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15 Tips for Moving Out of State

Moving out of state requires way more planning than a simple local move. Knowing what to expect, and how to proceed, is half the battle. You need to decide on whether you want a long-distance moving truck rental or state-to-state movers. You need to think about which belongings are worthy of making the journey. And […]

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How to Change Your Address Online

If you’ve recently found a new house or apartment, you know it’s exciting, but it’s also anxiety-provoking. Moving is like an endless list of tasks that you need to check off. Remember that one of those tasks is to change your address. You may be wondering how to change your address online. Good news — […]

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Fighting Food Waste One Moving Box at a Time

Tossing a can of soup or a box of pasta here and there may not seem like such a big deal — especially when you’re already stressed out about moving and packing. But the cumulative result of all those individual decisions is tragic. Approximately 40% of the food in the United States is wasted each year. Meanwhile, more than 40 million Americans are facing hunger every day. Although food is wasted at every level of the supply chain, much of is happening right in our own homes. Help fight food waste with Move for Hunger and MYMOVE.

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How to Change Your Voter Registration After You Move

If you’ve moved recently, you will have to update your voter registration to reflect your new address. Do this right after you move to ensure that you can vote in upcoming elections.

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Where to Find Free Packing and Moving Boxes

Let’s face it — moving is expensive. Moving costs can vary depending on factors like the distance or the amount of stuff you’re moving. But at the end of the day, those costs can add up unexpectedly and exceed your moving budget. So if you welcome any opportunities to cut costs, here’s an easy place to start: free moving boxes. 

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Navigating a Move With a Disability

Moving with a disability isn’t impossible. But like any successful move, it takes a combination of planning, assistance, and care. Instead of letting your move overwhelm you, break it down into an organized list of steps and small tasks.

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How to Update Your License and Registration When You Move

Whether it’s across the country or just one town over, we know that a lot goes into a move. We also know that a trip to the DMV is the last thing you want to add to your moving checklist. But don’t procrastinate! MYMOVE is here to help with everything you need to know about updating your license and registration in each state.

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Why Does It Cost $1.05 to Change My Address?

To make sure that your mail moves with you, you’ll have to change your address officially with the United States Postal Service. If you use the convenient online process, it will cost you $1.05. Here’s why. 

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All The Places You Need to Notify of Your Change of Address

Notifying people and businesses that you’ve moved is a pain. Make the process easier with MYMOVE’s complete change of address checklist.

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How to Avoid Change-of-Address Fraud

Change of address fraud is a scam that could give a thief major access to your personal data. Here’s what to look for to avoid getting caught in one.

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How to Set Up Utilities When You Move

Don’t forget – just like your boxes and furniture, you also have to bring your services to your new home. Forgetting to transfer, cancel, or turn on utilities could leave you with stress on Moving Day, or worse, expensive past-due bills.

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Buying Guide: How to Choose Your New Washer and Dryer

We know buying a new washer and dryer can be daunting. But with the right cleaning and care, your new set can take care of your family’s dirty laundry for the next eight to 12 years.

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Find Your First Apartment in 8 Simple Steps

Although the idea of renting your first apartment is super exciting, finding the perfect place can be stressful and overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the process. We want your first rental experience to be as painless as possible, so read on and follow MYMOVE’s simple steps.

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Home Security Guide: How to Feel Safe in Your New Home

Before you get too comfortable, we at MYMOVE have to ask you — have you thought about ways to keep your family, your home, and your belongings safe from theft? Have you taken the time to think through home security?

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3 DIY Outdoor Projects to Make Your New House Your Own

Congratulations, homeowner! You got it all done: The house-hunting, the closing, and the moving. Now, you’re in this new house that’s all yours. But does it really feel like you? Have you had the time to add those personal touches that really make your house your home?

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