a mover that is licensed and insured, for example: 1st Step Movers

if your expenses are tax-deductible. You may be eligible to claim some of your moving expenses as a deduction when filling out your federal income tax return, especially if you’ve donated some items to charities. Also check and see if you qualify for any of the deduction illustrated in our post here

 your unwanted stuff. What better way to help your moving budget than to sell the things you won’t ever need again, online or at a moving sale, and pocket the cash

your home. One of the best ways to cut moving costs is to move as few items to the new home as possible. And in order to do that, you need to inventory your entire house and declutter it without delay.

in-home estimates. The best way to have your moving cost estimated accurately is to ask movers to visit your home in person. Stay away from cost estimates done over the phone or via e-mail as they won’t be precise enough for your needs.