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10 Best Countries to Live in 2016

10 Best Countries to Live in 2016

Standard of living is defined as
"The degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community"
While wealth is a good indicator of standard of living, when you're choosing a place to live, there are so many other factors to consider. This article examines quality of life; namely, which countries on this planet of ours offer those things like security, stability, ample activity, and education that enrich our lives as human beings. We will look at the following criteria for each country,
  • Employment Rate
  • General Health of Residents
  • Education
  • Civic Engagement
  • Pollution
  • Work/ Life Balance
  • Crime Rate
  • Disaster Risk
Using these criteria we have come up with this list of the 10 best countries to live in 2016.

10.) The Netherlands

Vacation_Club_Netherlands Coming in at number 10 on our list of the 10 best countries to live in 2016 is The Netherlands
  • The Netherlands score the highest in education, freedom, health, and infrastructure
  • 1.42 Million Total Crimes reported over the...
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Moving Abroad with Children: Easing the Transition

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Moving Abroad with Children

Moving to a new country is daunting- even the most prepared adult can find themselves dealing with difficulty in transitioning from one country to another. New places are intimidating, new people, new cultures, new way of life- there’s no denying that moving abroad is already a massive change that takes courage, wisdom, and determination. Imagine an international move from the perspective of a child and it is easy to see why parents face especially difficult considerations when moving internationally. This article aims to take a look at expert’s opinions on how moving abroad with children affects their mental and emotional health, and to offer helpful ideas which can help to ease the transition when moving to a new country.

 The Good News…and the Bad News:

We will start with the not-so-good-news, and then take a look at the benefits that can come from...
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Preparing for Professional Movers: A Step-By-Step Guide


Moving is a big deal...Thankfully You Hired Professional Movers

but in your choice to pay for professional movers, you have already taken a huge step to making the process as painless as humanly possible. Perhaps this is your first time using professional movers, or maybe youre an experienced veteran when it comes to moving- either way these ten tips should cut a huge amount of time, money and hassle out of your already stressful situation! Here's our list of 10 tips that anyone can use! We are going to go ahead and skip over the obvious ones like "purge and declutter your house". We should all be aware that lack of clutter and lack of excess material things will make the process of moving happen for more smoothly.

 1.) Remove All Batteries from Remotes and Other Appliances

If you don't...
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10 Packing Tips to make Your Next Move A Breeze

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No One Likes Packing to Move, but These 10 Tips Will Make Moving MUCH Easier

Personally, it isn't the packing that gets to me whenever I am moving, it is the unpacking that leaves my new living room often filled with a mountain of unopened boxes. I scoured the internet for the best packing tips that I could find, and here are the top ten packing tips to make your next move easy like Sunday morning.  

1.) How to Pack Plates

This is one of those packing tips that I couldn't believe I hadn't thought of myself. It is simple, and can function to benefit in more than one way. Nothing is worse than arriving at your new home and opening the boxes where your good china is supposed to be, and finding only shards of porcelain. This tip will greatly reduce the...
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5 Creative Ways to Pack Christmas Ornaments


Its never too early to plan for packing-

And with the holiday seasons upon us, we wanted to offer up some insider advice on how to pack christmas ornaments -those delicate treasures from your tree to avoid any kind of damage when moving, or even simply storing them for the off season.

5 Ways to SAFELY Pack Christmas Ornaments

1. Ditch the Cardboard, Say Hello to Plastic

Not only is a plastic tote more durable and less susceptible to damage, plastic totes are reusable and, if handled well, can last you and your family for years to come. Plastic totes can be clearly labeled, are generally stackable, and can keep out most water other damage from humidity.  When it comes to storage- plastic totes are your best friend. 2. Egg Cartons  Styrofoam, paper, both are great options for storing delicate holiday items. The best part about these storage gems is that they are easy to replace, and they are stackable! The best way to reduce the...
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How To: International Car Shipping

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International Car Shipping: How To

Many people who intend to move over seas face a unique dilemma regarding their vehicle, especially if the vehicle still has a lien on it from a dealership. Aris Moving has a solution, and this article will provide a comprehensive step-by-step guide which outlines how to ship a car internationally. Common practice is for car owners to contract a international shipping  service which specializes in automobile shipping. The majority of cars ship out from San FranciscoLos Angeles, New York, Miami, Norfolk, and Jacksonville.  The process is incredibly involved- trying to handle all of the red tape associated with international car shipping on a "DIY" basis isnt recommended. When it comes to shipping your car, it's important to make sure that everything is done correctly; so leave it to the professionals.

What You Will Need:

  • Title or letter from lien holder
  • Shipper Export Declaration Form
  • Declaration of Dangerous Goods Form
  • Car Insurance that Covers overseas...
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