Can You Soon Be Seeing Changes at the Pump Other than Gas Prices?
You may soon be seeing changes at the pump, but probably not the way you expect. Instead of seeing falling gas prices, you may notice that the pumps you use to fill up look a little different.
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that they intend to phase out the rubber boots on gas pump handles currently used to capture harmful gasoline vapors while refueling cars that could otherwise escape into the atmosphere.
You may be wondering just why the EPA, the biggest environmental agency in the country, would want to remove a device that captures harmful emissions. It all has to do with redundancy. In fact, the EPA says that about 70% of all cars and trucks on the road today are equipped with emission recovery systems that capture these same vapors.
About 31,000 gas stations in predominantly urban areas could save about $3,000 each once the ruling is fully implemented. Consumers and business could potentially save about $6 billion over the next five years under this plan, according to the White House.
You can Buy A Car At the Dealership Like A Pro. Here's How You Can Be Prepared.
So you're finally ready to trade in your current car for a new one! Congratulations on such an important step. If you've never bought a new car before, you may know nothing about the process. To begin with, there are a number of things you should do to get ready to buy the car before you ever step on the dealership lot.
Can you Use Money That Is Mistakenly Deposited Into Your Account?
Have you ever noticed that your bank account somehow had 'extra' money in it even though you knew for a fact it wasn't yours? If so, you are not alone. It happens more often than you would think. All it takes is for a bank teller to type in one wrong number at the time a deposit is being made.
Low Interest Automotive Financing Might Not Be Best Deal After All
Great rates do exist. But even if you are offered a low interest car loan, you can probably save more money by accepting a slightly higher rate and using rebates or other incentives or by getting your own financing and taking the rebates and incentives.
Following These Tips Can Help You Save Your Hard-Earned Money at Tax Time
Many people feel like they just can't get ahead when it comes to money. What you may not know is that saving during tax season can start you on the path to financial security. We urge you to take advantage of tax season to prepare for unexpected emergencies or plan for the future. Here are some tips to help get started.