Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]

Hilarious Moving Accident. Don’t Let This Happen To You!

When it comes to movers, not all movers are created equal. Some moving companies are prone to accidents and look like they hired the offspring of the Three Stooges…Moe, Larry and Curly. So, how do you find safe, affordable help when it comes to moving? One approach is to use the traditional moving vanlines, which […]

How to Deduct Your Moving Expenses on Your Taxes

Did you know that many moving expenses may be tax-deductible? Check with the IRS in order to determine what is deductible and what is not deductible from your move in 2011. Hopefully, you kept all your 2011 moving-related receipts in a “Moving” folder. If not, then you will need to do some back-tracking through your files. The link […]

How To Move In the Winter

If you are reading this post, then you are probably dealing with moving during the non-traditional winter months.  Moving during the cold winter months, especially with snow on the ground, can be a real challenge. However, here are some thoughts and tips that can help make your winter move more bearable. Advantages for Winter Moving: 1) […]

The Most Useless Christmas Gifts Ever.

McCrindle Research came up with a list of the most useless Christmas gifts people have received.  Ornamental salt and pepper shakers   Coasters  Tea towels  Electric can openers  Wrong-sized clothing  Tacky, ornamental pieces  Bath and bathroom accessories, the worst — soap on a rope. (Especially a pigeon on a rope – pic.) So this Christmas, how about giving […]

Moving Over the Holidays

Moving and holidays both can be exciting and stressful events. They really were not made to do together, however, sometimes we have to move over the holidays. The advantage to moving over the holidays is we usually have time off from work and school to do the packing, loading and moving. The disadvantage is we can lose the “celebrating” […]

Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Juggling your life is challenging enough without trying to juggle your move. Here are some tips that can help you when it comes to packing. Take a few moments and plan out how you are going to pack.  How do you want things to look when you are done?  You definitely want to work smarter, not […]

Amazing Moving Photo: It Takes a Village to Move!

(My sister snapped this photo on one of her world travels.) Wow. You thought your last move was tough?  Let’s hope there is no traffic coming the other way in this village. I applaud their effort.  Wouldn’t it be great if you had a team like this the next time you move? Well, you can. Today, […]

How to Keep Your Moving Truck Safe & Secure When Relocating.

Finally, you are pulling out-of-town. The moving truck is loaded and you are on the road. It is not until you have parked your moving truck at a motel hundreds of miles away that you begin to think, “How am I going to prevent a thief from breaking into my truck?” Well, here are some quick tips that will […]

What Are Three Common Mistakes When Moving?

How many times have you moved in your lifetime? I have moved over a dozen times over the years, which is well above the national average of people moving FIVE times over their lifetime. Moving is a challenge when you consider all the things you need — moving truck, moving boxes and moving labor services […]