How to Suffer Less Pain at the Pump -- Savings Experiment

Best Ways to Save on Gasoline
Best Ways to Save on Gasoline

The rising price of gasoline -- an unavoidable expense for many -- is a worrisome fact of life that can send your blood pressure up right along with those price hikes.

And ongoing turmoil in the Middle East could push gas prices up further to over $4 a gallon in some parts of the country, experts say.

Those price increases are also being fueled by an improving economy, Patrick DeHann, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com, tells WalletPop. "More people are working and taking vacations," he says. And "When the economy is doing better, there is more of a demand for gas."