There are patterns for when retailers release coupons. For example, many retailers release coupons on the first day of every month, or near holidays.
April Fools' Day kicks off a month that brings midseason deals on clothing and a chance to sign up for Pandora before the price hike goes into effect. Home purchases, like mattresses and vacuum cleaners, are smart to avoid during April shopping – no foolin'.
Any day could be a day to thank Mom, especially if she hands you one of these delicious cookies.
Tragic events such as Sunday's Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans will fuel the debate over gun control in America, even if legislation is stalled. For a more productive conversation, what if we shelve policy debate and focus on understanding why people hold the views they do?
Mother's Day is here, but don't fret; there's still time fro the procrastinators among us to find a great gift that says: 'Happy Mother's Day.'
Mother's Day began on May 10, 1908, as the project of Anna Jarvis. Observed only in Grafton, W. Va., and Philadelphia at first, Ms. Jarvis asked Congress to set aside a day to honor mothers. It took four years, but finally in 1914, little over a month before Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Mother's Day proclamation on May 14. What made a mom then is certainly different than what makes a mom now. In the pursuit of understanding who our mothers are in America today — their age, their marital status, how many babies they have — take our quiz and expand your understanding of the American Mom.