Utility Bills 101: Tips, Average Costs, Fees, and More

What provides you with clean water, comfort, and energy and keeps you connected to the entire world? Here’s a hint: it’s mostly invisible during the day and night, but magically shows up on your monthly bills.
The answer: utilities.

Whether you rent or own your home, utilities are a part of life and thus a part of your budget.

Our Guide to Moving with Kids

We’re here to help you understand why moving is so hard for kids, and to help you smooth the transition. Recognizing the effect a move on your child can help you prepare for the adjustments and challenges ahead.

How to Move with Cats

For cat owners, our feline friends are our family—we love them unconditionally, spoil them, and would never consider leaving them behind during a move. Because they’re so important to us, moving with cats is about so much more than just getting them to a new location in one piece—it’s about getting them there as safely and comfortably as possible. While moving can certainly be a stressful event for your cat, with a few pro tips and tricks under your belt, your cat might not fret at all.

How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

If you’re like most people and aren’t trying to spend an arm and a leg on a storage unit, you’ll want to pack as efficiently as possible and get your stuff into the smallest space you can in order to minimize the dent in your wallet. For everyone in the efficiency camp, we’ve got some tips and tricks that will make packing your storage unit as easy as possible!

When to Use Styrofoam, Packing Peanuts, Newspaper, or Bubble Wrap for Packing

Boxes with lots of empty spaces? One of the worst things that can happen on your moving journey. Whether you’re packing dishes or home decor, you need to make sure all of the items you place in a box have no chance of shifting or moving en route. It’s likely that many boxes will be […]

Best Cities for Raising a Family

Thinking of moving this year? Find out what cities are best for raising your family before you make your final decision.

Whether you’re thinking of starting a family or you already have a child or two, check out the cities that make the best fit for kids and parents. Who knows—a move may be in your future once you get to the bottom of this list.

The Only Guide to Packing and Moving Electronics You’ll Ever Need

I like to be a careful packer. I have a system for moving, and it’s proven itself a few times. I know that packing and safely moving electrical appliances and electronic items isn’t everyone’s favorite task, but I’m going to share all of my hints, tips, and advice with you to make everything easy. Getting […]

Best Cities for 20-Somethings

Are you in your twenties and looking for a new adventure? Then these are the cities for you. Because let's be honest, living in NYC or LA just isn't worth it if you can't afford the rent.

Check out the 10 cities we’ve ranked as best for people in their 20s, especially if you’re looking for something beyond the classics (NYC or LA). The results will pleasantly surprise you.

Why Americans are Moving to Southern and Western States

The three biggest cities in America—New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—are cultural and economic epicenters in their respective regions. But none are especially popular with Americans seeking a better life.

Despite the regions’ sizable populations and influence, migration to Northeast and Midwest America remains in deficit, as it has been for the last 40 years, according to U.S. moving patterns.

So where are people moving?