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  • About RikkiTikki
    I have 30+ years of experience in the moving and storage industry.
    Transportation Professional
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  • Join Date: 03-21-2009
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  • General Moving Issues: 524
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Posted 01-27-2011 at 08:35 AM by RikkiTikki Comments 0

While it’s usually exciting to receive thousands of dollars upfront for moving expenses, there are some pitfalls to be aware when you plan the move. Before you start spending your lump sum distribution, be sure to have a conversation with your HR department so that you understand what is intended to be covered, how it will be paid and how you will be taxed.

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Posted 12-21-2010 at 08:03 AM by RikkiTikki Comments 0

Moving internationally can be a difficult but exciting process.

Some people – particularly older individuals – will never do it.

Chances are, however, it's something many ambitious globe trotting professionals, ethnically mixed young families, and retiring Boomers everywhere will consider at least once in their lifetime.

More and more students, for instance,...

Posted 04-23-2010 at 05:36 AM by RikkiTikki Comments 0
Received an email recently that included a link to a packaged “deal” of moving boxes and packing material. The sender wanted to know what I thought of the e-tailer’s “fantastic” offer.

I asked what the cartons were going to be used for. “Moving” was the response. OK – this is going to take awhile.

Many corrugated products stocked in Big Box stores or advertised online as “moving boxes” are really cheap, poorly manufactured imitations. Since the dimensions listed in the...

Posted 02-20-2010 at 10:35 AM by RikkiTikki Comments 0

I’m gonna share a little bit of insider information with you. Most established local, long distance or international relocation professionals don’t charge anything for their moving and storage estimates. Nothing!

So when you’re starting your search online for a reputable service provider near your home, don’t be attracted to the well-placed advertising hype promising “FREE estimates” from qualified...

Posted 02-06-2010 at 06:15 AM by RikkiTikki Comments 0

Years ago (before the birth of the Internet and eBay Motors), a new salesman asked “Why would anyone want to ship something that was meant to be driven?"

When some folks first contemplate a domestic or international relocation, they don’t give much thought to how they’re going to move the family vehicle(s); or motorized ‘toys’ like motorcycles, ATVs, motor boats,...
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