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Ways to Save Money on your Commute

Like many, you may spend a lot of time in your car commuting to and from work. While this is all part of having a job, some find that they are spending much more on this part of their day than they would like.

Fortunately, there are steps you can take to save money on your commute.

Before we discuss some of your options, remember this: any change you make is going to be an adjustment to your day to day routine. It may take some time to settle in, but once you do it will be easy to move forward and enjoy the fact that you are saving money.

Here are three of the best ways to save money on your commute:

1. Form a carpool group. If there are others in your company who live in close proximity to your home, ask if they want to start a carpool group as a means of saving money, while also doing some good for the environment.

2. Public transportation. One of the best ways to save money on your commute is to rely on public transportation as opposed to your own vehicle. Along with the money you will save on fuel, don’t overlook the fact that it is less stressful to let somebody else, such as a bus driver, do the driving.

3. Opt for a more fuel efficient vehicle. Does your SUV cost you an arm and a leg to fill up? Is it anything but fuel efficient? Rather than continue to drive this vehicle to work every day, consider making a change to something that is more efficient. This could go a long way in saving you on the cost of fuel.

These are three of the best ways to save money on your commute. Even if you have yet to be negatively impacted financially as a result of your commute, implementing one or more of these ideas can do wonders for your bank account.
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