Mar
24

Should You Move to Live Near Your Grandchildren?

Ready or not, you are a grandparent! How did this happen so quickly? Wasn’t it just yesterday your own children were hanging from monkey bars and running gleefully towards an ice cream truck? In this 2015 photo, 90 year-old Helen Ruth from Tinley Park, Illinois, visiting her great-grandchildren, Lucas and Abigail...
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Mar
16

How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

Renting a home or apartment comes with a lot of perks, such as having little responsibility for wear-and-tear fixes and being able to move around at your own pleasure. On the flip side, you do have to deal with security deposits - you know, those personal money stashes that your landlord...
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Mar
03

Relocation Guide: Moving to Atlanta

Looking to move to a city brimming with opportunities? Atlanta might just be for you. This big shot spot has the 5th largest metropolitan population in the United States, totaling more than 5.5 million people. Ranked on Forbes as the 9th best city for business and careers, you’ll find top company...
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Feb
22

6 Ways to Give Your Cat the Royal Treatment With Used Boxes

Those of us who adore cats recognize both the relationship cats have with boxes, and our desire to spoil these feline companions. So what could be more ideal than providing your furry friend with secure, private hiding places that both pamper and protect? We've detailed six awesome ways to keep your...
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Feb
16

Free Moving Resources to Help Plan Your Move

You just got the news—you’re moving to another house or even another state! After the first exciting moments, your mind starts whirling with all the plans and details. Starting with your fingers and toes, you get numb all over until you’re left frozen and useless. We call it moving shock. Luckily,...
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Feb
09

Before You Move: Air Pollution And Dementia Risk

When you decide to move to a new city or state, you probably narrow down your initial search to places that fit your lifestyle. Then, you might research crime rate, health care, housing prices, and the quality of the schools. But what about air quality? Many people overlook this factor when...
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Feb
01

Your Guide to Parking Permits

For Moving Trucks, Trailers and Storage Containers You’ve thought of everything from your hairdryer to the kitchen sink as you have planned your upcoming move. You know when to pick up the moving truck and you've hired movers to load it , but have you thought about whether or not your...
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Jan
31

7 Alternatives to U–Haul Cargo Trailers

Wanting options for moving your studio apartment cross-country? Or maybe just a few pieces of furniture? You might know that U-Haul offers cargo trailers to move your lesser load. But if a tow-behind doesn’t quite fit your needs, you might be left scratching your head about what to do. We’ve found...
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Aug
22

Do I Need Insurance for a Rental Truck?

Most people incorrectly assume that their personal auto insurance or credit card covers them for damage to a rented moving truck. While individual policies vary from person to person, the fact is that the great majority of auto insurance companies and credit cards do not cover damage to a rented moving...
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Jul
18

How to Find the Square Footage of Your House

As you're planning and preparing for an upcoming move it's very likely that you will be requesting quotes from movers . Depending on your situation and the types of moving services you will need, it is likely you will be asked about the square footage of your home. Do you know...
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