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International Relocation Success in 6 Steps

Sharon Swift | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Sharon Swift

Firstly, and crucially, assess whether the move is right for you. An international move can be exciting but daunting. Moving from family and friends, upsetting your immediate family life -- you might feel guilty and worry about missing out. This is natural.

Divorce Confidential: Potential Risks When Litigating Move-Aways in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 09.03.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

For my last installment in this three-part move-away series, I am going to explore the potential risks that you may face when you decide to litigate a move-away motion in court.

Cleaning and Decluttering During a Midlife Move

Mindy Trotta | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

The last time we moved, three years ago, I had the Herculean task of consolidating beautiful things from many years of living in a large home into a proper amount that would fit into an apartment... across the country. This time, the move will not be nearly as far-flung, and the space will be relatively the same, just reconfigured. So, it will be a "breeze." I thought.

Working Abroad - Jumping the Hurdles to a Successful Relocation

Clarah Rudo Manuhwa | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Clarah Rudo Manuhwa

International experience is becoming a prerequisite for many top executive and management roles. Yet, without a doubt, moving abroad is an enormous ch...

3 Things To Consider Before Relocating With Your Kids

Caroline Choi | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

In the heat of your divorce, have you thought about possibly moving your children to another city, state or even country? Whatever your reason, there are important things to consider before you make a decision to move away with your children.

Retirement Relocation Is Not for Sissies

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

Then came retirement. In 2013, my husband and I made strategic decisions to retire, sell our home, and move back to the community we left 20 years ago. After months of planning and action steps, we have just completed this huge transition. Here is some advice on the huge transition.

Can't Afford a Severance Package? 5 Alternatives to Consider

Val Matta | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Val Matta

One of the hardest parts about being a manager or decision maker is having to let an employee go. While benefits like severance packages can sometimes ease a firing, what happens when you can't afford them?

The Warning I'll Give My Daughter When She's Old Enough To Date

Andrea Moore | Posted 02.17.2014 | Divorce
Andrea Moore

A wife's hometown in California and a husband's hometown in Virginia, a turbulent marriage, intermittent thoughts of divorce in an increasingly mobile society, and the burden of proving to the court that the relationship between child and the non-custodial parent will only be "minimally impacted" are the things that nasty custody battles are made of.

Mama, If That's Movin' Up Then We're Movin' Out

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

I will be giving up Gotham for Long Island. So? What is 30 miles? I don't know if I'm sad to leave the city or sad to leave the walking-everywhere-still-holding-on-to-my-20's city version of me.

Making the Dream of Living in Hawaii a Reality - Part 2

Lee Wang | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Lee Wang

There's no substitute to getting to know different areas of the island firsthand with a "preview" trip. Taking some time to visit the local eateries, talk to people in the area or just reenact your average morning commute will do wonders

Have You Ever Made A Big Move? (POLL)

Posted 10.14.2013 | MarloThomas

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The Ups and Downs of Life in the Big City

Mindy Trotta | Posted 10.12.2013 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

The paradox that surrounds high-rise apartment living is that in spite of having so many people around you, it can be lonely. And yet, the few minutes spent in the elevator, the random eye contact, the "good morning," are sometimes just enough to make a difference in my day.

All Those Who Wander Are Not Lost

Iram Ganju | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Iram Ganju

While those squiggly black lines we call country borders have created fascinating cultures, humanity now seems destined to transcend them as the globalized workforce must move across the boundaries of countries and continents to make a better life.

Standing up Against Forced Evictions: How Slum Dwellers Are Fighting Back

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Rising property values lead developers and government officials to abruptly displace slum dwellers, often without proper notice, legal standing, or reimbursement.

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Move Online

Mike Glanz | Posted 08.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Mike Glanz

It's widely known in the moving industry that summer is the busiest moving season of the year. With that, there's an extremely large number of do-it-yourself movers that turn to the Web in an effort to plan or coordinate their relocation project.

Relocation Anxiety... it's Not Just for Humans

Mindy Trotta | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

One of the hardest things about relocating from West Coast to East Coast, from house to apartment, from suburb to city was not my adjustment... it was dealing with the adjustment of Dashiell, my dog.

Would You Relocate For Love? (POLL)

Posted 05.10.2013 | MarloThomas

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How do I bring up relocation expense on my job interview?

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Dear Liz, I have a second interview for a Director job next week, and at the first interview I didn't say a word about relocation. I had just finishe...

The Elusive Moments of Opportunity

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.30.2013 | Business
Frank A. Weil

How many times in your life have you hesitated about doing something and later been filled with remorse that you missed your golden chance? Of course, different people have very different types of hesitations some for very good and prudent reasons.

Simplicity

Rashard Mendenhall | Posted 06.21.2013 | Celebrity
Rashard Mendenhall

I have recently relocated. I packed up all of my belongings, tagged my townhouse with a "For Sale" sign, and have journeyed to the other side of the country. As a result of not bringing much with me, I've been able to exist solely in this very place at this particular point in time.

The New Kid(s)

Chris VanDijk | Posted 04.11.2013 | Parents
Chris VanDijk

Leaving New York was never something we saw ourselves doing until our son came along. But things changed three years ago when my son was born and the wild west began to tug at us.

The Secret To Staying Young

Grown And Flown | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

Adulthood is the long pursuit of answers to our own life's questions, but when we find the answers and the questions become too few, what do we have?

Can There Be a Silver Lining in Sandy? (Part 1)

William S. Becker | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

In the late 1970s, a small community in Wisconsin made a big decision. The Village of Soldiers Grove decided that when people and nature come into conflict, it's sometimes better for people to get out of the way.

Vibrancy in an Unknown Place

Susan R. Hatten | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Susan R. Hatten

Of those surveyed initially who did find an attraction to our Greater Des Moines community, the words vibe and artful energy, kept appearing.

Neighborhood Revitalization in Haiti Not a Moment Too Soon

Mark Schuller | Posted 01.18.2013 | World
Mark Schuller

It was recently reported that work on neighborhood revitalization in Port-au-Prince is about to finally begin. This is both welcome and long overdue, since more progress needs to be made in neighborhood revitalization.