Packing up to move? Don’t overlook the little things in your wallet.
Though you are moving, your credit card company may not have gotten the memo. A little preparation goes a long way in getting your credit off on the right foot in a new locale.
According to the U.S. Census, 7.1 million Americans moved from one state to another in 2012. That’s nearly a 5 percent increase over relocations in 2010, which dipped significantly during the economic downturn.
Whether you’re picking up stakes and heading across state lines or relocating locally, keep these tips in mind for efficiently moving your finances — before, during and after you arrive in your new home.