When you think of Memorial Day, you often think of barbecues warm weather, great sales and an extra day off of work. While these are all great, it’s important to remember what Memorial Day is really about. Memorial Day is a time to honor those who are serving or have served for our country. These individuals have sacrificed all the things we get to enjoy on Memorial Day to fight for our country and freedom. It’s important not to lose sight of the things that really matter and recognize why we get to enjoy an extra day off this Monday. If you see a veteran or active member of the United States Armed Forces, don’t forget to thank them for all they do. They have one of the most physically and emotionally demanding jobs there is.
Memorial Day is a time to honor the United States Armed Forces, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your three-day weekend with family and friends. If you’re like most people, you plan on taking advantage of the long weekend by traveling and taking advantage of all the great Memorial Day sales. No matter your plans, we’ve compiled some tips on ways you can save money while enjoying your weekend.