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Finances can make or break a truck driver at home and on the road. Get money saving tips, information, and advice here!

Money Saving Tips

Trucking On A Budget

Whether you're just starting out in trucking or wanting to become more budget conscious, there are many things you can do to cut back on expenses and stay on budget.
Gas Tax Increase

ATA Pleads With Congress For Higher Gas Taxes

American Trucking Association President Bill Graves went before Congress yesterday to ask for higher gas taxes to keep the federal highway fund from going broke.
Fuel Card

WEX Bank Announces Over-The-Road Fueling Card Program with GE Capital Transportation Finance

PRESS RELEASE WEX enters into an OTR fueling card program with GE Transportation Finance June 1, 2015 (South Portland, Maine) WEX Inc. WEX, +0.83% a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that it has entered...
Avian Flu

Avian Flu Slows Down Trucking In Midwest

A devastating bout of avian flu has shocked midwestern chicken farmers -- and truck drivers are feeling the impact.
Flying J Scandal

Trucking Companies Accuse Pilot Flying J Of Fraud

The nation's biggest truck stop chain Pilot Flying J is once again facing fraud accusations following 2013's FBI raid. The 2013 scandal was ignited when it was discovered that Pilot had defrauded trucking companies out...
Trucking Profit

US Trucking Companies Earn Record-Breaking $700 Billion In Revenue

The driver shortage and cheap fuel have helped trucking revenue soar to $700 billion, according to a report from the American Trucking Association. This means that trucking revenue is up almost three percent from...
Money

Ways To Make Extra Cash

We know truck drivers don't have a lot of downtime, if you have some time off or if your spouse wants to make a little extra money, there are some easy ways you can make a little extra cash. Who doesn't want to earn a little extra cash, right?
Digit: The Money Saving App For People Who Have Trouble Saving

Digit: The Money Saving App For People Who Have Trouble Saving

Digit is the money-saving app for anyone who's tried conventional methods of saving but fall short.
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4 Essential Reasons To Increase Pay For American Truck Drivers

The trucking industry has come to a crisis point. Every truck driver today has to walk a fine line between safety and productivity in an environment in which driver shortages, increased operating costs and...
IRS Warns That Highway Use Tax Return Is Due August 31

Mobile App: H&R Block’s 1040EZ For Smartphones

Chances are, you aren't really looking forward to spending your precious time off the road doing your taxes. That's where H&R Block's 1040EZ app for smartphones comes in as a handy tool for truck drivers who want to get back on the road -- fast.
Easy Money Saving Tips

Easy Money Saving Tips

If your New Year's Resolution is to save more money, there are a lot of small things you can do that can make a big impact on your bank account.

Wisconsin Officials Endorse Local “Wheel Tax”

Some communities in Wisconsin are considering the addition of a new vehicle registration tax called the Wheel Tax to offset the increasing cost of road repairs and maintenance.

U.S. Xpress Announces Increase In Base Pay For OTR Drivers

On Tuesday, U.S. Xpress announced that the company is changing its compensation plan and increasing the base mileage pay by an average of 13 percent for Over the Road (OTR) solo, non-dedicated truck drivers. The pay change will by effective August 25th.

OOIDA offers new online filing for Form 2290

OOIDA has partnered with Express Truck Tax - an IRS-Authorized e-file provider - to offer its members a simple way to e-file Form 2290 HVUT at the best value in the industry.
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Truck Driver Saves Up $1.25 Million In Company Retirement Account

One of those workers is Aaron King, a 60-year-old truck driver, and employee for 23 years. King has managed to save up $1.25 million in his company retirement account.

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