Ready to Move? Consider Renting in Your New Town First!

September 4, 2013

When making a move, it seems like a nice idea to buy a home first, and move in. However, it might make sense to rent for a little while first, especially if you plan to sell your old home. Here’s why it might make sense to rent first: Finances Trying to pay two mortgages can […]

Are You Financially Ready for Moving?

May 29, 2013

I’ve been thinking a lot about moving lately. My sister’s family is preparing for a cross-country move, and I wonder if I’ll be moving sometime soon. My husband is getting tired of being an adjunct professor, and he’s getting serious about applying for jobs at other universities. As a result of this new reality, I […]

Home Buyers Guide

September 5, 2010

Whether you’re a first time home buyer or you’ve already gone through the hurdles of a home sale, home loans, and home buying there’s probably something you’ll come across in your next home buying exprience that you hadn’t expected.  We’ve been through the house buying process twice now so I decided to put together a list of […]

Cash Back Rewards When Moving

August 31, 2010

One of the things that I realized during two cross-country moves is that you can really rack up the credit card rewards points with a little help from doing something you have to anyway. Moving can be expensive, but you can offset some of the costs by being savvy about your rewards: Cash Back Cards […]

Best Moving Companies for Your Money

August 30, 2010

The best moving companies for your money aren’t necessarily the cheapest. When it comes to moving you have to consider not just the hourly rate of the movers but also their level of experience and the speed with which they work. Since you’re trusting them to load and move all your belongings you want to […]

Ultimate Moving Checklist for Your Money

August 25, 2010

Your moving checklist is not complete without adding to-do’s to protect your money. One of the important things to realize about moving is that it comes with financial consequences. Whether you are moving across town, or moving across the country, it is important to make a list of the money moves you will have to […]

Free Moving Boxes for All!

August 16, 2010

Free moving boxes can help you save a little money when you move. I hated the thought of spending money on boxes I would only use once so I spent part of the weekend rounding up boxes to pack up our stuff. Here are five good places to look for free moving boxes: 1) Recycling […]

American Express Blue Cash Card Can Help You Move

November 2, 2008

The American Express blue cash card is one of the best credit cards to use for your moving expenses because of it’s cash back program and it’s services that can make the details of moving easier. The cashback you earn on the money you spend for moving expenses won’t be spectacular but it will help […]

How to Find a Doctor, Accountant, or Plumber You Can Trust in a New City

October 31, 2008

People enjoy being comfortable, and moving takes us out of our comfort zone. We leave behind old friends, a familiar school district, the restaurants we love, and the advisors we trust. It can take years to to find and build relationships with quality professionals like our doctor, accountant, contractor, financial planner, and attorney. It’s stressful and […]

Moving Expenses – Paying Bills On Time & Avoiding New Fees

October 30, 2008

When you’re caught up in the mayhem of a big move, the thought of setting up a new utility account or closing out a cable bill may be one of the last things on your mind. It seems there are always additional expenses when closing out old accounts and opening up new ones, and many of us […]

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