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Fire Safety in Your New Home: Safety Checklist For the Family

Home fire safety is immensely important for everyone, regardless of where you live and who’s at home with you — whether you live alone, with kids, or even your fur babies. In 2018, over 3,600 deaths occurred as a result of fires. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly three out of five fire-related […]

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The Complete Guide to OCONUS (Overseas) Military Moves

Moving can be stressful, but even more so when you are moving outside of the United States (OCONUS) into military or base housing. There are hundreds of things to take care of, like packing boxes, notifying your landlord, registering with the Defense Personal Property System and completing your counseling, telling your kids and extended family, […]

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A Guide to Moving with Children Who Have Autism

Moving becomes a part of our lives at many different stages: When we move away from our parents, relocate for a job opportunity, or find somewhere new to retire. No matter your circumstances, it can be a stressful process. And if you’re moving with a child with autism, it’s especially important to help relieve moving […]

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Where to Donate Food When You Move

There are many aspects of moving that are easily forgotten in the middle of transitioning. You could have your nose to the grindstone and then with a week left before the moving truck arrives, you find yourself  asking the question, “Where can I donate food?” The good news is, there are quite a few choices for food bank donation.

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A State-by-State Guide to Changing Your Voter Registration Address

Did you move this year? Do you plan to vote in the November election? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you need to complete your voter registration change-of-address.  Voter registration is handled at the state level, not the federal level. That means if you moved to a new state, you need to […]

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What is Peak Moving Season?

Whether you’re moving to begin a new job, start school, live in a bigger house, or some other major life event, one thing is true — you’re not alone. MYMOVE data finds that one in five U.S. households move each year. That adds up to 24.1 million moving households annually!

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Shared Dorm Room Items to Coordinate with Your Roommate

Deciding what to bring to college can be overwhelming, not to mention that dorm room space is at a premium. The great news is you and your roommate don’t have to attempt to fit two of everything in your tiny area. Save time and money by using this list to coordinate with your roommate on these essential shared dorm room items.

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Military PCS: The Complete Moving Guide

PCS is an acronym for “Permanent Change of Station.” For members of the armed services and their families, this refers to an ordered move to a new duty station. PCS moves are long-term relocations for assignments that last 20 weeks or more.

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College Apartment Checklist: All the Essentials

Moving from your dorm into your college apartment is a major milestone. As you prepare for the next chapter in your life, creating a college apartment checklist will help you stay realistic about college apartment essentials.

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Did You Accidentally Commit a Felony? What to Do With Mail That Isn’t Yours

We’ve all gotten mail intended for someone else, whether it’s a neighbor, someone who no longer lives there, or simply the wrong address. If you rent your home, you may be frustrated by the number of past tenants whose mail you receive on a daily basis. It’s hard to figure out what to do with mail that isn’t yours if you can’t get a hold of the recipient.

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College Move-in Day: Tips to Help You Prepare

Your dorm room shopping is complete, and your boxes are packed. The next (and most exciting) step? Moving into college! Before you go, check these ten essential college move-in day tips to help you prepare like a pro.

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Moving After College: 10 Essential Tips for Recent Graduates

Moving after college is a daunting step on its own, and figuring out how to move to a new city after college is even more intimidating. With a few tips and tricks, moving after college doesn’t have to be scary. Set yourself up for a successful new chapter of your life with a few of these tips.

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Your Guide to Moving Back Home After College

The future beyond graduation is uncertain, and it’s because of this uncertainty that recent grads often end up moving back home after college and taking the time necessary to figure out their next step. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 54% of young adults move back home at some point after moving out for the first time. So if you’re considering living at home after college, you’re not alone.

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How to Choose the Right Packing Material and Moving Supplies

One of the most worrisome aspects of moving is whether or not your prized possessions will make it to your new home in one piece. That’s where moving supplies come in! With the right packing material and proper techniques, even your most fragile items will survive the moving process.

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12 Dorm Room Ideas to Make Your New Space Feel Like Home

Now that high school graduation is complete, it’s time to research dorm room ideas to make your dorm feel like home. The great news is your new room is a completely blank slate. Of course, you need the dorm room essentials, but you also want your room to feel like home. Here are 12 fabulous tips to create a space you’ll want to spend time in, even during those dreaded all-nighters.

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