Category Archives: Holidays

10 Major Memorial Day Events in 2015

For those who are planning to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, there are a number of major events across the country for those who would like to be part of the day. While the TV is full of commercials shouting … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?

When it comes to federal holidays celebrated in the US, people often get confused between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. The confusion isn’t all that difficult to understand since they both have to do with the military, and the way … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Save Mom Money

May has arrived which means that Mother’s Day is almost upon us. If you’re the type who constantly struggles about what to buy your mom, why not try something a bit different this year? Here are a few different gifts … Continue reading

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Does the Post Office Stay Open Late on Tax Day April 15, 2015?

For the most part, the post office sticks to a pretty basic schedule. There are a few federal holidays when it closes, and there are also a few instances when some post offices extend their hours. Tax Day, for a … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed on Easter Sunday 2016

This article has been updated for Easter 2016 Even though Easter is a religious holiday, and not a federal holiday, it’s still a holiday celebrated by many people in the United States. Due to this, it can get confusing as … Continue reading

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Retail Stores Open and Closed on Easter 2016

This article has been updated for Easter 2016 When holidays in the US approach, it’s always a challenge to know which stores will be open and which stores won’t. That’s because there is no set criteria which determines whether a … Continue reading

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Is Walmart Open on Easter Sunday 2016?

There are times when a holiday comes, and despite the best of intentions, you still need to get something for it on the actual day of the holiday. For those who need to get supplies or other items on Easter … Continue reading

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Is Costco Warehouse Open on Easter 2016?

Costco is one of the few retailers which has more than a couple of days during the year when their warehouses are closed. This is to give their employees the chance to spend time with their families, even though it … Continue reading

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Is Target Open or Closed on Easter 2016?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to Target discount stores, and whether or not they are open on Easter Sunday. Much of this is due to the conflicting information on the Internet. If you do a search, … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on Easter 2016?

With Easter just around the corner, those who use the post office on a regular basis for work or other reasons begin to wonder about the post office holiday schedule. The post office follows the federal holiday schedule, but Easter … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open or Closed for Easter 2016?

Easter is one of those holidays where it can often get confusing as to whether or not banks and other financial institutions are open or closed. This is because while it is a religious holiday celebrated by many people in … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed Presidents’ Day 2015?

Washington’s Birthday (more commonly referred to as Presidents’ Day) is on February 16 this year. It’s an official US federal holiday which is celebrated on the third Monday in February each year. While it’s one of the 10 official federal … Continue reading

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What Stores Are Open and Closed for Presidents’ Day 2015?

Washington’s Birthday (commonly known as Presidents’ Day) is the third of 10 federal holidays in the US. It’s celebrated each year on the third Monday in February. In 2015, it will be celebrated on February 16. Those who work for … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on Presidents’ Day 2015?

Presidents’ Day (officially known as Washington’s Birthday from the congressional act which created it as a federal holiday) is the third federal holiday of 2015, and it’s celebrated on the third Monday each February. In 2015, the holiday lands on … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open on Presidents’ Day 2015

Presidents’ Day will be celebrated on Monday, February 16, 2015, and it can sometimes be a bit confusing as to whether or not credit unions, banks and other financial institutions are open for business on this holiday. Presidents’ Day is … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed on Valentine’s Day 2015

February 14, Valentine’s Day, is a day celebrated by many people, but it’s not a federal holiday. What gets a bit confusing is Valentine’s Day happens to land on a Saturday in 2015, and this particular Saturday is part of … Continue reading

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What Are the US National Holidays for 2015?

Here’s a question to ponder. What are the United States national holidays? If you answered any holiday which came to mind, your answer would have been incorrect. That’s because there is no such thing as a US national holiday. When … Continue reading

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CDC Says One in Four Nonsmokers Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

The good news is those exposed to secondhand smoke from smokers has declined by more than half over the past decade, but the bad news is 25 percent of nonsmokers are still exposed to secondhand smoke despite the improvements. The … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Super Bowl Commercial Lets Customers Pay with Lovin Instead of Money

In recent years, McDonald’s has struggled to stay relevant and profitable as consumer tastes have changed and “fundamental shifts” have occurred in the restaurant business. In response to these challenges, this week, McDonald’s forced former CEO Don Thompson to resign … Continue reading

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2015 Target Holiday Schedule and Store Hours

One of the things which can get frustrating with stores like Target is they don’t publish the schedule of which holidays they’re open and closed. For those who have to make a quick trip to the store for whatever reason … Continue reading

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