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Memorial Day weekend is about to kick off, but the buzz surrounding the holiday is different than usual.
In the past, most people packed their bags for a long weekend getaway, but now, many are wondering if that short trip is even worth the gas money…
As you've probably noticed, it costs a little more at the pump than it did a month ago…
As of Monday, the national average for a gallon of gas was sitting at $2.92 – and that's expected to go up at the start of the holiday weekend.
But that doesn't mean you have to cancel your plans and spend the weekend binge-watching Netflix…
You see, there's an easy way for you to "reimburse" yourself at the pump. Two, actually…
Here's What's Going on with Oil Prices
Back in February, I predicted that oil would take off on a bullish run based on a strong seasonal pattern the Money Calendar was showing. And that pattern revealed that when the oil market was crashing, it typically moves higher between mid-February and mid-July.
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Fast forward to now and oil prices are surging, with no signs of slowing down – just like my Money Calendar predicted.
Now, you've probably seen things like oil moving as high as $100 per barrel – and the truth is, I don't think it will stop there. Both Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries have been flirting with production cut extensions into mid-2019. Back in April, the cuts marked a record number of months in which they adhered to the cuts, which was five months in a row. That means oil prices could go even higher.
And with the holiday weekend right around the corner, it's a guarantee that oil will see a short-term bump in price.
But that doesn't mean you can't "reimburse" yourself…
Two Ways to Pad Your Pockets at the Pump
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