Category Archives: Storage

Make it a Great Cross-country Moving Delivery Day

Individuals who embark on a cross-country move typically spend lots more time thinking about ramping up vs. down. They’ve likely focused on packing rather than unpacking. Moving out (rather than in) has preoccupied their time. Once everything is packed and placed on the home mover’s trailer, however, the pendulum starts swinging the other way. Don’t wait until you’re on that flight or car ride to your new home before wondering what to expect when the movers arrive at their delivery destination. Think about the big day now. Prep steps to delivery A good blueprint for success is diagramming your new home’s room layout ahead.
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Get Rid of Electronic Gadgets Before You Move Across the Country

Besides a gallon of milk, few things today have shorter lifespans than electronic gadgets. Hurry up and read fast because the umpteenth-version smartphone you’re using to read this blog might expire soon. When your electronic whatchamacallit dies or becomes outmoded (and trading it in isn’t an option), then what? Throw it in a junk drawer? Keep it in the garage? Trash it? Electronics aren’t confined to miniatures, either. Remember that defunct VCR/DVD combo player collecting dust in the basement? Or the faulty stereo amplifier that’s been on your repair to-do list since the previous decade? Are you really going to use that.
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Job Relocation Package Options: Make Sure You’re Moving Forward

Your job promotion sounds great, but there’s a hitch: The offer requires you moving cross country. You’ll want to make sure from the start that this transfer is the right decision. Never relocated a significant distance for a job? Don’t move forward before knowing what an employer relocation package should include. Even if you’ve previously accepted an out-of-state job, it doesn’t hurt to review. Maybe an employer currently has packages in place for out-of-state promotions. Or, the company might be staking out new territory due to a recent out-of-state expansion. Either way, don’t be surprised to find yourself negotiating over what’s included.
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Move-Ready Millennials Say ‘Meh’ to Boomer Abundance

Clutching possessions for posterity? It’s OK to ease your grip. Here’s the reality: Millennials typically view their parents’ prized items as one, big collective pain in the posterior. It comes down to values and taste. Those born between 1980 and 2000 operate under a much different point of reference concerning ownership vs. the generations preceding them. The seemingly abstract concept of digital ownership is, ironically, far more tangible to millennials than the concrete brick-and-mortar “permanence” valued by baby boomers and the Depression-era generation. Virtual is in; physical is out. Lotsa stuff is viewed as the proverbial millstone around the neck. Limited inventory.
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