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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!...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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How to Protect your Floors and Carpet on Moving Day

Moving can be incredibly stressful which is why it is important to keep a checklist of everything you may need on moving day. One item that is often overlooked is floor protection, how will you protect your floors from damage or dirt? It's true, many vanlines will provide floor protection,...
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What to Move and What not to Move

When you decide to move, it can be a great motivation to simplify your life and leave behind the things that are weighing you down, whether you are moving your home or your office. However, your spouse, your kids and your boss will eventually find you if you leave them...
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Simple Self Moving Tips from our Newest Employee

Sometimes it's not so easy for long term employees and industry professionals to think like a customer. After all, our job is to know everything there is to know about the DIY moving industry. From moving labor to DIY move planning and transportation solutions, it is our job to be...
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Move your Business with Ease!

No one looks forward to the logistics of making a big move - especially if the process involves relocating an established business or restaurant. Whether you are changing your address to move into a better market, to get a bigger space or because you are trying to save money, there...
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Affordable Movers in the DC Area

The DC metropolitan area is home to 5.58 million people with arguably the strongest economy in the nation. Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia are home to many large and thriving companies, from defense companies like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to hotel and travel companies like Marriott and Hilton. In...
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