Relocating to Mexico

Posted in February 24th, 2012  
Mexico doesn’t have the greatest reputation in our modern times. With a rampant drug war ravaging the north and poverty stretching across the countryside, many people have absolutely no desire to move to Mexico. This isn’t true for everyone, however. People emigrate from the U.S. to Mexico every year for a variety of reasons. Some are moving ba...

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From the Rust Belt to the Sun Belt

Posted in February 22nd, 2012  
Classic American cities like Detroit, Toledo, Buffalo and Cleveland were once the thriving centers of U.S. manufacturing. These cities had a strong middle class, vibrant economic development and a quality of life that was second to none in the entire world. Sadly, these old cities have been ravaged by Read More »   No Comments »

Expediting a Domestic Relocation

Posted in February 20th, 2012  
In most moving situations people have the time to carefully plan out and organize their domestic move for months in advance. These are situations in which we move voluntarily with a lot of advanced notice. Some moves, however, are a result of extensive external pressure. This can be due to financial reasons, medical issues, employment or disaster. ...

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Scouting for a New Home Overseas

Posted in February 18th, 2012  
Moving internationally is a wonderful opportunity to discover a culture and start a new exciting life. The perfect place for one family or individual may not be perfect for another, so it’s important to explore all possibilities before jumping into a ...

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Relocating to U.S. Territories

Posted in February 16th, 2012  
The United States constitutes a lot of land on the planet Earth, but not all of that land is incorporated into the nation as a state. There are many territories throughout the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean that are considered U.S. territories, but have never been granted statehood. Some are large organized and incorporated territories like the is...

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Picking a Place to Retire

Posted in February 14th, 2012  
Retiring is one of the most significant transitions in any one's life. It involves a complete restructuring of an average day, a transition from a busy life to a more leisurely one. Some people like to stay in the home they’ve lived for a sense of comfort, belonging and to retain connections to the community. Other retired people want to move awa...

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Boxes Boxes Where Are the Boxes?

Posted in February 12th, 2012  
I may be alone, but I really don’t like paying for cardboard boxes. Why should I pay for a box that I usually receive for free when I order stuff online, or a box I get for free when I buy large items at the store? Or, why should I pay for something you see lying around almost everywhere: in trashcans, shipping docks, big box stores and lots of o...

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Relocating Internationally for Employment

Posted in February 10th, 2012  
Have you recently been asked by your employer to relocate internationally? If you have been, you are not alone. Each year, thousands of individuals are asked about relocating by their employers. In today's society, many companies are finding it difficult and costly to run a business....

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Corporate Relocation to the Far East

Posted in February 6th, 2012  
Corporations have been flocking to the far east for the past few decades due to cheap labor costs, friendly governments and lax environmental regulations. The specific countries that businesses are moving to, however, seem to be constantly shifting. China remains a stronghold of cheap plastics manufacturing and some high tech. Taiwan was once a jug...

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International Moving: Ships, Planes and Trains

Posted in February 4th, 2012  
Most people are pretty familiar with how a domestic move works. You pack things in boxes, put them on the truck, drive the truck to the new house or apartment and then unpack the boxes into your new home. This process takes quite a bit of work, but it is rather simple. Relocating internationally is a whole different beast. Not only does moving to a...

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