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AAA: Motorists Tolls Used for Roads They Don't Use

Tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees, the nation's largest auto club said Wednesday.

How to Dodge 4 Expensive Holiday Disasters

An APA poll a few years back revealed that 80% of Americans expect to be stressed during the holiday season. One source of that stress? The unexpected costs that creep up on us in December. Here are some tips to sidestep some of those pricey problems.

Falling Gas Prices Are an Early Holiday Gift for Retailers

Gas prices have finally begun to reflect the falling price of oil, which dipped from nearly $100 a barrel in July to less than $78 now. A gallon of regular averaged $3.408 Tuesday, down from $3.662 a month ago. That's excellent news for the nation's retailers as we approach the holiday shopping season.

This 'Fear Trade' Could Bring You 87% Gains

Fear is in the air on Wall Street. Unemployment is high, housing sales are sluggish and the dollar is weak. Now, to add insult to injury, Standard & Poor's has lowered its U.S. debt outlook to negative, putting the nation's AAA credit rating at risk. Fortunately, smart traders can benefit from these worries.

Senior-Only Discounts and Deals

With age comes some privileges, and chief among them may be getting discounts just for being older. And just how old is "older?" AARP, the country's...

Gas Prices Around the Globe: The Highs and the Lows

With U.S. gas prices near historic highs, Americans are anxious about the cost of filling up. But we still feel far less pain at the pump than drivers in many other developed nations. On the flip side, if you drive in the right world cities, you can still pay less than $1 a gallon.

AAA Sees 92.3 Million Americans Traveling Over Holidays

A total of 92.3 million American will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holidays, according to AAA. The figure is a 3.1% increase from the 89.5 million who traveled in the holiday season of 2009, AAA said in a statement.

Want an RV? Rent one first

The American Automobile Association predicts that there are going to be 34.9 million people traveling July 4th weekend, up 17% from last year. About...

10 memberships worth the money

Membership has its privileges, the question is -- are they worth it? Unequivocally, the answer is a resounding ... maybe! Ultimately, the value of...