Some South Florida drivers double checked their gas bills as they pulled away from the pumps ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac and wondered why it cost so much to fill up.
Dropping by the gas station to fill up your tank may have you doing a double-take when you see the prices. Gas prices are rising across the Sunshine State and the rest of the nation.
The latest Retail Sales figures for June show shoppers pulled back spending after continuing weakness in the national job market6s and stagnant paychecks.
After weeks of falling prices at the pump, they are on their way back up. In South Florida alone, we’ve seen a nickel or more increase in the last week.
Florida gas prices are averaging their lowest prices this year, at $3.19 a gallon and while it’s not throwing many travel plans off, it’s making for a slower work-week
As the global economy continues to sputter, there could be some good news on the horizon for the South Florida economy.
Five months before the presidential election, this rating is disastrous for Obama – almost as disastrous as the lack of any results for America these past four years.
As Europe teeters on the edge of financial disaster, China begins to sputter, and America is still stumbling economically; there is at least one area of good news dealing with your money.
As drivers begin their treks back home after the Memorial Day weekend, they will get a welcome sight at the gas station…falling prices.
If you’ve tapped out your holiday weekend budget stocking up on beer and burgers for that Memorial Day bash, you can feel good about one thing; it cost you less to get to the supermarket this holiday, and if you plan to travel to someone else’s party, you’ll save at the pump.