Wednesday Jun 29, 2022

The hidden costs of moving Part 2

Cancellation and late fees. If I was ever unsure about the advisability of automatic debits and online bill payment, those doubts were erased the last time we moved and the U.S. Postal Service forwarded our mail — for weeks — to a complete stranger in Newport Beach, Calif. (It took so long to straighten out because […]

The hidden costs of moving Part 1

If forced to choose between childbirth and moving a household, I’d pick childbirth any day. Both can be deeply painful and expensive experiences. But on moving day, no one offers you an epidural. And labor tends to produce a wonderful result at the end, while moving just leaves you surrounded by boxes. There’s another thing […]

8 most affordable American cities to move into

MSN.com recently published a fairly interesting article about eight of the cheaper American cities to move to for a reasonably priced lifestyle. It seems that a lot of quite well-paid professionals in America simply cannot afford to buy houses where they are currently living. The article says that they have three main choices:1. Continue to rent a […]

10 tips to avoid a moving nightmare

The Spectator in Hamilton Ontario recently published an article about a moving company whose success is based on treating customers honestly and considerately, in contrast to the way some of the same customers were treated by other movers. There are many horror stories of bad moving experiences caused by shady or incompetent movers – stories […]

How to prepare for moving abroad

People are moving overseas to start over and experience life somewhere else. New culture, new language, new friends. All of us love new beginnings. It is in our nature to seek adventures, and moving to another country or even better continent offers that and much more. But, do you know how to prepare for moving abroad? What […]