Word of the Week: Scam

Word of the Week: Scam
Other words for Scam: Swindle, Con, Fraud, Bunco, Diddle, FlimFlam, Gyp, Racket, Sting, Hustle

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Fake Check Scam - Fake Check in the Mail

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Relocation Tip

A new year is approaching and for some it will represent a time for a fresh start. If crime has increased in your community significantly then perhaps it's time to consider a move. Prior to making a move there will be many things to consider. If crime is a major concern for you then be sure to do your research for statistics in the area you are planning to move to.

Another precaution to take is to consider how you will store your household items or motor vehicles if you are moving across country. Moving to a destination that is distant from your current residence presents some unique challenges. Often those challenges require the use of a storage facility of your personal belongings before you are able to access your new home.

Even though you may have access to your new home, you may be faced with a situation that does not allow you to immediately move into your home. In that case it is probably best to place your items in a secure storage facility rather than leaving them in your new residence unattended for too long.

If a moving service or storage is needed your first place to shop could be online with a site such as a Self Storage Directory as it will save you a great amount of time. Consumers can log on and search for storage by city, state, or zip code. They will provide up to four local storage quotes, and give you competitive bids. Their site is easy to navigate, and easy to send your contact information, but only to the companies which you choose. Another added benefit of accessing their site is the information they provide in regards to moving tips.

If you are planning a move, work smart to be sure your belongings will be stored in a secure manner away from the temptation of thieves. Leaving household belongings in a vacant home before you can move in is never a good idea. Especially if you are not yet acquainted with the neighborhood where your new home is located.

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