Category Archives: Holidays

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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2015 Walmart Holiday Schedule

As the largest US retailer, there are many people who rely on Walmart to buy a lot of their basics and household goods. Since it’s the main shopping spot for many people, it’s important to know on what holidays Walmart … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015?

The US government has designated the third Monday in January as a federal holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. In 2015, and that means January 19 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Like many holidays in the US, it … Continue reading

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What Stores Are Open and Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015?

The US has 10 federal holidays, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the second of these each year, coming after New Year’s Day. In 2015, the day lands on Monday, January 19. While it’s a day off for those … Continue reading

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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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