If your Memorial Day weekend plans have you road tripping, you’ll be paying a little less at the pump this year.
Motorists are paying an average of $2.84 a gallon nationwide, according to AAA. That’s about 10 cents cheaper than last Memorial Day and two-cents less than a month ago.
Nearly 43 million Americans will be traveling over the 3-day weekend, according to AAA, making this the busiest holiday travel season since 2005. A whopping 37.6 million of them will be traveling by car.
“The economy is zooming along, people have jobs and they’re optimistic about the economy,” AAA spokesman Robert Sinclair tells Yahoo Finance’s “The First Trade.” “And when we’ve got extra money in our pocket, it seems we like to dispose of that income with a vacation.” [Read More]
Published @ May 24, 2019