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5 Tips for Researching Schools in a New City

by Kathy Teel on

For families with children, moving to a new city also means finding new schools. You can find out about your son’s preschool and kindergarten, your daughter’s high school and college, well before you make the move. Fortunately, the family relocating to another city has many resources to draw on. Here are some hints for researching […]

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Getting to Know Your New State by Melissa Crumish on

After emptying the last moving box and trying to solve why you thought storing the car keys in the medicine cabinet would be a good idea until you got organized in your new home, it’s now time to discover what your new state has to offer. A quick search on the Internet will reveal a […]

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Driving in Your New State by Nadia Ibanez on

Moving to a new state can be both exciting and daunting. Amidst all of the immediate tasks of contacting utility companies and unloading boxes, it’s easy to lose sight of addressing car-related tasks. Transfer Your Driver’s License and Registration You’ll need to update your driver’s license or learner’s permit sooner than later. Many states have […]

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Getting Car Insurance in a New State by Kathy Teel on

A new address, a new job, a new grocery store… Relocating to a new state means a lot of new things, but don’t forget that you’ll also need new insurance coverage for your car. Insurance is a state-regulated industry, so each state makes its own laws which any insurance company operating within its borders must […]

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Transferring a Learner Permit to a New State by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you are a teen who’s following the family as they relocate to a new state, or you are a learner permit holder who had to move because of work or any other reason, transferring DMV-mandated documents is something to take care of soon after you relocate. Tips on Transferring Your Learner Permit to a […]

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DMV New Resident Checklist by Melissa Crumish on

Moving to a new state creates a lengthy Things to Do list: checking out schools, contacting utility companies, figuring out which neighbors to avoid … Faced with so many undertakings, it’s easy to forget to contact your local Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) after relocation. Depending on your situation you may need to update all […]

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New Resident Guide for Motorcycle Riders by Kathy Teel on

When you relocate to a new state, one of the first things you have to do is learn about the differences in traffic laws. Motorcycle riders especially need to be aware of how they might be affected by motorcycle laws in their new home state. While many people will move easily from one state to […]

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