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How to Keep Your Moving Costs Low

November 20th, 2012 - 7:37 AM

If your number one goal in your upcoming cross country move is to keep moving costs low, you’ve found the hidden gem of information you need to do just that. Below, you’ll find some awesome ways to lower your moving costs, helping you stay on budget during your cross country move.

Timing is Everything. The moving industry revolves around peak and off-peak moving days and seasons. Fridays, weekends, holidays, the end of the month, and summer are the busier times of the week, month, and year to move. You’ll find cost savings by moving on a weekday, before or after a major holiday, the beginning of the month, and fall/winter seasons.

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Finding a job on Facebook? New jobs board helps applicants find jobs

November 15th, 2012 - 2:08 PM

Today, Facebook launched a new application as part of the Social Jobs Partnership. This jobs board makes it easy for applicants to search for jobs right on the social network.

The Social Jobs Partnership is a joint effort between Facebook, the US Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, DirectEmployers Association, and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies created to use social media to connect people with jobs.

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Location for Your Family

By Guest
November 14th, 2012 - 10:40 AM

Whether you're going just a few blocks away or starting fresh in an entirely new town, moving is exciting. You and your family will get to explore new surroundings, discovering the details that make your new neighborhood feel like home. If you're staying in your home town, you may already be familiar with other neighborhoods, but seeing them from the outside isn't the same as experiencing them as a resident. Take the time to get to know an area, and you'll find the ideal neighborhood for your family. 

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips 2012

November 13th, 2012 - 2:04 PM

Whether it’s over the hill and through the woods or up in the air through the clouds, these Thanksgiving travel tips are sure to get you to grandma’s house (or wherever your family’s Thanksgiving is held this year) easier! Take a look, and Happy Thanksgiving!

According to AAA, 42.2 million Americans traveled at least 50 miles from their home in 2011 over Thanksgiving. That number was an 11.4% jump from 2010, so expect 2012 to jump even more!

Here are some great tips and info about traveling by air during Thanksgiving:

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Moving Across The Country On A Budget

November 13th, 2012 - 1:35 PM

The most important thing you can do before looking at your long distance moving options is to set a moving budget. As you go through the moving process, you’ll see that expenses can quickly add up. Having a moving budget in place will help you to be in control of your move, instead of the other way around!

The best way to move across the country on a budget is with U-Pack Moving. But before I touch on U-Pack, let’s talk about the costs associated with traditional cross-country movers.  

Moving across the country with traditional movers

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Nationwide Moving Companies

November 13th, 2012 - 1:33 PM

It’s a huge benefit to have a moving company with service nationwide. Not only will your moving company be aware of the laws and regulations in both your origin and destination states, but if you have a problem, you have local people there to help you. With this in mind, you are smart to be searching for nationwide moving companies to make your move easier.

Nationwide Moving Companies – How U-Pack Compares

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Inspiring Military Heroes | Veteran's Day

November 12th, 2012 - 10:26 AM

With Veteran’s Day upon us, I’ve read several stories about the amazing military heroes around our nation. To the Veterans and their families who have served this great country so bravely and selflessly—Thank You! Your sacrifice is inspiring and we are forever grateful.

Though there are thousands upon thousands of amazing military heroes, I would like to share with you just a few stories in honor of Veteran’s Day.

Inspiring Military Heroes