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What Stores Are Open on Labor Day 2017?

By , September 1st, 2017

Labor Day weekend is the last major weekend in summer and marks the start of the fall football season.  If you’re planning on hosting a get together or just want to take advantage of Labor Day deals then it’s important to plan ahead and know the schedules of drug, grocery and liquor stores in your […]


What is Open on Labor Day 2017?

By , September 1st, 2017

Labor Day is just around the corner. Many people are looking forward to a three-day weekend full of relaxation while others are looking forward to getting caught up over the long weekend. If you are one of the individuals looking to get your shopping done or run some errands on Monday, you may want to […]


Is Costco Open on Labor Day 2017?

By , August 31st, 2017

Federal holidays tend to double as huge shopping days. This Monday, September 4, Labor Day, is no different.  Bearing this in mind, you’d expect that most large retailers would be open for holiday sales.  Other retailers, however, will be closing their doors in honor of Labor Day. Costco is one of those companies that closes […]


Is Target Open on Labor Day 2017?

By , August 31st, 2017

Labor Day is just around the corner and many people are doing some last minute shopping to get ready for their three-day weekend. Others will be looking to get their shopping done on their day off (Monday). Federal holidays like Labor Day can make things a bit confusing when it comes to knowing what will […]


Is Walmart Open on Labor Day 2017?

By , August 31st, 2017

Many people go into the Labor Day weekend with the expectation that everything will be open. However, this isn’t always the case. All nonessential government agencies are the only ones required to close their doors on Federal holidays – not private businesses. For example, places like the post office, banks and even the stock market […]


Retail Stores Open and Closed on Easter 2017

By , April 14th, 2017

When holidays in the US approach, it’s always a challenge to know which stores will be open and which stores won’t. That’s because there is no set criteria which determines whether a store remains open or not. Whether it’s a federal holiday or a religious holiday, each store chain gets to decide for themselves. This […]


Why You Should Skip Making New Year’s Resolutions

By , January 2nd, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. My guess is that you’re beginning to think about putting together a list of New Year’s resolutions if you haven’t already begun to do so. If you have started and you’re planning to make some this year, I think you should consider skipping them. That’s right. Don’t even […]


What’s Open and Closed on New Year’s Day 2017

By , December 30th, 2016

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 holidays, it doesn’t make it a universal holiday in the US. There’s no set black […]


Are Banks Open on New Year’s Day 2017

By , December 28th, 2016

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 whether or not they want to give their employees the day off, and this often […]


Is the Post Office Open on New Year’s Day 2017?

By , December 28th, 2016

The first federal holiday of 2017 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 get mail out this time of the year, the question, “Are post offices open on […]

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