6 Ways Tetris Prepares You for a Long Distance Move

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Preparing for a long distance move? Hopefully, you’ve played a lot of Tetris! Even if you haven’t played Tetris, you’re probably aware of it. It’s the game that requires you to fit together a random assortment of seven items — each with a different shape composed of four blocks — as efficiently as possible. The […]

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3 Ways Technology Impacts Moving Today

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Technology makes moving your belongings easier than ever. Think about it. Even in the early years of the 1900s, many people still relied on horse-drawn carriages. It wasn’t until about 1919 that moving companies began to rely on automobiles such as Ford TT trucks. Today, moving companies leverage advancements that help ensure your belongings arrive […]

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4 Tips for Moving Your Classic Car Long Distance

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You’re in love with your classic car and will settle for nothing than the best conditions for its long distance move from your current home to your new one. That’s understandable. Whether we’re talking a red-and-white 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, orange 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, or another envy-inducing marvel of automotive engineering, these works of […]

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7 Tips For Families Facing A Military Move

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Members of the military wear the uniforms. But in many ways, their spouses and children serve alongside them. This is especially true when a family faces a military move as the result of a transfer. That’s also known as a permanent change of station or PCS. With all the activity a move requires, PCS could also […]

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5 Ways to Bravely Face a Long-Distance Move

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Long-distance moves aren’t for the faint of heart. Packing up everything you own and relocating to an entirely new state — or even a new country — is a tall order even for the bravest among us. That’s likely one of the reasons long-distance moves don’t happen often. Americans moving between states accounted for a […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Move Environmentally Friendly

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There are countless ways to make our homes more environmentally friendly. Ways such as installing solar panels on our roofs, using Energy Star appliances, making sure the home is properly insulated. But what about the move that gets us to that home? It turns out there are a few things we can do there, too. […]

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8 Totally Casual No-Pressure College Moving Tips

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If there’s anything more unnerving than a senior year final exam in physics, it’s moving off to college a couple of months later. To help with that big transition, here are 8 totally casual, nothing-to-worry-about* moving tips to help make the move even less of a big deal. 1. Understand your space limitations … Is […]

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Bon Voyage: 6 Tips for Moving Abroad

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Moving to a new country is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And like other once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, it can be stressful and complicated. The following 6 tips will help you settle things in the U.S. and having you saying “Bonjour!” in no time. 1. Look at the cost of living difference The romantic in us may credit love […]

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Common Moving Mistakes

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Common moving mistakes are the bane of so many people … though they are readily avoidable once you know what to watch out for. Here are seven common moving mistakes and how you can avoid them in your next move. Moving Mistake #1: Not Hiring a Moving Company We’re all interested in saving money. It […]

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The 5 P’s of Vigilantly Moving Valuable Items

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More than 35 million people move to a new address each year. Many of them will be moving valuable items. If each of those 35 million people moved just five valuable items, we’re talking about 175 million vintage G.I. Joe action figures, Andy Warhol prints, Stickley furniture pieces, etc. We’re also talking about 175 million […]

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