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Columbus Day Sales: Major Retailers Open and Closed on October 13, 2014

Columbus Day is one of those strange federal holidays which doesn’t really seem like a holiday to many. That’s because even though it’s an official federal holiday and non-essential federal employees get the day off, there are many businesses which … Continue reading

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Are Banks and Credit Unions Open or Closed on Columbus Day 2014?

It’s a guessing game many of us go through each time a federal holiday is about to be celebrated. Is this business or that business going to be open or not? This can be especially confusing when the federal holiday … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed for Columbus Day 2014

Remembering which businesses will be open and closed on US federal holidays can get confusing. This is especially true for Columbus day since there are some states and cities which don’t recognize it. For those who plan to be out … Continue reading

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Are Post Offices Open or Closed on Columbus Day 2014?

As the different holidays come around, it sometimes can be difficult to know what is and isn’t open. It gets even more confusing for a holiday like Columbus Day, where some establishments are open while others are closed. Add the … Continue reading

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Why Are Some Schools Open on Columbus Day?

Here’s a question you are bound to hear from your child if they happen to live in one of the cities where students have to go to school on Columbus Day, “If Columbus Day is a federal holiday, why do … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t September 11 a National Holiday?

September 11 currently has the official name from Congress of “Patriot Day,” but it isn’t a national holiday. It’s currently designated as “National Day of Service and Remembrance,” but Congress has it within its powers to make it a federal … Continue reading

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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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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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There Are Some Banks and Credit Unions Open on the 4th of July 2015

Since Independence Day is a federal holiday, the vast majority of banks and credit unions are closed, along with some other businesses. There are some exceptions to the rule, however, and there will be a few banks and credit unions … 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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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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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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Are Banks Open on Cinco De Mayo 2015?

With the plethora of holidays celebrated in the US, it can often be difficult to know if the holiday affects the hours of businesses. One of the most frustrating things that can happen is to go someplace to find that … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Monday 2015?

Note: This article has been updated for 2015 When holidays roll around, people often wonder if their local bank or credit union branch will be open during the holiday and the days around it. It can be frustrating going to … Continue reading

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