Jan
15

Friendliest Towns in America

The folks over at Forbes are always looking for ways to report fun statistics, apparently this week they decided upon the "Friendliest Towns in America" (in 2013). I've decided not to question how they were able to measure this statistic, I'll leave that part up to the brains at Forbes ....
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Dec
11

Lighten Your Load - Tips for a Simpler Move

Moving is one of the most stressful life changes a person can undergo. In fact, moving is often listed as one of the top most stressful life events among Americans today, right alongside death of a loved one, divorce and job loss. Although moving will come with several difficult obstacles to...
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Dec
07

Top 15 Best Housing Markets for the Next Five Years

Is your home value increasing? If you are like many Americans it probably is not, at least not by very much. According to a price report by Fiserv Case-Shiller, average home prices (in 2012) are expected to rise a measly 0.3% in the next year and only 3.3% in the next...
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Dec
03

American Cities with the Most Millionaires

So you didn't win the 550 million dollar Powerball on Wednesday, huh? Well, if you happen to be an entrepreneur or tech savvy person there is some good news. According to the Metro Wealth Index from Capgemini, many major metropolitan areas are recording an increase in the growth percentage of millionaires....
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Nov
30

Top 10 Cities Where Americans are Moving

Are you ready to relocate somewhere new but are not sure where to go? Perhaps a look at the top 10 "Cities Where Americans are Moving", published by Forbes , will help you make a decision. The data is based on the most recent statistics available from July 2010 to July...
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Oct
18

10 Best Places to Retire

2011 was the first year in which "Baby Boomers", those born between 1946-1964, began hitting retirement age. Over the next 19 years approximately 77 million Americans' will retire, many of whom may be looking for a new place to live. So where do you go? Luckily, large outfits like Yahoo! and...
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Aug
22

Best Places to Live in 2012

In addition to the " Top Earning Towns " list released this week by CNN Money , the annual "Best Places to Live" rankings have also been released. If you are relocating soon you may want to take a peek and see if your new city lands on this list. This...
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Aug
21

Top Earning Towns - 2012 Rankings

It's that time of year again - No, I'm not referring to the kids moving back to college - But rather the onslaught of city rankings for every category imaginable. One of this weeks most talked about rankings is "Top Earning Towns" published by CNN Money . The results are a...
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Jul
11

How to Save Money During a Move

Moving can be exciting, but it can also be plain annoying. You have to physically move yourself, your family and your belongings, but that’s not even the half of it. You have to change your address on your credit card and bank accounts, not to mention magazine subscriptions, newspaper delivery and...
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May
11

Tips for Packing and Moving Delicate Furniture

Ah, moving day. It’s exciting, stressful, exhausting and usually holds a surprise or two. One surprise you never want to experience when you move is for a delicate piece of furniture to get damaged or broken. Sturdy items like outdoor patio furniture can typically be loaded directly onto a rented moving...
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