Beat High Gas Prices Now!: The Fastest, Easiest Ways to Save $20-$50 Every Month on Gas

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, May 12, 2011 - Reference - 80 pages
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"No one ever won a prize for spending the most money possible on gas. Our goal should be to spend the least amount of money, and use the least amount of fuel, to cover the distance we want to go," states MacEachern.

If you're looking for ways to spend less money on gas but still get where you want to go, this handy guidebook offers dozens of easy-to-follow tips to help you "beat the pump.

Here's what you'll find inside:

* How to make gas go farther when you drive to work or go shopping

* Information to help you choose a new car if you want to trade in your current gas guzzler for a gas stretcher

* Ways to use the Internet to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood

* What credit cards give you money back when you buy gas

* How "smart" driving can save you $50 every month at the pump

* How to get a $2,000 tax deduction when you buy a gas-saving hybrid vehicle

* A fuel cost calculator so you can see exactly how much money you're spending on gas

PLUS: Specific tips to help you save $20, $30, $40 and even $50 a month at the pump.

 

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Contents

How Did Gas Get So Expensive Anyway?
1
Saving Gas Will Protect More Than Your Pocketbook Its Good for the Environment Too
3
Why Drilling for Oil in the Arctic Is Not the Answer
5
The Six Ds
8
DRIVE SMART
10
DRIVE CHEAP
15
DRIVE LESS
19
DRIVE IN TUNE
25
Nongasoline Fuel Options
35
Saving Gas on the Job
38
Vacation and Traveling Tips
41
What to Consider If Youre Buying a New Vehicle
44
Try a Hybrid
48
More CarBuying Tips
51
For More Information
53
The Top Ten Ways to Beat the High Price of Gas
56

DRIVE A GAS STRETCHER NOT A GAS GUZZLER
30
DONT DRIVE ALONE
33
About the Author
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Diane MacEachern is a best-selling author, successful businesswoman and environmental entrepreneur. She is also the Founder and CEO of The World Women Want, an environmental clearinghouse that helps women, their children and their families live healthier, safer and more rewarding lives (www.theworldwomenwant.com). During her thirty-year career, Ms. MacEachern has produced numerous publications on a wide variety of energy and environmental topics for members of Congress, the media and the public at large. She has worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to educate the public about the causes of global warming and climate change. Ms. MacEachern received a Master's Degree from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. She lives with her family in the energy efficient home they built in Maryland, where she drives a gas saving hybrid vehicle.

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