Just like the average family’s transportation cost is not some fixed punishment that the cruel world imposes on them.. it’s a measure of the amount of driving that they have designed into their lives, multiplied by the level of inefficiency of the vehicles they have chosen for themselves.
In my last post I laid out my plans for reducing my expenses in 2013. A few of you left some really great comments and suggestions for reducing expenses for which I am most grateful. I’ve had some time to think more about the largest expense of those three, transportation. Today I’m going to dig a little deeper into what my transportation costs will be for the year if things stay the way they are and what the potential saving could be if I eliminate one of the modes of transportation. Read the rest of this entry »