Moving is emotionally and physically draining-but the biggest burden usually falls on your finances. Between packing supplies and making a down payment for your next abode, your budget may be tight. For families and individuals making a move, a return on their original deposit can alleviate some of the burden…. Continue reading.
In 1967, two psychiatrists developed a scale for measuring stress. According to their research, different life changes create different levels of stress in our bodies. If these stress levels get too high, we are more prone to injury and illness. One of the stressors that Holmes and Rahe identified is… Continue reading.
When you’re in the hustle and bustle of moving preparations, you probably spend a lot of time decluttering. You hold a garage sale to get rid of the heavy old bookshelf and treadmill you never use. You strategize the best way to pack your craft collection. But have you thought… Continue reading.
When a sales consultant comes to your home to complete an in-home estimate, they will explain a variety of information. One such topic is your delivery spread. But, what exactly is a delivery spread? Your sales consultant will give you a set of dates that typically range of 1-14 days for your… Continue reading.
Whether you want to move your family to the big city or you need to plan a corporate move, you have lots of things to consider, including timing. If you go into your moving process knowing the tips below, you can choose the moving date that suits you best. 1…. Continue reading.
When you receive orders for your first permanent change of station, it can be hard to know where to start. Most importantly, you’ll want to take advantage of the available resources. Before you worry about anything else, make sure you take advantage of the following entitlements: Temporary Lodging Allowance. If… Continue reading.
When a woman took her family baseball card collection for appraisal, she discovered that saving something for sentimental value can yield big rewards. At the “Antiques Roadshow” taping in August 2014, an expert examined the baseball cards, which feature some of America’s earliest baseball players, big names for the Boston… Continue reading.
Moving is not an easy task and, if you’re pregnant, it becomes even more difficult. Whether you’re moving across the country or down the street, the packing and stress could leave you with anything from back pains to swollen ankles. Use these tips to avoid the strain and plan a… Continue reading.
Over the years, you have probably accumulated everything from childhood keepsakes to old high school textbooks that you’ll never use again. Maybe you forgot to get rid of your old ski equipment that you only used once. Now as you get ready to move, you realize it’ll cost a pretty… Continue reading.
You know that your couch, your dining room set, your clothes, and your books will all arrive safely at your new home. These items will stay solidly in place in the moving van, and they’ll show up at your front door intact. You don’t have to worry about them. However,… Continue reading.