Category Archives: Holidays

Women’s Equality Day – Earning, Saving, and Investing Challenges for Women

Money and success – just how far have women come? Women’s Equality Day is celebrated every August 26th. Starting in 1971, it’s meant to observe the certification of the 19th Amendment, passed on August 26, 1920. The Amendment gave women the right … Continue reading

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Whether You Call It Admissions Day or Statehood Day

An obscure Hawaiian state holiday might be an inconvenience, but only if you’re caught unprepared. This Friday, August 21st, 2015 is Statehood Day in Hawaii. It’s ofen referred to as Admissions Day by locals. It’s the 52nd anniversary of this … Continue reading

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Senior Citizen Discounts That Help You Stay Young

It’s coming! Senior Citizens Day is August 21, 2015. It’s a day when we recognize the older citizens of our community. This is important because they helped build the society we live in today. Many of them fought in wars, built … Continue reading

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4 Money Saving Tips for Senior Citizens Day

Senior Citizen’s Day is coming! It’s August 21st. The observance was established as a way of honoring the senior citizens of our communities. The day also brings awareness to social, health, and economic issues facing the elderly. This post is geared … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on a Hawaiian Vacation

Statehood Day, called “Admissions Day” by locals, takes place on the third Friday in August. Most Hawaiians don’t celebrate the holiday, which has become a point of much controversy. Rather than dwell on the negatives, it seems more appropriate to … Continue reading

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Frugal Living Tips for Celebrating National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day doesn’t get much fanfare. But it’s coming. It’s Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. For most of us, the kids are still out of school, so it’s up to parents to celebrate the holiday to help them learn more … Continue reading

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National Simplify Your Life Week 2015

The first week of August has been designated as Simplify Your Life Week! This oddball holiday is just gaining traction. It’s why you haven’t heard of it and neither had I until this morning. Basically, it’s a period of time … Continue reading

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Best Independence Day / Fourth of July Sales 2015

Fourth of July should be a celebration of fun times with fun people while recognizing a historic moment in our country’s history. As an addition to the celebration, retailers tend to offer amazing deals on your favorite products. Even if … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 2015 Free Events

Who doesn’t love free things? July 4th is full of many different free events so make sure to take full advantage of these. Fireworks and parades are the most common free activities that go on around the nation for Independence … Continue reading

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Major Fourth of July Fireworks Displays for Independence Day 2015

With Independence Day comes a night of fireworks displaying an array of lights for every community in the nation to view.  Small ones, large ones, loud ones, and quite ones, they have them all. Some people travel hundreds of miles … Continue reading

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4th of July: Retail Stores Open and Closed on Independence Day 2015

While the Fourth of July is the day the nation celebrates its independence, it has also turned into a holiday where retailers use it as a means to try and sell their wares through Independence Day sales. It might be … Continue reading

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

With any major holiday there can be some misunderstandings on what places will or will not be open. You don’t want to waste your time trying to run errands just to find everything is closed due to the holiday. It’s … Continue reading

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Is Target Open on Independence Day 2015?

Need to do some last minute holiday shopping this July 4th weekend? If so, you may be wondering if Target will remain open for Independence Day this upcoming Friday and Saturday. Since Independence Day is a federal holiday it can … Continue reading

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Is Walmart Open on the Fourth of July 2015?

With Independence Day falling on a Saturday this year many places are observing the holiday and shutting down for business on Friday, July 3rd. This has lead to a lot of confusion on what stores will be opened and what stores … Continue reading

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Is Costco Open on the Fourth of July 2015?

It can sometimes be difficult for people to know if a federal holiday is actually a holiday, or a day to go shopping. It seems there are more and more sales for every holiday these days. It’s common for stores … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on the 4th of July 2015?

When it comes to federal holidays in the US, it can get confusing as to what is and isn’t open. This year that’s especially true with Independence Day because the 4th of July happens to land on a Saturday in … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open on Independence Day 2015?

Having the money you need to fund the activities you engage in this holiday weekend is very important. Many festive outdoor events favor cash purchases so it’s a good idea to prepare your finances before the big day. But will … Continue reading

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Free Father’s Day Meals and Food Freebies

Father’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, June 21, 2015), and to celebrate the day, there are a number of establishments which are offering free food to dads. The deals are usually one of two types — true freebies … Continue reading

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Free Admission to All Canadian National Parks for Canada Day (July 1)

While the US offers free entrance fee days to national parks throughout the year, the free admission days to Canada’s national parks aren’t as frequent. One day where you can visit Canada’s national parks at no cost is on Canada … Continue reading

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Free Entrance to All US National Forest for National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day)

Saturday, June 13, 2015, has been designated as a national day for you to get outside. National Get Outdoors Day (referred to as “GO Day”) will be celebrated for the 8th time since being started in 2008. The day hopes … Continue reading

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