Enthusiasm about moving to the new place lasts until you consider all the practical issues related to it. It is one of those stressful life events that require both physical and mental effort. It’s easy to overlook some crucial aspect, and make your life even more complicated. To prevent that, plan ahead and leave enough time for everything. You are packing your whole life and moving it to a new place after all.
Moving as a joint effort
It’s time to rally the troops and put all hands to work. Why would you hire movers, if there are people ready and eager (hopefully) to help? If the morale is not high, give everyone in a family a chance to voice their concerns and thoughts. Moving can be quite a shock, and an adjustment period can last for months. Try to find a bit of home in the new area and don’t break the nice family routines and traditions.
Time is money
Plan ahead and determine how long it will take to plan and conduct the move- from packing to saying a proper goodbye. Some say that 90 days is the minimum time to pull this off. Also, know that the summer is the best season to move because schools are out, and it’s a vacation time too. It would be wise to time the move in such a way to gain access to the new residence before leaving the old one. You can scout ahead and visit the new town and neighborhood before moving regardless.
Set a budget
Do your homework and research the place you are moving to. Know the costs of living in the new area, and consider the lifestyle adjustments. Remember that the housing and transportation costs can vary from town to town. Also, don’t shy away from asking your family or friends for financial aid when it comes to moving expenses. Set a budget and see if you can cover everything ranging from restaurant meals on the road to updating official documents.
The notorious packing
The biggest expense, though, will be the movers, and they charge by weight and distance. So, now would be a good time to get rid of the unnecessary things. Try to pack strategically, and list all items. Use boxes and label them so that you don’t experience a nervous breakdown when settling in a new home. Smaller objects you can put in your car, and don’t forget your pet’s safety and comfort during the whole ordeal.
Take care of legal issues
Don’t forget to make sure all legal things are taken care of. Pay attention to the conveyancing process- the transfer of legal title or property. It can take weeks or even months to complete, so you should ponder on hiring a solicitor. You will be informed about all legal steps and contracts you need to sign. Also, keep in mind that changing the address is another important issue. Inform in advance your bank, insurance company, and government institutions that you are relocating.
Moving closer to the edge
The stress of moving can push even the strongest to the edge. It takes a lot of time and effort, and even then you can experience many bumps on the road. Plan it in advance, which is the rule number one. Pare down your belongings, list and pack them right, access the budget, and create a timetable. There is nothing like the excitement of lying in a fresh new bed after a smooth and well-thought move.
Nate M. Vickery is a business consultant from Sydney, Australia. He’s into finding various ways of making and saving money. Aside from work he enjoys spending time with family and his fiancée.
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I've been a cannabusiness person for years now and it always amazes me at how hushed and secretive the 420 lifestyle remains in America. Slowly we are eeking out from under our slime green basement lighting but we have a LONG way to go. Start-up social platform, Smoke Wit Me, aims to bring cannabis enthusiasts together and build an online community that recognizes and embraces the millions of people toking up daily.
There's no doubt that, when it comes to community-building online, people who make marijuana a large part of their lifestyle have been neglected. With the shifting legal environment in the United States that's set to change as this undeserved population is now being recognized. Smoke Wit Me is a new social platform launching in July dedicated to bringing cannabis lovers together online to create new friendships and share experiences.
As of early July 2015, Smoke wit Me launched to an excited group of users and is quickly filling up with informative and interesting marijuana lifestyle discussions. “The Smoke Wit Me concept was born from a void in our society that has existed for way too long,” commented a spokesperson from the new platform. “Now that we can all openly share our experiences with others - having an action-packed social media platform seemed like an absolute must.”
Featuring an active social forum designed to share thoughts and perspectives on growing, supplying, distributing, and consuming pot, Smoke With Me welcomes cannabis enthusiasts worldwide. Stoners can come together and share knowledge, expertise, and current events with each other. Users can also shop an exclusive selection of 420 lifestyle products on SWM420World.com. Marijuana lovers everywhere are pumped to see these exciting social changes as more and more tokers are encouraged to come together and get social.
After 15 years as an Instrumentation & Electrical Specialist Stuart Bolen decided something was missing. With the support of his family he went back to school and discovered a new life as the owner of cloud computing company - Ajole.
"I felt something was missing in my life so I went back to school to find it. I found "it" in computers. I love computers and I love to code. I am working on my degree in Information Technology Web Development using .NET framework. I still work full time, have a family and just started this business online. The business is new to me but I want to provide services worldwide to anyone or business that needs a hosting company. I also provide hundreds of website templates for free if someone wants to download one." -Stuart Bolen, Founder, Ajole
Working from the .Net Framework allows Stuart to use different programming languages such as VB.Net, C#, Jscript, VBScript, and Managed C++ and run applications on different platforms. He can work with platforms like Unix, Macintosh, and Linux. The overall goal of a .Net Framework is to use various stock templates that make developing applications faster, easier, and cheaper. With over 20 different programming languages in its wheelhouse, Ajole is suitable to host almost any type of business or website. Take a look at these affordable prices:
Technical details aside, Stuart's story is dear to our own minimalist hearts. He dared to move away from what was expected and begin a new journey as the one-man show owner of Ajole - what we affectionately call a "solopreneur." I love writing blogs like this because when people like Stuart share his or her story of crushing fear to do things differently, other readers will find inspiration. Best of luck to Stuart and Ajole, Home of Wealth readers will be watching!