Moving Cross Country? How to Stay Entertained

Moving across the country is very time consuming and intense. If you have to journey a long distance, the trip can be extremely boring. There are many awesome ways of turning a cross country move trip into a great adventure.  All you need is some interesting ideas to keep you busy throughout the trip. If you are covering the moving trip by road, it is advisable that you keep the least amount of luggage with you. Keep just the necessities and send the rest with the moving and storage services. It is highly recommended that you hire a good moving and storage company to help move your belongings. Let the moving and storage company take care of as much of your luggage so that you can have enough traveling space in your ride. You won’t need to worry about that if you’re taking a flight. Here are some good tips or ideas on how to stay entertained throughout your cross country move trip: Read More

Before Moving States for a New Job, Consider the Following…

America is a big place, and if you’ve lived in one single state (or a couple of nearby states) for a long time it can be very easy to forget just how diverse a country it really is. There is about 3,000 miles separating Houlton, Maine from Los Angeles, California. Before moving cross country, it’s always worth sitting down and thinking carefully about the pros and cons. Here are a few points to consider.

-         Have you ever been to the destination state? If so, what’s it like? If you haven’t, it might be worth taking a weekend and flying over. Combine a mini-vacation with checking out the place you might end up living in. Look at whatever is most important to you, from the natural landscape to shopping opportunities.

-         How do the statistics compare with your current home state? It’s easy to look up the performance of schools, crime and unemployment rates, house prices, and other useful information by state.  The more data you have, the surer you can be of making the right decision about moving or staying put. Read More