Tag Archives: Christmas

Post Offices Open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Most Will Close at Noon WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — All Post Offices nationwide will be openChristmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, and New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31. Most will have shortened retail lobby hours and will close at noon. Mail delivery for Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 will be the same as any other Saturday. Each Post Office will post its revised hours of… Read More »

Survey: More Than 40 Percent of Consumers Will Shop for Last-minute Holiday Gifts

More men than women to delay holiday shopping until January 2012 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2011 — Following a blowout Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping weekend, many consumers will continue to hit the stores through the final days leading up to Christmas, according to survey data from PriceGrabber®, a part of Experian. Results from PriceGrabber’s fourth winter… Read More »

The American Gift That Truly Keeps on Giving

Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and an American tradition that has evolved into a world-renowned holiday that brings us the season of the unconditional giving of oneself to others.  While the giving of ourselves may include various different forms of  the giving of one’s time,  love, money, and material things… Read More »

Black Friday Tips for Savings & Sanity

YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2011 — Next to the Saturday before Christmas, Black Friday ranks as the seminal shopping day of the season. Yet a recent analysis by Consumer Reports’ and Decide.com, a website that tracks electronics products and pricing, reveals that the day afterThanksgiving isn’t necessarily the optimal time to get the best deals on many… Read More »

ACLU Wages War on Christmas

It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” again. Children eagerly await a visit from jolly Santa Claus, while their parents try to squeeze shopping into a schedule already filled with parties, parades, church programs, and visiting relatives. Grandmothers bake dozens of gingerbread and sugar cookies, while rascally uncles down too much eggnog. Wealthy northerners… Read More »