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Moving Tips and Hacks

What is a Moving Loan? Your Essential Guide to the What, When, Why, and How to Use a Loan for Your Next Move

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on September 6, 2023

Whether you’re moving on a tight turnaround across the country or have the luxury of time to plan a move across town, relocating your residence can cost a pretty penny. That’s where moving loans can help. Our guide is here to teach you everything you need to know.

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10 Tips for Finding a Roommate Who Doesn’t Drive You Crazy

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by Sofia Rivera Posted on August 31, 2023

Here are nine tips for finding a roommate who is financially reliable and whose habits and values align with your own. These are things you can discern from good questions, careful research, and smart timing.

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Go Ahead, Make the Move: Best States for Retirement in 2023

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by Karen Dybis Posted on August 16, 2023

As you think about shifting from work to play, you may be wondering what states rank as the best states for retirement. It’s only natural — this is the time in your life when you’re finally able to focus solely on yourself and move to a place you’ve dreamed about living in retirement. Take a look at what states made our top 10 list!

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Advice for PCS Moves from a Military Spouse Who’s Done It 6 Times

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by Lizann Lightfoot Posted on July 12, 2023

Just got new orders? This seasoned military mom of five shares tips you can trust for making your own PCS move a success.

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How to Pick the Right Moving Truck Size: All You Need to Know

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by Easton Smith Posted on December 19, 2023

Renting a truck and moving yourself may seem like a no-brainer — especially if it means saving a ton of cash and giving you control over the process. But there’s one important factor that could make or break your moving experience: getting the right size truck for the job. In this guide, we’ll go over all the factors to consider when choosing a rental truck for your move.

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Moving Sale 101: How to Have a Winning Pre-Move Yard Sale

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by Sara Nuss Posted on August 12, 2022

Packing up your entire life into boxes, loading it into a truck or moving container, and then reverse-engineering the whole process at your new home is daunting. And as you can imagine, the more stuff you have, the more stuff you have to move. Luckily, there’s a solution to the problem of too much stuff — a moving sale!

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The PODS Survival Guide to Moving to a New City Alone

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by Alex Keight Posted on June 13, 2022

How do you move to a new city and start over? Being open to making the move is the first step. As someone moving to a new city alone, you’ll need to set expectations and put in the work to make your new city your new home.

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The Top Moving Solutions to Moving Problems: A Day in the Life of PODS Driver James Ray

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by Shannon Jacobs Posted on March 21, 2022

Making a new house a home is exciting. But the sorting, packing, hauling, and unexpected hiccups that come first? Not so much. We spoke with a pro to learn about the most common moving problems and the best moving solutions to solve them. Check out what he had to say.

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Budget Movers Might Not Be So Cheap After All

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on February 18, 2022

Budget movers may seem like a no-brainer. They’ll charge you less upfront than big companies. What’s not to like about that? What many people don’t realize, however, is that budget movers can end up costing more than you’ve bargained for in the end. Find out how now.

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Moving During the Pandemic: 6 Ways It's Affected the Process (And What We've Learned From It)

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by Karen Dybis Posted on February 17, 2022

Our lives changed practically overnight when the coronavirus pandemic swept through the country. One silver lining through it all? A booming housing market. But that doesn’t mean the process of moving wasn’t affected. From virtual touring to flexible scheduling, here are six things the pandemic made us rethink about moving.

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