Get advance warning when gas prices go up.
Gas prices have shot up! I think they are up almost 70 cents since the unrest in the Middle East has begun. But I saw something on the pump at Thornton's the other day that actually saved me money today. They have a "Thornton's Gas Alert" text message system that I signed up for, and I got a text message this morning (Weds.) that said prices were going up today. I filled up at 3.39 and by lunchtime, prices were 3.49!!!!
Here's a link to the whole thing... http://www.thorntonsinc.com/Fuel-Alerts.html