The average price of gas in the US is now at the highest level in history. There’s no point in noting that figure here, as it will likely be higher when you read this. Let’s just agree the price is considerably higher than the previous record of $4.10 per gallon of regular gas set back in the summer of 2008.
First, let's look at the price triggers that are causing gas prices to be so high right now:
Taken all together, according to cnet.com, the average American driver is spending $1,100 more a year on gasoline than just 12 months ago.
While no one knows when fuel prices will reverse course, and with some experts predicting prices to approach $5 a gallon in the months ahead, it's best to find other ways to save money. In addition to adjusting your driving style, evaluating your monthly auto budget can open up saving opportunities. If you think you are spending too much on your monthly car payment, RateWorks can help.
Get an instant quote today to see how much you could be saving. Lower monthly payments will free up the cash you need for an emergency expense or higher monthly bills — such as your gasoline bill, for example — and allow you to get your auto budget back on track.
RateWorks has saved drivers an average of $110 per month when they refinance their loans with us, which will more than cover the added money you are now spending at the pump.