Memorial Day expenses aren’t cheap. Millions of Americans each Memorial weekend either spend a lot of money on travel, or BBQ. Memorial Day is a somber holiday when you think about it. It used to be divided into two holidays: Decoration Day versus Confederate Heroes Day. Then World War 1 happened, and things were put
In honor of bike to work day this Friday, let’s look at some sobering numbers. When you calculate the cost of gas, tires, oil, and car maintenance- as the good people at Life Hacker have done- the average American ends up spending $0.17 per mile. Considering that we drive approximately 10,658 miles per year, that’s $1,811.86