By Sirena Rubinoff, Networx

Packing up your life and moving is never easy. However, with a solid moving plan in motion, you can focus your moving energy in an organized way so that you can still spend quality time with friends and family before departing for your new destination. You should always start by creating a moving budget so that costs don't creep up on you. Next, look for smart ways to save on packing supplies. Then decide if you can move yourself or if you'll need to hire movers. Finally, check to see if you qualify for any tax deductions on your moving expenses. For more details on each step of the process, read on and learn how to make your move happen as efficiently as possible.