How to Organize a Garage Sale Before a Residential Move

If you have a big move coming up, it’s time to packing up your belongings for the transition to your new place. However, what are you to do with the stuff you don’t want to bring, such as an old couch? Keeping stuff you no longer need not only means more stuff to deal with, but a more expensive move! Low-budget movers say purging before your move is one of the best ways to cut[...]

Moving Services And Other Deductible Moving Costs When Relocating For A Job

Even though moving for a job can make your life better, it can still be challenging. The good news is that you can deduct the cost of moving (i.e. movers, storage, etc) from your taxes, as we found out when we recently moved. Before you take that deduction, here are some things to know:

Moving Requirements

1. Distance Requirements

To qualify for tax deductions, your new job must be at least 50 miles farther away from your current one. For example, you currently commute 10 miles to work. Your new job must be at least 60 miles away.

2. Employment Requirements

You must[...]

Practical Tips for Planning Your Long Distance Moving Budget

Moving can be a challenging task to carry out. Considering the amount of time and resources you have to put in, the process can be stressful. It doesn’t get better with a long distance move. You need to pull plenty of things together for a successful move. Below are practical tips to help you move hassle-free and save a few bucks too.

1. Carry Out Your Research

Since a long distance move requires attention to every detail, it’s not a process you can undertake by yourself. Before you can plan on anything else, the[...]

7 Creative Ways Moving Experts Say to Cut Relocation Costs

Not only can moving be an incredibly stressful time in your life, but can also put a major dent in your wallet. Around here, we’re always looking for ways to save a few bucks. So when our family moved earlier this year, we scrounged up the best money-saving moving tips we could find. Here are some of the helpful ways we learned to make your next move a little more affordable:

1. Compare Quotes From Professional Movers

Before you hire a professional moving company, you should collect a few quotes from different companies. Each company[...]