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Old 10-08-2012, 11:19 AM   #8
MamaJules
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Re: Dave Ramsey Support Thread Oct 8 - Oct 14

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Originally Posted by IsaacsMom2009 View Post
I'm not so desperate to ride a motorcycle, but I'm seriously considering asking FIL to trade vehicles with me Right now I drive his truck and he drives his Prius. He drives <60 miles a week and I drive 140+ It doesn't sound too bad until you know that the truck gets about 15 mpg, and at almost $5/gal, that's almost $50/wk for gas. If I were driving the Prius I'd be spending about $15/wk in gas. I wish I had the ability to go BUY a Prius... sigh... oh well.
My BIL had a big old Land Rover that got like 10mpg. They traded it in for a Prius and are saving enough in gas money to cover the whole car payment. If you can convince your FIL to trade vehicles for a while, that would be a huge plus for you. Gas prices haven't jumped here yet, but I'm sure they will soon.
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