Don’t Get Scammed! How to Avoid Shady Movers

Prepping for a move? Turn your scam detector on, kids. There are plenty of unethical moving outfits who are more interested in liberating you from your cash than delivering your possessions safe and sound. Some of the signs are obvious. Poor phone manners should be a big red flag. A website that looks woefully out of date is…

7 Things People Forget to Do Before They Move

1 month before: Cancel recurring charges Taking care of a gym membership or other subscription services may fall by the wayside during the madness leading up to moving day. Worse, those recurring charges will keep mounting on your credit card while you’re in the throes of unpacking. Get a jump on canceling these at least…

Start Planning Your Next Move Now

When moving season arrives, thousands of people across the country pack up their belongings and moving to a new home. Whether it’s from one apartment to another, kids headed off to college or families transitioning into a new home, moving can be an incredibly taxing and time-consuming ordeal. So start planning your next move now!…

9 Ways to Keep Stress at Bay on Moving Day

It’s moving day: you’ve planned perfectly, all your tasks are complete, and you’re ready with checklist in hand. However, the movers are running late—and it throws off your schedule. Panic starts to seep in and cracks in your well-planned foundation are starting to show. It’d be great if you could box up the oncoming stress and shove it into the truck—when it finally arrives.…

How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

Tip etiquette is a touchy subject under any circumstances. It’s even more fraught with questions when deciding whether to tip your movers. Because movers are entrusted with your personal possessions and do much of the heavy lifting (pun intended), you may feel obligated to reward them for their hard work. Although they are being paid to provide a service…

How to Move With Kids

Moving is a complicated process, but it can be especially difficult for children. By the time we reach adulthood, most of us have lived in a variety of different places. However, for your children, the house and neighborhood you are now moving away from might be the only home they have ever known. How to…