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So What Are Quality Frugal Transportation Choices?

If you read this blog, you already know the importance of thinking it through in order to make a choice that is not only frugal but practical.  When it comes to transportation, for example, we see that motorcycles really do … Continue reading

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Does Hypermiling Really Improve Fuel Efficiency and is it Worth it?

Hypermiling is the latest vogue approach to maximizing fuel efficiency with extreme driving techniques and vehicle modifications.  The father of hypermiling is arguably Wayne Gerdes of Wisconsin, who boasts of such achievements as getting 59 miles pergallon in a non-hybrid … Continue reading

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SUVs, Trucks, and Other Foolish Means of Transportation

I tell you, sometimes I see things that just shake me up.    Just check out this picture that I took from a downtown parking garage that I sometimes use.  It is a site I see pretty much any time I … Continue reading

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Myth Busters: Toyota Prius as a Money Saver

People often wonder just how much money they can save by purchasing a Toyota Prius.  With the Prius’ famed EPA fuel consumption estimates of 51 miles per gallon city and 48 highway, everyone believes it is not a question of … Continue reading

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On Deck: the Toyota Prius – frugal or no?

Hello everyone, and apologies for the lack of discussion recently.  The posts I wrote about the myths of motorcycles saving  money generated some good questions about my views on hybrid cars.  I’m putting together a post that looks at the … Continue reading

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Reduce Auto Insurance premiums by dropping Collision and Comprehensive coverage ASAP

There is plenty of basic advice on the web for reducing auto insurance costs.  One of the recurring recommendations is to reduce your auto insurance premium on collision and comprehensive coverage by raising your deductible.  Others suggest dropping collision and … Continue reading

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