article US News and World Report moving across countryU.S. News & World Report
By Geoff Williams

The final bill for your long-distance move depends on many factors, but expect to pay several thousand dollars.
If you’re preparing for a move across the country and researching what it costs, prepare for a lot of dollars to move out of your bank account.

But if you have expensive dishes, a lot of sentimental knickknacks, electronics, appliances and other fragile or irreplaceable items, a professional packer might be worth the cost. Nicole Gabai, a professional organizer, favors paying for packing and unpacking. “I found that with many of the moves I’ve done, the upcharge was minimal compared to the cost of the overall move – and totally worth it to remove all the boxes and packing material all at once,” says Gabai, who is based in East Falmouth, Massachusetts, and founded B. Organized, a virtual professional organizing service. Read more on U.S. News & World Report >