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The Ultimate Moving Checklist

June 17th, 2022 1:49 PM by Holly Ecimovic

Ultimate Moving Checklist

Moving can be difficult. What's even more difficult is trying to remember all of the places that will need to be updated with your new home address. 


Using this moving checklist tool will help make the move easier on you and your family.

Here’s a list of people, businesses & organizations that will need to know you’ve moved to a new location. Changing addresses is easy when you know who needs your updated info!


THE ESSENTIALS:

o  Request a “Change of Address” form at a USPS post office

o  Friends and family


FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

o  Banks and credit unions

o  Credit card companies (including department store cards)

o  Lenders (mortgage, home equity, auto, student loan)

o  Insurance companies (health, renters, auto, home, medical, dental, disability, life)

o  Retirement (pension plans, 401K, retirement accounts, social security, Veterans Affairs)

o  Investments (investment agencies and brokers)


UTILITIES:

o  Phone services (cellular, land line)

o  Electric

o  Heating Oils (gas, oil, propane or other fuels)

o  Water (water delivery, water treatment)

o  Sewer

o  Waste Disposal

o  Internet (land line, wi-fi and satellite)

o  Television (cable or satellite TV)


GOVERNMENT OFFICES:

o  Department of Motor Vehicles

o  IRS

o  Passport Office

o  Veteran Affairs

o  Unemployment Office (if you are currently receiving unemployment benefits)


JOBS:

o  Notify the Human Resources department

o  Update your personal marketing materials (business cards, websites, resumes)

o  Employment agencies (temp agencies and recruiters)

o  Professional Memberships (licensing and certification boards)

o  Recent past employers (for W-2)


HEALTHCARE:

o  Physicians (doctors, dentists, optometrists, etc.)

o  Pharmacies

o  Health insurers (HMOs, DMOs, agencies and brokers)


SERVICE PROVIDERS:

o  Cable company

o  Phone company

o  Housecleaning services

o  Delivery services

o  Accountants

o  Childcare (day-care center, baby sitters)

o  Lawn care service

o  Veterinarian (including pet groomer, pet sitters, and microchip service)

o  Pool services

o  Lawyers


AUTOMOBILE:

o  Auto insurers (insurance agencies and brokers)

o  Auto lenders (car dealership, bank or loan place)

o  Department of Motor Vehicles (changing your vehicle registration)

o  Membership clubs (AAA or similar)

o  Parking permits

o  Warranty (if a car warranty is still in place)

o  Toll pass (Fast Lane, EZ Pass)


MEMBERSHIPS:

o  House of worship (churches, synagogues, mosques)

o  Health clubs

o  Community groups (PTA, neighborhood associations, civic clubs)

o  Children’s extracurricular activities (dance classes, music lessons, sport clubs)

o  Social clubs, community centers


SUBSCRIPTIONS:

o  Newspapers

o  Magazines (The USPS will only forward magazine subscriptions for a few months)

o  Movie subscriptions (streaming services or other)

o  Book and music clubs

o  Other mail order items


OTHER:

o  Air miles reward program

o  Voter's Registration

o  Update personal websites Children’s schools

o  Children’s schools contact info

Posted by Holly Ecimovic on June 17th, 2022 1:49 PM

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