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All About Moving Companies

Household Goods Moving TruckIt's common to feel overwhelmed at the prospect of choosing a household goods mover, especially knowing that you will be entrusting them with all of your belongings. Learn more about the differences between moving companies, the cost drivers affecting your wallet and the processes that they follow.     More»



MOVING TIPS

The 3 Phases of a Successful Move

 

1] Properly research the new destination before you decide to move. Understand your financial and social impact to you, and download the free assessment form. Stressed Out by Moving

 

2] Learn about each step of the move process to get your move started in an organized way.

 

3] Manage transition and stress from the very beginning. Each family member needs to be fully engaged throughout the entire move to properly assimilate into their new environment.


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Confronting Stress

Family and Spouse StressCoping with stress is arguably one of the most difficult parts of a move. Professional studies have shown that moving from one geographic location to another is in the top five most stressful events in life.*  

 

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Relocation Rules and Tips

Avoid being excluded from certain policy benefits by first speaking with your Relocation Counselor...

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Exceptions to policy are commonplace in relocation, but only if you ask... More»


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Definitions and Acronyms

 

Valuation: Move insurance for your household goods

Realtor:    A Broker who subscribes to the Realtor network

MLS:         Multiple Listing Service: proprietary real estate listing database

 

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Trailing Spouse AssistanceTrailing Spouse Assistance

Your spouse is following you on this important move, but what's on the other end for him or her? Finding a job or going back to school might be what's needed.

 


Taxes: Personal vs RelocationTaxes for Personal Moves and Relocation

You can deduct moving expenses on your income taxes as long as you move as part of a job change, regardless of whether a company is paying for it.

 


Moving Company MysteriesMoving Companies and Van Line Practices

More than 40 million household moves take place every year, creating a growing need for legitimate moving companies. Most companies are above board, but you need to be aware.

 


Packing Your OwnPacking Your Own Household Goods

You can save a lot of money by buying your own boxes and packing yourself, but are you creating more expense by not being properly insured?