Category Archives: Holidays

Is the Post Office Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the second federal holiday of 2015, after New Year’s Day. When federal holidays come about, it often causes some confusion about what is and isn’t open that day. A main reason for this is … Continue reading

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Over 100 National Parks Waive Entrance Fees on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

Each year, the National Parks Service announces days where the public can gain free access to all areas which are part of the national parks system. The first of these free entrance days in 2015 is Monday, January 19 to … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 19, 2015) is just around the corner, and it can get confusing whether or not banks and credit unions are open or closed on this day. That’s because even though Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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2015 Post Office Holidays and Schedule

For those who use the United States Postal Service (USPS) on a regular basis, and especially those who have small businesses which rely on the postal service to get their products delivered, knowing the post office holiday schedule can be … Continue reading

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Costco Holiday Schedule and Hours 2015

Costco is one of the major retailers which closes its warehouse doors more often during the year than many other retailers. While they don’t close for every federal holiday, they do close on some of these holidays to let employees … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed on New Year’s Day 2015

With the first day of the New Year also comes the first major holiday. As with many holidays in the US, knowing what is and isn’t open can be confusing. While New Year’s Day is one of ten official federal … Continue reading

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What Stores Are Open and Closed on New Year’s Day 2015?

When the New Year rolls around, it can get confusing as to which stores are open or closed for the day. New Year’s Day is a federal holiday, but that doesn’t mean retail stores follow the lead of the federal … Continue reading

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2015 Federal Holiday Schedule

Since not all calendars list the day and date of federal holidays, these are days you’ll want to add to your calendar. There are ten official federal holidays each year. While some remain the same date each year, others may … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on New Year’s Day 2015?

The first federal holiday of 2015 lands on the very first day of the year, and beginning the year with a holiday sometimes causes confusion on what is and isn’t open. For those who have small businesses or need to … Continue reading

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How to Properly Dispose of Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time again. Christmas is over and you might be wondering how to get rid of your Christmas tree. According to the National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA), leaving your tree in the trash or “on the curb,” is not … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open on New Year’s Day 2015

What is and isn’t open can be confusing when it comes to federal holidays. That’s because even though official federal holidays apply to federal agencies, they don’t necessarily apply to private sector companies. It’s up to each company to decide … Continue reading

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Five Great After Christmas Sales Deals You Haven’t Considered

You have heard it time and again to buy Christmas cards, wrapping paper, ornaments and other Christmas items after December 25 to use in 2015 as a way of saving money. These are all great tips (you should be doing … Continue reading

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Stock Market Holiday Schedule 2015

The two best known stock markets in the US are the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ. The two together are generally considered “the stock market” when people are discussing stocks in the US. Both the NYSE and … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed on Christmas Day 2014

Most people assume everything is closed on Christmas Day, and for the most part, they would be correct. There are, however, some exceptions that are worth noting, especially for those who will be out and about on December 25. While … Continue reading

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What Stores are Open and Closed on Christmas Day 2014?

For those who have spent the last month shopping to get ready for Christmas, most would think the last thing anyone would want to know is what stores are open and what stores are closed on Christmas Day. The fact … Continue reading

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Are Any Stores Open on Christmas Day 2014?

The vast majority of retail stores are open on Christmas Eve, but the same can’t be said for Christmas Day (Click here for┬ámajor retailers holiday hours). In fact, there’s an assumption made by many that all stores are closed on … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Store Hours for Last Minute Shoppers 2014

If you’re one of the many people who procrastinates so much you need to shop on the day before Christmas, then it’s important to know what times stores are open on Christmas Eve. This is especially true since many stores … Continue reading

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Costco Holiday Hours for Christmas

Update: Costco 2015 Holiday Schedule There is a growing trend for stores to extend their store hours in the days leading up to Christmas to give the last-minute procrastinators more time to get all the gifts they need to buy. … Continue reading

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Walmart Holiday Store Hours for Christmas 2014

There are quite a few consumers who leave their holiday Christmas shopping to the last minute. A Walmart study on the top reasons why these shoppers procrastinate on their holiday shopping found 40% were too busy with other holiday season … Continue reading

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Macy’s Christmas Store Hours 2014

There are a lot of people who don’t get all their Christmas shopping done in time, and retail stores know that. To help these last-minute shoppers, many retail stores are extending their store hours in the days before Christmas (although … Continue reading

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