Amazon Announces Star-Studded Deals for Prime Day

Less than two weeks ago, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced the dates and some details about its fifth annual Prime Day sale, which will run 48 hours this year beginning at 12 a.m. PDT on Monday, July 15. The event, which is accessible to Prime subscribers (or those on a trial membership), was originally billed as Black Friday in July. It first appeared in 2015 to celebrate the e-tailer’s 20th anniversary but has since become the biggest event of the year for Amazon, surpassing the sales it generates on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Amazon has pulled the curtain back further to reveal some […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Black Friday UK 2019

Black Friday 2019 is set to, once again, be one of the biggest shopping events in the UK calendar. We’re way past the point where people are asking ‘wait, what is Black Friday?’ and right into the point where savvy consumers are waiting until late November to buy the big ticket items. This year Black Friday is happening on November 29, with Cyber Monday following just three days later on December 1, and both will offer chances for decent savings on a range of items. That’ll mostly be things like phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and (a lot of) TVs – […]

Black Friday in July 2019 Sales & Deals

Amazon Prime Day is going to launch soon. But, Prime Day isn’t your only option for midsummer savings. We have Black Friday in July. Have you ever thought about shopping Black Friday in the middle of the year? Here it is. Read on to know more about this midyear saving event. What is Black Friday in July? Started initially in response to Amazon’s Prime day, some retailers are offering sales of their own to compete, and it has gone mainstream and getting bigger now. So, if you can’t wait till the real Black Friday, enjoy Black Friday in July. When […]

July Shopping Guides: What to Buy and What Not to Buy

July comes with a ton of shopping holidays. Whether it’s Independence Day, Prime Day, or even 7-11 Day, there’s a lot to get excited about! But savvy shoppers know that not everything will be worth buying this month. Read on to see where to shop for the best summer clothing, video games, and freebies in July. 10 Things to Buy in July Free Slurpees on 7-11 Day Every year on July 11, 7-11 stores all over the country celebrate by giving away a free 12-oz. Slurpee. This freebie is only good while supplies last, though, so be sure to get there early! […]

Holiday Saving Guides: 4th of July 2019

Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as the “4th of July”. It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States. Many people display the American flag outside their homes or buildings. Many communities arrange fireworks that are often accompanied by patriotic music. Many politicians appear at public events to show their support for the history, heritage and people of their country. Above all, people in the United States express and give thanks for the freedom […]

Shopping Guides: What to Buy Every Month in 2019

Most shoppers know that holidays bring on tons of sales, whether it’s mattresses for Presidents’ Day or clothes for Memorial Day. But savvy consumers know that savings can be had at any time — as long as you know what to buy when. You can get great deals on different products every month, even if that means searching for spring clothing in summer or buying grills in the fall. Check out our cheat sheets for shopping every month of the year. January Shopping Guides It’ll probably come as no surprise that January is an excellent time to look for gym memberships. But the first […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Father’s Day 2019

Father’s Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make for their children’s lives. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907. Father’s Day is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a range of traditions. These can range from a simple phone call or greetings card to large parties honoring all of the ‘father’ figures in a particular extended family. Father […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season. It is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half staff from dawn until noon. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries. […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Mother’s Day 2019

Mother’s Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May. It celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy, a meal in a restaurant or other treats to their mother and mother figures, including grandmothers, great-grandmothers, stepmothers, and foster mothers. Many people send cards or gifts to their mother or mother figure or make a special effort to visit her. Common Mother’s Day gifts are flowers, chocolate, candy, clothing, jewelry and treats, such as a beauty treatment or trip to a spa. Some […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Easter 2019

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Easter date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the March equinox. Many churches hold special services on Easter Sunday, which celebrate the Jesus Christ’s resurrection after his crucifixion. Many people also decorate eggs. These can be hard boiled eggs that can be eaten later, but may also be model eggs made of plastic, chocolate, candy or other materials. It is also common to organize Easter egg hunts. Eggs of some form are hidden, supposedly by a rabbit or hare. People, especially children, then search for them. In some areas, Easter […]