Labor Day is wonderful for many reasons - mainly because it’s a 3-day weekend! But besides getting an extra day off work, it’s also a great time to say farewell to summer with a fun BBQ or trip to the beach. Our favorite thing to do on Labor Day weekend? Take advantage of the shopping and massive sales! Check out 5 of our favorite stories that hit the Web this week about how to shop during Labor Day weekend!
More than 65% of you say you’re going to take advantage of Labor Day sales this weekend. This MarketWatch piece lays out which deals are actually worth taking advantage of (like grills, patios, summer clothes, and back to school supplies) and which ones are totally not worth it (like smartphones and fall clothes). Oh, and our very own Erin Konrad was quoted in the piece!
Erin also did a guest post over at The Broke and Beautiful Life this week on how to throw a killer Labor Day BBQ - even if you’re on a budget! Host a potluck so you don’t have to pay for all the party supplies yourself or hit up warehouse stores to find savings on BBQ foods. Just make sure you have fun - it might be your last chance to have an outdoor party before summer comes around next year!
A whole slew of stores are having Labor Day sales this year. Racked put together a super helpful list of all the awesome stores offering great bargains. With 71 listings, you’re bound to find amazing deals this weekend. Don’t forget to check CouponPal for any additional promotions before you check out!
If you’d like to take a quick vacation this weekend, check out this story from GoBankingRates on some affordable getaway options. More than 34.1 million Americans go away for Labor Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find some fabulous deals - including trips to destinations like Denver, Orlando, and Palm Springs.
USNewsMoney gives you some insight into the best items to shop for during Labor Day weekend. They suggest purchasing items like mattresses, big screen TVs, and furniture - all of which are usually marked down during the holiday weekend. We also provided readers with ideas of where to get the best deals this weekend, so you’ll definitely know where to head for some amazing discounts!
So, whatever your plans are for the weekend, have a great Labor Day!