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Who to Notify When You Move

who to notify when you are movingChanging your address before you move can prevent major hassles like past-due bills, service lapses, and even identity theft. Keep an eye on incoming mail to see which companies you need to notify, but here are hgtv’s list of recommended biggies.

The post office. Log on to moversguide.usps.com or go to your local branch to fill out a change of address form and arrange for mail forwarding.

The IRS. Print out and mail in the IRS’ Change of Address form.

Credit card companies. Don’t forget about store cards and loyalty programs!

Banks. You’ll want easy access to your checking account on moving day, and you’ll also need to update online banks, retirement funds, and investment accounts.

Utility companies. Arrange for service at your new address, and schedule shut-off at your old address for the end of the moving day, so you’ll still be able to turn on the lights and use the bathroom while you’re working.

Home or renters’ insurance. Ask if they cover your possessions during transport, especially if you’re moving valuables or electronics in your own vehicle.

Car insurance

Health insurance

Your doctor. Get referrals to physicians in your new area, and have your medical files transferred.

Government agencies. If you have benefits from Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, or any other government program, make sure you notify them of your move.

Phone company, cable, and internet. Discontinue service at your old location and schedule new service.

Cell phone provider

Magazine subscriptions

Clubs or organizations

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, American Moving and Storage’s team of qualified professionals are here to provide you with affordable relocation solutions and storage options that meet your specific needs. Find out how we can we help you. Call us today at 912-401-0362 to learn more about our professional packing, crating, moving, and storage services.

 

Source: hgtv.com

Category: Moving Tips

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