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Team USA Trivia - Hometowns of the 2014 Olympic Athletes

February 4th, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Hometowns of the USA Olympic Team

The Olympic buzz is building with the opening ceremony just days away. Before the Winter Games begin, find out a little bit about some stars to watch, including where they're from. We have some interesting Olympic facts, including some possible record-setters, the youngest members of Team USA, and what some of the athletes do for a living outside of their sport. Find out about the USA Olympic Team, and see if you're moving to the same place as these Olympians! Get ready to cheer them on to gold.

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Self Moving Advice: 10 Things To Remember When Moving

February 3rd, 2014 - 11:18 AM

Advice For Your Move

The US Census Bureau reports that on average, people move 11 times in their lifetime. There are so many variables at play in each move, that even after moving multiple times, it can still feel overwhelming. We’re here to help you make your move stress-free and help you remember all the little details. With most people using self-moving services these days, we have compiled our 10 best pieces of self-moving advice to help you through the process.

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10 Important Places to Locate Right When You Move to Your New Town

January 17th, 2014 - 5:59 PM

Where’s that?

When moving to a new town, one of the quickest ways to settle in is to find out where certain places are located in proximity to your new home. We know you’ll be worn out from the move itself, but knowing where things are around town will make the transition much easier. As you begin unpacking and setting up house, take a look at our list of 10 key places to locate right when you move, and why it’s so important that you know where these places are.

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Help Kids Deal with Moving to a New School

January 15th, 2014 - 10:04 AM

25 Things You Can Do To Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School

When you consider that children who attend public or private school spend the majority of their day there, it’s easy to understand why some would say it's their “world.” School is where their friends are, it’s where their interests lie, and it’s where they have a routine they’re accustomed to. The thought of leaving the comfort of this familiar place to start something brand new can be extremely scary. But, there are some things you can do to help your child manage the transition when it comes to moving to a new school.

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Where to Find the Cheapest Rent in America

December 31st, 2013 - 8:09 AM

Do you want to live in a state with cheap rent?

We don’t blame you! Renting can be a great way to save money, and these days, every penny counts. But one thing to remember is that not all states have the same rental rates. If you’re tired of living in a state with high rent, or you’re thinking about renting for the first time, why not move to a state where the price to rent fits your budget? Our colorful map can help you make a good decision on where to go next!

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Little Known Ways to Get Moving Truck Deals

December 27th, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Where are all the rental truck deals?

We hear ya! Everyone’s looking for a good deal on a rental truck, but actually finding one? Well, that’s the hard part. Nothing’s sweeter than paying less than full-price for something, but in order to score a great deal, you have to find it first. That’s where we come in. We’ll help you learn some of the little known ways you can get moving truck deals for your long-distance move. And we’ll introduce you to U-Pack®, the best kept secret truck rental hopes you never find out.

 

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Fireplace Safety and Other Winter Fire Tips

December 20th, 2013 - 1:06 PM

How to Prevent Chimney Fires and Other Helpful Winter Fire Prevention Tips

When it’s cold outside, there's nothing better than lounging in front of a nice, cozy, crackling, fire. In fact, research shows that in many markets, fireplaces are a top feature homebuyers look for. They’re beautiful, fun to decorate, and perfect for hanging stockings. I think we can all agree that they tend to make a house feel like “home.” And while they do add beauty and character, they also add risk. If fireplaces aren’t properly operated and maintained, they can become very, very dangerous.