it spills into your bed, hits your tailgate and creates drag. With a camper shell in place, air breezes smoothly across the roof instead of smacking into the back.

Check the state of your air filter, a dirty filter harms performance and economy. To see if you need a new filter take it out and hold it up to the sun, if you cannot see light coming through it then you need a new one. If you do need to replace your air filter it may be worth considering a “permanent” filter. These can simply be cleaned and put back in and are also environmentally sounder thereby potentially saving you more money in the long run.

Given a sound trading model, using conservative money management, it is just a matter of time to grow your capital to the point where it is big enough to replace your regular income. Yet, I always receive emails from readers that they want something that makes more money. They want instant gratification. They want to do what I do in day trading, now.

The only thing that will change if a liberal candidate becomes our next president is that internal special interests will become more powerful. They will try to make us believe that an isolated America is better for us. McCain is more realistic and his changes will make America a more powerful player in international reise. But who ever wins we are sure to get changes.

To stop driving – for those who have been driving, you will be saying it’s crazy! Cars are just like your legs; they carries you around places. However, what we can do is to try walking, cycling or hopping on a bus for short trips.

Many of the suggestions in this article will improve your fuel economy and make you a safer driver, as well as saving you money on brake jobs. So pay attention to these ideas, and to the way you use your brakes. Gas isn’t the only way your car eats into your budget, but many of the costs of driving your car are under your control.