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Save Money at the Pump

With today's gas prices now 41 cents higher than they were a year ago (now hovering in the $3-plus range), and growing talk about possibly hitting $5...

Buzzword of the Week: Drive

Once a clearly defined term that meant "to use force to compel or control a physical thing," drive has become one of the most insidious and overused buzzwords in the lexicon. Often now, what's being driven is intangible, and the mechanics of what's doing the driving are a mystery. So, who's driving this buzzword train, anyway?

U.S. Drivers Get a Big Break at the Gas Pump

Gasoline prices fell by just over 7 cents a gallon in the U.S. in the past two weeks, and are likely to stay steady. The Lundberg Survey, carried out on Aug. 27, found the average price of regular self-serve gasoline at $2.70 per gallon - a decrease of 7.54 cents from two weeks earlier, according to CNN.

U.S. Gasoline Prices Rose 4 Cents in Recent Survey

U.S. gasoline prices rose about 4 cents per gallon in the last three weeks, according to the latest price survey. The latest Lundberg Survey, conducted on Friday in 38 markets, shows the average price of self-serve regular was $2.77 per gallon, an increase of about 3.9 cents from the last survey on July 23.

People finally driving less -- good!

With gas prices rising steadily over the past decade -- even before the recent levitation -- there's been a question nagging at economists: at one...