It’s the time of year when many people are thinking about making big changes, and few can cause more stress than moving.
Job-related relocations typically begin picking up in January and peak in the July-September quarter, according to the personnel firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.
Whether it’s starting fresh at a new job across the country or trading up into a nicer home in the suburbs, moving can challenge even the most organized households. And the costs that go into preparing and safely transporting one’s belongings can add up fast.
Here are some tips on how to save money on your next move. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.