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“You Pack, We Drive” Options Eliminate Moving Scams

Despite an increase in federal regulations and educational materials designed to protect the consumer, scammers are still prevalent in the moving industry. Services like U-Pack Moving were created as a safe relocation alternative to traditional moving companies (where moving scams are easier to hide).

A Guide on Getting Rid of Clutter before you Move

Moving can seem like quite a pain however, we can also view it as an opportunity for a completely fresh start. Make sure when packing to follow a few simple guidelines, start early, label everything, use a lists, get help and of course downsize.

Moving Into a Dorm: College Necessities

Moving away to college is a monumental event. It is the first step into adulthood. Living in a dorm can help you adapt to college life.

How to Protect Your Belongings while Moving

The process of moving can be a stressful activity. Choosing a mover can present its own challenges, but can be made easier by keeping certain tips in mind. Knowing your rights and responsibilities, picking a registered mover, and reading all the documentation provided by the mover can ensure that the process goes off without a hitch.

Teach Kids How To Save

Teaching kids to save money early on can make a huge difference in their financial future. Here are some fun ways to show them how to make their money grow.

The Pros and Cons of Housing Options

There are a lot of things to consider when trying to determine the best city, neighborhood and home for your family. This guide was designed to provide a plethora of resources to help make those decisions.

Guide to the Age of Exploration

The Age of Exploration was an exciting time in history, spanning from the 15th Century to the 17th Century. This guide serves as a map of a time when new cultures were uncovered and discovery was at its peak.

Moving On from High School to College

The move from high school to college can be one of the most exciting and frightening experiences in a young person's life. Getting prepared for the move and being aware of what to expect when you get there go a long way in making the experience more manageable.

Moving Across the Country With Lewis and Clark

The Lewis and Clark Expedition was the first transcontinental journey to the Pacific coast, and it literally changed the face of America.

Moving Across the Atlantic on the Mayflower

The voyage of the Mayflower is a hugely important part of American History. This 108-ton cargo ship turned passenger ship carried 102 Englanders to a new colony in the United States.

The History of the Transcontinental Railroad

Forget wagon trains and horseback riding, rail was the way to go when it came to traveling from the east to the west in the mid-1800's. With the completion of the Transcontinental Railway travel became much easier and safer.

Traveling the Route of the Oregon Trail

Take a look at how the Oregon Trail was instrumental in making a way for settlers to move and begin a new life, full of opportunity.

Moving West: Westward Expansion in the United States

Learn about the events that took place in the early 1800's that were pivotal points in the United State's westward expansion.

Saving Money & the Environment: A Kid's Guide to Recycling

Kids can be a great help when it comes to recycling. Great resources for teaching kids ways they can help the environment by recycling.

Moving Information and Resources for Military Families

Helpful resources for military families doing a Permanent Change of Station (PCS). Tips on finding child care, adjusting to the new community, and more.

Moving With Your Family Pets

Helpful tips for reducing the stress your pet experiences before, during and after a big move. Get your pet travel ready.

Moving Across the World: A Guide to Time Zones

All about time zones: what are they, how did they get started and what is Coordinated Universal Time?

Moving Boxes: Fun Crafts for Kids

Check out these fun ideas for recycling moving boxes - bulletin boards, nesting supply boxes, box barn, cardboard medieval castle, and more!