Oil price is soaring and it certainly looks like it will not be staying at a constant price for long. Not to mention that the price is still rising. There are a few alternatives that we can do.
1. To stop driving – for those who have been driving, you will be saying it’s crazy! Cars are just like your legs; they carries you around places. However, what we can do is to try walking, cycling or hopping on a bus for short trips.
2. To change to hybrid car – this is one viable option where you can adopt and yet some were saying that it takes much more fuel to produce a hybrid car.
3. To change the way we drive – this is possibly the immediate option that we can adopt. By changing your driving habits you can improve fuel economy and there are many tips which you can use to start saving dollars and not pennies. Changing your habits and you’ll see a substantial savings at the pump — without the need for a new car.
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1. Ditch your old incandescent light bulbs for the more “Green” and energy saving compact fluorescent bulbs. Sure they are a little bit more expensive off the shelf but they will last you years longer than the standard light bulb and will consume far less energy making this a no brainer for long term savings.
2. Buy cheap toilet paper! Think about it…you use it to clean and then throw it away. Get the cheapest toilet paper you can find if you’re comfortable with it and prevent money going down the drain…literally!
With gas prices on the rise and no means to an end anytime soon, it is important to stress the basics on motoring habits. These are all tips that do not require any additional equipment..just a smart approach to gas consumption.
1. Avoid prolonged warming up of engine, even on cold mornings – 30 to 45 seconds is plenty of time.
2. Avoid “reving” the engine, especially just before you switch the engine off; this wastes fuel needlessly and washes oil down from the inside cylinder walls, owing to loss of oil pressure.
3. Eliminate jack-rabbit starts. Accelerate slowly when starting from dead stop. Don’t push pedal down more than 1/4 of the total foot travel. This allows carburetor to function at peak efficiency.
4. Park car so that you can later begin to travel in forward gear; avoid reverse
Food prices are up, gas prices are soaring, and the housing market is way down. Many people are ditching their SUV’s for much small fuel sippers and many are eating out less. All in efforts to conserve their hard earned money. Check out a few more ways to cut back on your spending:
1. Change light bulbs to CFL bulbs to save money
2. Use Heat and Air Conditioning sparingly
3. Use the light of Day instead of lights in the house
4. Pay bills online or in person, instead of using stamps
5. Keep razorblades dry and clean so that they last longer
6. Write checks for over the amount instead of using an ATM with fees
The common and often over used cliche is “You never have another chance to make a 1st impression”. There is a reason why…it’s absolutely TRUE. So much of what us humans know, feel, and believe is based off of what we see and our gut instincts. “Perception is Reality” and it pays to make a noteworthy impression on a potential employer. So make your next
The Democratic Presidential Nominee and Former United States President will be in Kissimmee on Wednesday night (10/29/2008) at Osceola Heritage Park. The rally will be held later in the the evening and hopes to attract younger as well as hispanic voters.
Gates for the event open at 8:30pm, but Barack Obama and Bill Clinton won’t likely go on until 10:30 p.m. or 11 p.m.
Obama appeared with New York Senatpr Hillary Clinton last week at a rally in downtown Orlando that some sources report summed up close to 50,000 people.
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will hold their Monday rally in Orlando at the Amway Arena downtown at 6pm. Gates for entrance will be open at 3pm. Due to it’s potentially large numbers, it will probably be an outdoor event.
Organizers chose the arena, in part, because it’s a location that is accustomed to handling the traffic that comes with big events. He and Clinton are expected to attract tens of thousands of supporters.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2008
Downtown Orlando to Host Obama & Clinton for Early Vote Kick-Off
ORLANDO – Kicking off the opening of early voting in Florida, Democratic Presidential Nominee Barack Obama and U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton will hold an “Early Vote for Change” Rally together on Monday, October 20, outside the Amway Arena in downtown Orlando.
Click here to RSVP for the event.
Obama and Clinton will urge Floridians to vote for change in advance of Election Day.
Prior to the joint event, Senator Obama will hold an “Early Vote for Change” Rally in the Tampa Bay region, and Senator Clinton will hold an “Early Vote for Change” Rally in Broward County.
Monday, October 20
EARLY VOTE FOR CHANGE RALLY WITH BARACK OBAMA AND HILLARY CLINTON
Amway Arena North Staircase
600 W. Amelia Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Gates Open: 3:00 PM
Program Begins: 6:00 PM
Members of the public can RSVP by going to http://fl.barackobama.com/OrlandoChange. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Be prepared for the Florida weather.
Pedestrian Entrance is at the intersection of W. Amelia Street and Revere Avenue.
Public parking is extremely limited. FREE shuttles will be provided from the Citrus Bowl Stadium (1610 W Church Street) beginning at 1pm. For all other downtown lots, normal rates apply.
For security reasons, do not bring bags and please limit personal items. No signs or banners permitted