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Common Moving Mistakes that Can Put You at Risk for Identify Theft

Anyone who knows me knows that I have an uncanny fear of identity theft. I tend to hoard mail and old financial information for years, because I don’t want it to get into the wrong hands. The last time I moved, I had dressers filled with all sorts of papers to throw out. In my frenetic state, I wanted to throw it all into one big bag and out the door. But this would have been a huge mistake that could have caused me to lose my most valuable asset –my identity.

Cheap price or quality service?

I get this question a lot.

This is a question that you should probably ask yourself. Meaning, only you can decide how important your items are to you. If you are moving things that have little to no financial or sentimental value, then you might have a higher tolerance for risk. If you are moving valuable stuff, then you should focus heavily on quality service.

How to Avoid a Moving Scam

How to Avoid a Moving Scam“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

You have probably heard stories about companies that give low moving estimates, only to mark them up later with hidden fees that rarely make sense. Or, worse, movers that take household goods hostage for more money. Some may say you get what you pay for – cheap service for a cheap price. I subscribe to a different philosophy: well done is always better than well said.