Holiday Saving Guides: Halloween 2019

Halloween is a popular American holiday for children and adults. It is celebrated on October 31st every year. Halloween is usually celebrated amongst family, friends and, sometimes, co-workers. However, some areas hold large community events. Parties and other events may be planned on October 31 or in the weekends before and after this date. Adults may celebrate by watching horror films, holding costume parties or creating haunted houses or graveyards. Many children dress up in fancy costumes and visit other homes in the neighborhood. At each house, they demand sweets, snacks or a small gift. If they do not get […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Columbus Day 2019

Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Columbus Day is a public holiday in some areas (see list below), where it is a day off and schools and most businesses are closed. In other areas, Columbus Day is a normal working day. Some Americans celebrate the anniversary of the discovery of their country with church services and other activities. In some towns and cities, special church services, parades and large events are held. Many celebrations happen in the Italian-American community. The celebrations in New York and […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Labor Day 2019

Labor Day was originally organized to celebrate various labor unions’ strengths of and contributions to the United States’ economy. Labor Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. Labor Day is a day of rest or the last chance for many people to go on trips before the summer ends. For students, it is the last chance to organize parties before school starts again. In some neighborhoods, people organize fireworks displays, barbecues and public arts or sports events. The American football season starts on or around Labor […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Back to School 2019

Back to School is the period in which students and their parents purchase school supplies and apparel for the upcoming school year. At many department stores, back to school sales are advertised as a time when school supplies, children’s, and young adults’ clothing goes on sale. Office supplies have also become an important part of back to school sales, with the rise in prominence of personal computers and related equipment in education; traditional supplies such as paper, pens, pencils and binders will often be marked at steep discounts, often as loss leaders to entice shoppers to buy other items in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]