How to Move Across the Country

Making sure your breakables are packed so they don’t actually break, deciding on a DIY move or hiring professional movers, managing security deposits or down payments on both ends of the move.

There are some things to keep in mind, though, to make the process go as smooth as possible.

Think of it this way: Is it really necessary to pack up and ship the six half-empty conditioner bottles under the bathroom sink?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Once you’ve decluttered, it’s time to get packing. Resist the urge to throw everything into a medium-sized box and call it a day.

Pack Like a Pro

Will you fly, and ship your cargo? Hire a moving company to pack everything up and unpack it at your new place?

Choose Your Mode of Transportation

Budgeting for Your Move

Still wondering how to move across the country without going broke? There’s no doubt about it—moving is expensive.

For some people, there may be a few potential benefits of using an  unsecured personal loan rather than a  credit card to fund moving costs.