How To Save Money When Moving

It takes a lot of time, effort and money to haul all your junk from your former residence to your future one. But there are ways to trim costs and make the nightmarish experience more tolerable.

Money Q&A suggests ways to cut back on costs when making a move. Whether you’re renting a truck or paying a service to take care of the move, it helps to get multiple quotes before you make your choice.

If you’re handling the move yourself, you can slash the number of man hours and trips by enlisting friends. A bribe of a free meal afterward may just do the trick. If you’re out of pals, you can consider hiring neighborhood teenagers to work at relatively cheap rates.

When you’re packing your stuff up, there’s usually no need to pay for boxes. Ask a nearby retail or grocery store if you can take home its discarded cardboard.

Ten Ways To Cut Costs On Moving Expenses [Money Q&A]