Category Archives: Holidays

Are Post Offices Open on Labor Day 2014?

It’s often difficult to remember what is and isn’t open when the different holidays arrive. This can be especially true when the holiday lands on a weekday when most stores and businesses are open. A perfect example of this is … Continue reading

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Great Labor Day Sale Deals: Wine

There are a lot of discounted items to look for during Labor Day sales, but one item which is often overlooked by many who are shopping these sales is wine. The reason wines are often discounted at this time is … Continue reading

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Use Labor Day Sales to Stock up on Office and School Supplies

Many people want to know what good deals are available during Labor Day sales. The first, and most important, thing to remember when doing any type of sale shopping is that if you weren’t going to buy it to use … Continue reading

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Are Banks and Credit Unions Open on Labor Day 2014?

Keeping track of which businesses and institutions are open and which aren’t throughout the various holidays of the year can be quite confusing. It’s most confusing when the holiday falls on a workday, such as Labor Day. As the holiday … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on Saturday and Sunday?

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion on whether or not the United States Postal Service (USPS) post offices are open on Saturday. The post office did announce in February 2013 that they would stop delivering mail on … Continue reading

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Is Walmart Open Today?

Is Walmart open today? Unless today is Christmas, chances are Yes, it is. (see full list and qualifiers below) There are times when you need to go to the store no matter what day it happens to be, and if … Continue reading

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The Best Deals Available at 4th of July Sales 2014

Independence day is a federal holiday, and a time when many families get together to celebrate the founding of our nation. It’s also a time when retail stores have big sales to mark the event. The question is, what are … Continue reading

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July 4: What’s Open and What’s Closed on Independence Day 2015

Independence Day is just around the corner. For those who are planning to spend some time away from the back yard barbecue, it’s good to know what businesses are and aren’t open on July 4. With July 4 landing on … Continue reading

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4th of July: Major Retailers That Are Open and Closed for Independence Day 2014

With Independence Day almost upon us, one can’t avoid all the advertising about 4th of July sales on TV and in print. This might lead one to believe all retail stores will be open on the Fourth of July, even … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Fireworks

What would the Fourth of July be without fireworks? The best financial move you can do is opt out of buying your own and go to watch a public display. It’s a lot less expensive, and there’s much less likelihood … Continue reading

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Are Banks, Credit Unions and Post Offices Open on the Fourth of July 2015?

Holidays can be a great time, but they can also cause some confusion as to what is and isn’t open on that particular day. It’s never fun to head out to a place to get something done only to find … Continue reading

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Death at Grand Canyon: Ohio Man Dies Hiking Out, Another Still Missing

With summer now here and many people planning to take trips to National Parks, it’s important to remember that safety should be a top priority when visiting parks. Officials from Grand Canyon National Park have confirmed a 62-year-old Ohio man … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Look to Ease for Upcoming Fourth of July Weekend

It appears gas prices are beginning to ease a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching, but that isn’t likely going to be much of a consolation to those who are out driving for the holiday. Oil prices … Continue reading

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Are Banks, Post Offices and Liquor Stores Open on Canada Day 2015?

Canada Day celebrates the birth of Canada, when it became a new federation on July 1, 1867, with the signing of the Constitution Act (also known as the British North America Act). For 2015, Canada Day lands on a Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Prices Hold Steady on Calm Trading Day

It appears as if gas prices might be set to ease just a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching. Both oil and gas prices held steady on Friday on what was overall a quiet day for the … Continue reading

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AAA Predicts More Travelers and Higher Gas Prices This Fourth of July

There are going to be more cars on the road this Fourth of July, and the most since 2007,¬†according to AAA travel. An estimated 4.1 million Americans will be on the road traveling 50 miles or more away from their … Continue reading

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What’s Open and What’s Not on Memorial Day 2014

Memorial Day weekend is here. With all holidays, it can get confusing about what is open and what’s not. If you’re planning on getting out of the house, there is a good chance that you will need to know what … Continue reading

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Some California Wells Fargo Bank Branches Go Down Friday Morning

“We are aware of the situation and working to resolve it quickly. We encourage our customers to use online and mobile banking as one avenue while we work to resolve this.” – Statement from Wells Fargo public relations Update from … Continue reading

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Major Retail Stores that are Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2014

There is an assumption that all stores are open on Memorial Day because of all the Memorial Day sales advertising. It’s true that the majority of retail outlets do remain open for this holiday, but not all of them. Below … Continue reading

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14 Memorial Day Military Discounts and Freebies 2014

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate the brave men and women who died serving our country as part of the military. The holiday became an official federal holiday in 1971, and it’s observed on the last Monday in May … Continue reading

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