Monthly Archives: January 2016

Staples $49.99 TurboTax Deluxe Federal State

Staples makes it easy to do your taxes and save money in the process. Get the 2015 Turbo Tax Deluxe Federal & State edition for just $49.99. TurboTax by Intuit is considered the standard tax preparation program by many and is used by millions. This week, the Deluxe Federal & State edition is just $49.99 at Staples. You save $10. Includes FREE Federal E-File for your tax return.

Also on sale this week: TurboTax Premier Federal & State Tax Software: $74.99. You save $15.

Offer valid through February 6, 2016 at participating locations. Most Staples stores will be open regular hours on Presidents Day (Monday, February 15.)

Dollar General $19 NET10 LG Sunrise Smartphone

Dollar General is featuring the LG Sunrise smartphone for just $19.00. This deluxe wireless phone features 3.8″ touchscreen, Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, 1.2 Ghz Dual-Core processor, and a 3.0MP camera/video recorder. You get all of this for only $19.00 with no service contract required! You save $20.

If you’re looking for a reliable NET10 prepaid smartphone, the LG Sunrise is for you! Offer valid through February 6, 2016 at participating Dollar General stores. Most locations will be open regular hours on Presidents Day (Monday, February 15.)

Staples $29.99 H&R Block Deluxe Federal State

Staples makes it easy to do your taxes and save $10 in the process. Get the H&R Block Deluxe Federal + State Homeowners/Investors edition for just $29.99. Includes FREE Federal E-File for your tax return.

Also on sale this week: H&R Block Premium Federal & State Tax Software: $64.99. You save $15.

Offer valid through January 30, 2016 at participating locations. Most Staples stores will be open regular hours on Presidents Day (Monday, February 15.)

Bertucci’s Kids Eat FREE on School Snow Days

When school’s been cancelled due to bad weather and the kids are hungry, take ’em to Bertucci’s where they can eat for FREE! If your local schools are closed due to the snow and cold, kids eat free on the snow day with the purchase of an adult entrée. When the roads are clear and you’re finally done shoveling, take a break at Bertucci’s Italian restaurants!

Limit 1 free kids meal per adult entrée priced at $10.99 or above. Child must be present. Valid only on official snow cancellation days. Not valid with any other discount or offer. Snow days mean free kids meals at Bertucci’s!

What’s Open & Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wondering what is open and what is closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick list of what is open and closed on MLK Day:

Most government offices will be closed. Federal, state and county offices will be closed. Some city offices are closed. Some public buildings such as libraries may be open only for limited hours.

Post offices will be closed and mail will not be delivered on MLK Day. Express Mail will be delivered in larger cities, however.

Most banks will be closed.

Stock markets will be closed.

DMV offices and drivers license bureaus will be closed.

Public and private schools will be closed. This includes primary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities.

UPS Stores will be open and UPS will make pickups and deliveries on January 16.

Most shopping malls and shopping centers will be open normal hours. This includes the anchor stores typically found in malls: Sears, JCPenney, Dillard’s, Belk, Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, the Bon-Ton, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger’s, Younkers, and Nordstrom. Several stores will be featuring MLK Day sales with discounts, special promotions, and coupon deals.

Most supermarkets and grocery stores will be open normal hours: Kroger, Dillons, King Soopers, Cub, Rainbow Foods, ALDI, Randalls, Dominick’s, Bristol Farms, Sav-a-Lot, Safeway, Vons, Baker’s, Winn-Dixie, Albertsons, Publix, Food Lion, Gerbes, BI-LO, Harris Teeter, Jewel-Osco, Meijer, A&P, Food City, Fry’s, Hy-Vee, Ingles, Cashwise, Owens, Food4Less, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, H-E-B, Hornbacher’s, Shaw’s, and Sweetbay.

Most “big box” stores will be open normal hours: Best Buy, Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, The Home Depot, Lowes, PetSmart, Kohl’s, Toys R Us, Costco, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Sam’s Club, Burlington Coat Factory, Old Navy, Staples, Office Max, Office Depot, Target, Trader Joes, SkopKo, Kmart, IKEA, Sports Authority, Barnes & Noble, Ross, Menards, Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas, Gander Mountain, Big Lots, etc.

Your favorite bars and restaurants will be open normal hours with Martin Luther King Day dining specials: Texas Roadhouse, Longhorn Steakhouse, T.G.I. Friday’s, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Hooters, Chili’s, Applebee’s, On The Border, Buffalo Wild Wings, Red Robin, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, O’Charley’s, Ruby Tuesday, Olive Garden, Logan’s Roadhouse, Bonefish Grill, Red Lobster, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse, and Romano’s Macaroni Grill, just to name a few.

If you’re looking for the Martin Luther King Day Sales, CHECK THIS SITE! Scroll down from our homepage or scroll through our categories list below. We have the best deals listed right here on CheapoLife.com.

Many movie theaters and cinemas are open. Since the kids are out of school, MLK Day is a big movie day. Some theatres and cineplexes offer additional early and/or late showings on this day.

Nearly all casinos and other gaming facilities will be open.

Liquor stores and ABC stores are usually open. State and local laws regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages (liquor, beer, and wine) on MLK Day and other holidays vary by location.

Recreation centers are likely open.

Trash and garbage collection will proceed on normal schedule in most areas.

Most bars and restaurants will be open normal hours.

Buses, trains, subways, and other public transportation will run, but some locations will be on holiday schedule.

In summary, most private businesses are open on MLK Day, usually with regular hours of operation. Government entities are nearly always closed on MLK Day.

Enjoy your MLK Day holiday!  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day only comes once per year. Happy MLK Day from all of us here at CheapoLife.com.

Martin Luther King Day Car Truck SUV Sales & Deals

If you’re in the market for a new car or truck deal, don’t forget MLK Day weekend is one of the biggest holidays of the year for new auto sales. This year is no exception. Your local Honda, Toyota, Chevy/Buick/Cadillac/GMC, Suzuki, Ford/Lincoln, Hyundai, BMW, Volkswagen, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Kia/Hyundai, Infiniti, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Subaru, Lexus, and Volvo dealers will have large inventories and be ready to deal via their websites. Many independent used car dealers will also have big Martin Luther King, Jr. Day car, truck, and SUV sales.

In addition to savings of several thousands of dollars on most models, look for MLK Day offers of free airline tickets and gift cards. 0% financing will once again being offered on some models. Plus extended warranties and discounts on service/maintenance plans.

Because of the “challenging” economy these past few years, most of us have kept our cars and trucks longer than we normally do. The average used vehicle is now over 11 years old. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday weekend will be a good time to shop for a replacement. This winter, many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so auto dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, and rebate incentives. Check the MLK Day car, truck & SUV sales in your local area for the best deals. Happy auto shopping!

Martin Luther King Day Furniture Sales & Deals

If you’re shopping for new home furnishings, don’t forget MLK Day weekend is traditionally one of the biggest holidays of the year for new furniture sales. This year is no exception. Your local Broyhill, Sauder, La-Z-Boy, Drexel Heritage, Ethan Allen, Council, Durham, Century, Henkel Harris, Stickley, Hickour Chair, Hooker, Lane, Vaughan Bassett, Pennsylvania House, and Berhnardt dealers will have large inventories and be ready to make a deal via their websites.

Several independent furniture dealers such as Ashley Furniture, IKEA, Havertys, Kane’s Furniture, Slumberland, HOM Furniture, and all the big box stores will have large Martin Luther King, Jr. Day sales. The many North Carolina furniture outlets will have special offers on your favorite pieces.

In addition to savings of several hundreds of dollars on most dining room, living room, and bedroom/mattress sets & suites, look for MLK Day coupon and promo code sales to get substantial savings off the furniture group or set of your choice.

Because the economy has been less than spectacular these past few years, most of us have kept our furniture and bedding sets longer than we normally do. This holiday weekend will be a good time to shop for new furniture. Many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so manufacturers and dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, coupons, rebates, and special promotional offers. Check the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day furniture sales in your local area for the best deals. Happy furniture shopping!

Martin Luther King Day Appliance Electronics Sales

If you’re in the market for new home electronics or appliances, you should know MLK Day weekend is typically one of the busiest holidays of the year for appliance and electronics sales. This year is no exception. Washers, dryers, dishwashers, ranges/microwaves, refrigerators/freezers, flat screen LCD/LED/plasma TVs, gaming consoles, plus laptop/desktop computers/printers and accessories will all be featured with deep discounts.

Watch for special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day promotional offers on appliances and electronics from Amana, LG, Samsung, Frigidaire, Sony, Toshiba, Dell, HP, Apple, and many other manufacturers. Deals can be found on the various store websites.

Because of the “challenging” economy these past few years, most of us have kept our home electronics and appliances longer than in years past. The MLK Day sales will be a good time to shop for new models. This winter, many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so appliance and electronics dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, and rebate incentives. Check the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day electronics and appliance sales online for the best prices. Happy deal hunting!

Martin Luther King Day Computer Sales & Deals

If you’re shopping for a new laptop or desktop computer, don’t forget MLK Day weekend is traditionally one of the biggest holidays of the year for new computer sales. This year is no exception. Best Buy, Walmart, Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, Sam’s Club, Costco, hhgregg, Fry’s Electronics, Radio Shack, Micro Center, Dell.com, CompUSA/Tiger Direct, and Amazon.com will all have large inventories and be ready to make a deal online and in their stores.

Save on the latest desktop and laptop computer models from HP, Lenovo, Asus, Compaq, Acer, Dell, Advent, Toshiba, Apple Mac, Everex, Sony Vaio, Gateway, Samsung, and Toshiba. Sale prices can be found on the various store websites.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is also a good time to purchase computer accessories, peripheral devices, and related products such as the iPad and other tablets, iPod, portable hard drives, printers, laptop cases, and software.

Because the economy has been less than spectacular these past few years, most of us have kept our computers longer than we normally do. The MLK Day sales will be a good time to shop for new desktops and laptops. Many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so manufacturers and dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, coupons, rebates, and special promotional offers. Check the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day computer sales in your local area and online for the best deals. Happy computer shopping!

Martin Luther King Day Cell Phone Sales & Deals

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone or wireless cell phone, you should know MLK Day weekend is typically one of the busiest holidays of the year for new phone sales. This year is no exception. Your local Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Cricket Wireless, MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and U.S. Cellular stores and authorized agents will be well-stocked and ready to deal. There are many phones available FREE with activation of a qualifying service plan and contract.

Watch for special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day promotional offers on prepaid phones and service from Boost Mobile, Cricket Wireless, NET 10, TracFone, Straight Talk, and Virgin Mobile.

Because of the “challenging” economy these past few years, most of us have kept our cell phones and smartphones longer than in years past. MLK Day weekend will be a good time to shop for a new phone. We should see some good iPad and tablet sales, too. This winter, many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so wireless phone dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, and rebate incentives. Check the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day cell phone sales in your local area for the best prices. Happy wireless phone deal hunting!