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 […]

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 […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Tax Season 2019

In the United States, Tax Day is the day on which individual income tax returns are due to be submitted to the federal government. Many United States residents mark Tax Day as the deadline to file their income tax details to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The date is usually on or around April 15. However, this deadline may be extended to accommodate holidays or extreme weather conditions. And, Tax season is the time period between January 1 and April 15 of each year when individual taxpayers traditionally prepare financial statements and reports for the previous year. In the United States, individuals must file their annual tax return […]

Holiday Saving Guides: Saint Patrick’s Day 2019

St Patrick’s Day, on March 17, remembers one of Ireland’s patron saints, St Patrick. St Patrick is one of Ireland’s patron saints and many Americans with Irish ancestry remember him on March 17. Patrick’s Day is fixed on March 17, but may occasionally be moved by Catholic Church authorities. This happened in 1940, so that the celebrations would not fall on Palm Sunday, and in 2008 to avoid Holy Monday, the last Monday before Easter Sunday. When is Saint Patrick’s Day 2019? St. Patrick’s Day falls on Sunday, March 17, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in […]

Holiday Saving Guides: President’s Day 2019

Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents’ Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February. The day honors presidents of the United States, including George Washington, the USA’s first president. Presidents’ Day is a public holiday in most US states. Some states pay particular attention to Abraham Lincoln, as his birthday was also in mid-February. In the weeks or days leading up to the holiday, schools often organize events and lessons for students about the presidents of the United States and George Washington in particular. It is a popular day for stores to start their sales. When […]