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The Big Impact of Your Little Financial Choices

...running into the store, has saved us $12,000 during our financial turnaround.Practicing Proper Tire Inflation Many gas stations offer a free compressed air pump that people can use to inflate their tires to the recommended amount. This amount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-01-24/big-impac
Gas stations cheer lower gas prices along with drivers

...finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon...time in four years? Guess again.Gas stations love low prices too."We're...cry foul, you should know that gas stations do not make much money from selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/gas-stations-cheer-lower-g
Residents use fuel rewards, club memberships for huge gas savings

...BI-LO fuelperks works in a similar fashion, providing customers a half-cent discount on fuel at participating gas stations, including Shell, when they use their BONUSCARD to buy $50 in qualifying groceries.Their Web site states customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-20/residents-use-fuel-rewards-a
Holiday shopping slump: US retail sales fell in December

...have freed up money for consumers to spend elsewhere, raising expectations for the holiday shopping season. Sales at gas stations dropped 6.5 percent in December, the steepest drop in six years.A gallon of gas costs an average of $2.12 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/holiday-shopping-slump-us-
Six Strategies for Maximizing the Value of a Warehouse Club

...have an attached gas station that requires you to use your membership in order to fuel up. Most of the time, these gas stations offer fuel prices that are about a dime per gallon cheaper than other nearby stations. Obviously, then, it makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-01-05/six-strat
Gas prices should continue to drop through year's end

Some Southern gas stations could sell $2 per gallon gas by year's end, but Augustans likely won't see it unless they cross the river.South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/gas-prices-should-continue
US retail sales rise at modest pace in October as greater hiring, cheaper gas boost spending

...said Friday that retail sales rose 0.3 percent last month after falling by the same amount in September. Excluding gas stations, where falling prices lowered spending, sales rose a solid 0.5 percent.Employers have stepped up hiring, giving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/us-retail-sales-rise-modes
Rants & Raves

...to Fox Creek High School? I WONDER WHY so many people patronize the foreign-owned businesses, such as stores and gas stations, yet we complain about the foreigners not paying any income tax for a number of years. Then they take all collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/rants-raves
Carmakers sign on to principles to protect motorists' privacy in an era of computerized cars

...authorities without a court order, sold to insurance companies or used to bombard them with ads for pizza parlors, gas stations or other businesses they drive past, without their permission. The principles also commit automakers to "implement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/carmakers-sign-principles-
Raising the minimum wage also will increase job losses

...three conspicuous examples that refute this suggestion. HE NOTES THAT IN the 1940s and '50s we had few self-serve gas stations. But in response mainly to increased labor costs, such stations are now the norm. Motion picture theaters widely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-15/raising-minimum-