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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

Moving for Jobs

April 10th, 2013 - 9:22 AM

Moving for a Job: Where to Move and How To Get There

Sometimes you have to move in order to get the best employment opportunities. If you are trying to figure out where to get moving for jobs, or how to move once you find a job, I have all the insider information for you! Let’s take a look at where to move for jobs, along with how to move for your job without breaking the bank!

Moving for Jobs – Cities with the Best Employment Opportunities

Self-Moving: Frequently Asked Questions

April 9th, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Frequently Asked Questions about Self Moving

Have you heard of self-moving? It is a fairly new term in the moving industry, used to describe do-it-yourself moving. Here are answers to some common questions about self-moving.

What is self-moving?

Self-moving is when you move your household goods yourself. There are a couple different types of self-moving options: 1) using a rental truck or 2) using a “you pack, we drive” service. A self move always involves doing some of the work yourself, as opposed to using a full service mover.

Home Property Search

April 9th, 2013 - 9:36 AM

Home Search 101

Looking a new home is a big deal. A home is not just walls and doors; it’s a place where you and your family make memories and spend time together. Whether you’re moving locally or moving long distance, I have some great tips, resources, and advice to assist in your home property search. Let’s begin.

Helpful resources for how to find a home

How much does it cost to move out of California?

April 8th, 2013 - 8:16 AM

How much does moving from California cost?

Now that you’re thinking about moving away from California, the rest of the U.S. is at your fingertips! But before you can take on your next adventure, you’ve got to actually move your belongings to your new state of choice. And as you know, moving long distance costs money. So, how much does it cost to move out of California and on to your new home? Let’s take a look at the costs together.

The cost of moving out of California – Who you move with

Long Distance Moves

April 7th, 2013 - 1:08 PM

What you need to know about long distance moving

You’ve got a lot to get done before moving day, so the thought of moving long distance can be very overwhelming. Take a deep breath and relax because I have the inside scoop on long distance moves. Below you’ll find everything you want to know, from cost, your moving options, and tips to what to expect, how to plan, and so much more. Ready? Let’s get moving!

Preparing for a long distance move

Moving to College - Tips for Move In Day

April 6th, 2013 - 11:21 AM

Moving into college for the first time
Will you be a freshman moving to college for the first time this year? If so, I have some valuable tips and info you’ll need for move-in day! Let’s begin.

Find out what’s there. Will your college provide a microwave or mini-fridge, or are those things you will have to supply yourself? You may not want to bring a TV if there are no cable hookups. Finding out what’s available before you move in will help you not waste space when you start packing for the move.