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May 17, 2009

Newsletter 05/17/2009

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 6:33 pm

I suppose you have noticed that in most places gas is now back over $2.10 a gallon or even $2.35 in the high dollar areas. So it is time to take a look at some web sites that might help with this situation.

AAA is the United States of America’s largest motoring and leisure travel membership organization and it has an daily updated daily oil price service with average national, state and local prices for gasoline, diesel and E-85. Every day up to 100,000 stations are surveyed. This give AAA a good consensus of gas prices. You can read more or just get the price at the following web site.
http://www.fuelgaugereport.com

Now that you know what to expect when you go the local gas station to refuel your vehicle. Next you need to know where is the best and or cheapest place to get that needed petro to keep you transportation vehicle of choice motoring along. In my case it is 2 wheels whenever possible. Gasbuddy.com has a couple of nice features to use in your quest for that lowest and closest place to purchase gas. They offer maps with gas prices show, gas price averages, prices stat by state in case you are doing some long distance traveling, and Canadian prices too. A good resource to bookmark.
http://www.gasbuddy.com

While on the subject to gas prices, Mapquest.com also has a good tool for showing gas prices anywhere in the US and Canada.
http://gasprices.mapquest.com/index.jsp

I recently got a phone call from the credit card company asking me if I made a certain charge on my card because it did not fit my buying habits or locations. I thanks them for calling and appreciate the fact that they are watching to make sure my card has not been stolen based on what and where it was used. This brought to my attention that identify theft is a growing concern and we should be very diligent in watching our cards, checkbooks, etc.
Did you know that the FTC estimates that as many as nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year, so chances are high that you or someone you know has fallen victim to what has become one of America’s fastest-growing crimes. While there are no guarantees as far as prevention, there are certain steps every consumer can and should be taking – before and after the fact – to greatly reduce your potential risk. Find out what you should an can be doing here.
http://www.krollfraudsolutions.com/understanding-id-theft/consumer-tips.aspx

By now most all of you have looked at a webcam from somewhere or at something. How many web cams are on the Internet at this time? Where are the most interesting webcams? Where is the strangest webcam? OK, you know I am about to tell you the answers or point you in the right direction to find the answers and you are right. The is this web site called earthcam.com that has all these answers and much more. Spend some idle time watching webcams from???
http://www.earthcam.com

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