Relocating to the U.S.? Here’s Some Help with Your Mobile Phone

Imagine purchasing an expensive new cell phone or even several for your entire family, for your upcoming move—and after the move discovering that your equipment will not work in your new country. Here’s some helpful information that can guide you to making the right choices and beneficial planning before your move. For expats hoping to use their mobile phones in …

Are You Making the Right Move?

Often times when faced with an opportunity to relocate to a new city for a new job, or for whatever reason, you can get caught up in the excitement of a new adventure. Sometimes though there are other things to consider so you don’t make a mistake—or a wrong choice in relocating. Consider some of the following ideas to help …

Relocating to the U.S.? Tips to Help with Your Social Security Number

Your nine digit social security number is a very important number. All U.S. citizens, permanent residents and temporary residents who work in the U.S. have one—it’s your personal identification number. But what if you are a non-citizen coming to the U.S. to work?  Here’s some important information to help make the process of settling into your new destination as easy and seamless …

Ideas to Help You Move with Kids That Are Active In Sports

Moving is a lot of work and moving with kids makes it an even bigger challenge. With kids in the mix there are so many things to consider like schools, pediatricians, activities, groups and sports! Sports, whether through school or travel leagues has its own unique set of questions and concerns—especially if you have an athlete in the family! When …

If you need To Choose a Mover – Research & Choose Wisely!

Imagine that the moving truck that is packed with your furniture and household goods has just pulled up to your new home. You’re relieved because the end of the move is near, finally its move in day! But your relief is short lived when the truck driver tells you that (on top of your hefty cash deposit that you paid …

Remember These Important Things When Changing Your Address

When it comes down to the final steps of your move it’s important to remember some of these details when changing your address. When it comes down to the final steps of your move it’s important to remember some of these details when changing your address. Keep this list handy and then use this free, easy tool from PorchLight to …

How to Familiarize Yourself with a New City: Quickly Become a Local

Whether transferring for work purposes or for personal reasons, moving can be tough on everyone. You arrive in your new city and pretty quickly get that overwhelmed feeling of being in unknown territory. You’ve probably got a to-do list a mile long. All your normal stores and errand stops pop in your head; then, it hits you like a ton …