Well it’s finally here – Summer! Let’s hope that gas prices go down a littlle, because we all know what a crimp rising gas prices can put in to our summer fun. We had a tough winter and a not so great spring, so a good summer would be really nice, but will the price of gas cool down our summer?
Gas prices are higher and more volitale than last year and when they go up it affects everything, not just a fill-up at the pump. Now I know prices were up to $4.00 just a couple of months ago, but they are still high. And considering how many things are impacted by the price of gas, you know that means whenever gas prices go up we take an additional hit on food prices and many other goods and services. The funny thing is when gas prices go back down often the other things do not seem to go down much or even at all.
So have you calculated your pain level and how it can hurt your bottom line? I know I would like to just say I’ve waited all year and I want to enjoy my summer, but practicality must factor in, after all I have to be able to pay my bills for the rest of the year. So are you cutting back, changing your vacation, or staying around for the summer? There are many savings tips available to cut gasoline bills and also tips to cut the costs of travel this summer. So take advantage don’t despair and have a great summer!