Posts Tagged: moving budget

Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?
Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?

Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hiring a moving company can either be the best decision you’ve made with your move, or a waste of cash. But, for your first move, how will you know whether it’s what you need or straight up extra?! Take this quick quiz to understand if you should consider hiring a moving company for your first…
Moving Out On Your Own? 5 Things to Consider
Moving Out On Your Own? 5 Things to Consider

Moving Out On Your Own? 5 Things to Consider

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Was your New Year’s resolution to move out on your own? Do you think you are ready to make that big move? It’s a major decision, but even by just considering it, you are showing some readiness. Whether emotional, personal, or financial, there are many things to consider. In order to help you work through your…
5 Surprise Expenses When Moving In
5 Surprise Expenses When Moving In

5 Surprise Expenses When Moving In

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When preparing to move into my first apartment, I knew there would be surprises in store. Thankfully, I had given myself time to deal with it, so the surprises didn’t “hurt” as bad. In a perfect situation, I would recommend everyone have at least 5-7 days where you can truly just focus on moving in, but…
Renting A Moving Truck – And Moving Cross-Country!
Renting A Moving Truck – And Moving Cross-Country!

Renting A Moving Truck – And Moving Cross-Country!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hi, I’m Alex, Alissa’s boyfriend. As regular readers to this site know, Alissa (and I) just completed a cross-country move from hipster-y Brooklyn to frat-y Chicago. The move went well – thanks for asking! But I’m sure what you’re really interested in are tips on how to do it. First: take a deep breath. Moving…