Can I Escape My Debt By Moving?

Moving to a new place can bring a lot of fresh starts, but will it help wipe your debt slate clean? Many commenters getting ready to relocate to another state have asked whether a judgment in their old one will still stand, once they have moved. Unfortunately, unlike a ratty old couch or all those…

8 Things to Do Right After You Move In

1. Take photos Photos of bare and unadorned rooms? Yep. If you’re renting, these are essential when the time comes to get your security deposit back. Photos are also important if you bought a new home, since a fair amount of time may have passed between the inspection and when the previous owner finally took…

Does My Move Qualify Me for Tax Deductions?

One benefit to help take the sting out of the cost of moving is this: the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows tax deductions for certain moving expenses if you meet specific criteria. First, if you’re moving as part of a job relocation and your employer is covering all of the costs, there won’t be much—if anything—for you to deduct.…