How to Prepare for a Temporary Move

Pack the bare necessities, or all the creature comforts? Rent out your home or put everything in storage? It all depends on where you’re headed, and for how long.


Compile a Dog Move Kit to Make Moving Easier for Pooch

Refer to this checklist when compiling your ultimate dog move kit and make the move as pain-free as possible for your four-legged family member.


Extra Fees That Could Add to the Cost of Your Move

While some moving company add-ons are optional, other charges are out of your control. Know what to expect when you get the movers’ final bill.

Family on the move

5 Ways Families Can Ease the Stress of Moving Day

A little extra planning can go a long way.


Insuring Your Long-Distance Move

Protecting your belongings during a move is about more than bubble wrap. Before you start packing up, make sure you’re properly insured for the long haul.

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5 Moving Strategies for Military Families

Relocating is never easy, but these tips can help ensure a smoother process for the entire family.

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5 Tips for House Hunting With Kids

Change is difficult, but a little planning can help put you and your children at ease.


Get to Know Your Mover’s Paperwork

Focusing on contracts and lists can be tough when you’re dealing with all the other details of a move, but it’s worth the effort.


7 Tips for a Stress-Free Move with Kids

Moving can be tough on the whole family. Here’s how to ease the transition so you can all feel at home sooner.


Time-Saving Packing Hacks for Your Next Move

It’s hard to get excited about your new home when you’re slogging through packing up your old place. These tips will speed you through it.


Picking a Moving Company: How Do Your Choices Stack Up?

A little research can go a long way toward ensuring your belongings are in good hands.

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How to Budget for Relocation

The costs of exiting one property and settling into a new home can accumulate quickly. Review these tips before making a move.

Moving? Time to Take Inventory

A little more work now will save you time and effort should you ever have to file a home insurance claim.


How to Protect Your Credit Score During a Move

Moving will occasionally be part of your life story, and there are ways to approach this new chapter — and protect your credit score in the process.

Moving? 9 Tips to Make Packing Easier

Extra tape and clear labeling are essential when preparing for a household move.

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