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How to Move Cheap

April 23rd, 2013 - 10:21 AM

How to Get a Cheap Move (without driving a rental truck!)

When you think of cheap moving, what comes to mind? If it’s a bulky rental truck and countless hours behind the wheel – think again. You can get an affordable move without having to drive a single mile in a rental truck. How? It’s called U-Pack®. U-Pack’s specialty is cheap moving – in fact, 78% of U-Pack’s customers chose U-Pack based on price.

How to Meet the Neighbors

April 22nd, 2013 - 4:01 PM
How to Meet Your Neighbors After a Move 

When we moved, I had dreams of a neighborhood like that on Desperate Housewives where everyone knows each other (but without all the drama, crime and infidelity). However, as we unpacked and got settled in, we had yet to meet any of our neighbors. No one brought over baskets of baked goods. No one rang the doorbell to welcome us to the neighborhood. It wasn’t that they weren’t friendly; they just didn’t know how to meet their neighbors! So whether you are the newbie in the area, or you have new folks moving in next door, here are some tips for meeting your neighbors.

How to find a summer job

April 22nd, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Tips and ideas for how to find a summer job

Summertime jobs are a great time to make some extra money before you head off to school or go back to your primary job. My first summer job was working at a restaurant to save spending money for my first year of college. Whatever your reason for working during the summer, this blog post has some great ideas and tips for how to find a summer job.

How to find a summer job

Easy and Affordable Door-to-Door Moving

April 21st, 2013 - 12:35 PM

Door-to-door moving with U-Pack

Door-to-door moving is by far the most popular way to move long distance. After all, you don’t have to pick up or drop off any of the moving equipment – it’s all brought direct to your door. Talk about convenience! If you’re looking for door-to-door movers with affordable rates, then allow me to introduce you to U-Pack, a “you pack, we drive” moving service with rates comparable to renting a truck.

How moving door-to-door works with U-Pack

Best Karaoke Songs - National Karaoke Week

April 21st, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Top 20 Karaoke Songs

I am a big karaoke fan. When we are on vacation, karaoke is a top nightlife activity for my husband and me. We love to participate, but we also enjoy listening to others. Karaoke isn’t really about the singing, it is about the performance. A terrible singer can put on a great performance! If you are looking to celebrate National Karaoke Week (which is the 4th week in April), check out these top 20 Karaoke songs. One of these karaoke hits is sure to make you the star of the show!

Best Karaoke Songs

Home Move: From Start to Finish

April 20th, 2013 - 2:10 PM

How to Complete a Home Move

“There’s no place like home” were the famous words of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Well, Dorothy forgot to mention that getting settled into that home is quite the process. If this is your first home move, you may not know where to begin. And even if you have moved homes before, you may need a refresher on the process. From start to finish, here is how to complete a home move.

If you want a moving quote for your home move, click to get a free quote from U-Pack.

Home Move: Finding Your New Home

How Green Cities Celebrate Earth Day

April 19th, 2013 - 9:10 AM

Green Cities Celebrating Earth Day

On April 22 every year, more than one billion people take part in one of the biggest movements to appreciate and protect our remarkable planet – Earth Day. If you aren’t sure where to participate, consider traveling (or even moving) to one of these green cities to join the fun as they celebrate Earth Day!

How Green Cities Celebrate Earth Day

U Move It

April 17th, 2013 - 11:26 AM

Looking for “u move it” companies?

Pretty much anything DIY (do-it-yourself) is cheaper, including DIY moving. If you are looking for a moving service where “u move it,” you are probably looking for a cheaper way to move. U-Pack is a great self-moving service for long distance moves, where you do the packing and loading, but then U-Pack does all the driving. So you can get the “u move” affordable price and only do some of the work.

You Pack It

April 16th, 2013 - 2:24 PM

You pack it with U-Pack

If you’re looking for a long-distance moving service where you do the packing in return for lower prices, I’d like to introduce you to U-Pack Moving®, a “you pack, we drive” moving service that does just that. Let’s take a look at what makes U-Pack such a great option for people hoping to save money on their move by doing a little of the work on their own.

How does a “you pack it” service work?

Preparing for college

April 14th, 2013 - 12:51 PM

How to begin preparing for college

It wasn’t too long ago that I was in your shoes – just getting out of high school and transitioning my way into the new world of college. You’ve probably been told countless times that this is going to be “the best four years of your life.” And while I wholeheartedly agree with that statement, I have to say that in order to make it the best, you’ve got to start preparing for college sooner rather than later. So where do you start? Don’t worry; I’ve got helpful tips, advice, and information to help you get ready for the next four years.

Preparing for college: What to do

Moving Guide

April 14th, 2013 - 12:47 PM

Your Guide to Moving
If you’re in the middle of planning a move, I have a feeling you’ll whole-heartedly agree that there’s a lot of truth to this statement:

There aren’t many things in life more difficult than moving.

If your move is long distance, you might even shout an “AMEN!”

What you need are some great tools to help you through it – a moving guide. And I think you’ll find that U-Pack is the best in the business when it comes to providing the tools and resources needed to help move you through this stressful time in your life (pun definitely intended). :)  

The Pros and Cons of Moving

April 12th, 2013 - 10:12 AM

To move or not to move? Figure it out with a pros and cons list!

Deciding whether to move or not is a big decision. There are many pros and cons of moving, ranging from the cost to the new opportunities. Honestly, most of the factors at play could either be reasons for or against moving, depending on how you look at it. Let’s look at some of the moving pros and cons, along with some questions to think about as you make your decision to move.

The Pros and Cons of Moving

When deciding whether to move or not, there are a few things that are definitely plusses and minuses. Let’s explore some of these things.

The Pros of Moving

How much does it cost to move to Boston?

April 12th, 2013 - 9:05 AM

Moving to Boston

Moving to one of the oldest cities in the United States is a big deal. Not only will you find yourself surrounded in rich American history, you’ll find yourself loving all the amenities big city life has to offer. If you’re ready to make the move to Boston, then let’s start talking cost.

How much does it cost to move to Boston?

How to move to a different state

April 10th, 2013 - 9:32 AM

I’m moving to a new state – how do I plan my move?

It’s no secret that moving to a different state requires a lot of planning. Not only do you have a moving budget to stick to, but you’ve got to get a lot done before moving day arrives, too. Don’t panic! I have just what you need to figure out how to move to a different state. Let’s take a look at three simple steps you need to take to ensure your move to another state is an adventure worth taking.

Step one – Choose the right moving company