When summer rolls around I want everybody to remember how much gas prices dropped over the winter. Its a supply and demand market. If they didn't raise prices in the summer we'd have shortages. So if you want to feel better when gas goes up again this summer buy some oil company stock. Chevron is paying a 3% dividend. Won't find that at any bank. Here are 18 A rated stocks by schwab with 3-4% dividends As always do your research and buy for the long haul. Other great companies out there like Exxon.