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Get Paid to Move to Alaska: The Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD)

Is it true that you can get paid for living in Alaska? Yes – As long as you meet the eligibility requirements for Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD). Payments are issued starting in June each year to every Alaska resident who qualifies.  If you’re moving to Alaska and want to learn more, we’ll show you exactly how it works. Payouts in the last 10 years have ranged from $878 to $2,072, so it’s well worth your time to understand whether you’re eligible and how to register for your dividend.  Curious where the money is coming from? First, we’ll take you through some quick history on the Alaska Permanent Fund.  What Is the Alaska Permanent Fund?  […]

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The 7 Best Movers in Anchorage

The wild beauty of the state of Alaska, its wide swaths of wilderness, and its relatively few highways attract many people to the Last Frontier. However, these factors can also make Alaska a challenging place to move. If you decide to relocate to Anchorage, it pays to have someone on your side who understands the state and its logistical challenges. You don’t want to pick just anybody for your Anchorage move. Below, we’ve compiled a list of Anchorage’s top moving companies. Use this run-down to kickstart your research and narrow the field to your top contenders. As we tell everyone, it’s smart to get three […]

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Doing a DIY Move to Alaska? Consider These 5 Areas First

One of the things we love about Alaska is the “can do” attitude its residents embrace. When you live in the Last Frontier, you have to be resourceful and flexible to get many things done. That’s why it might seem like a no-brainer for you to perform a DIY move to Alaska. If you’re considering a move to Alaska, you’ve likely got that same can-do spirit. You may be considering a do-it-yourself move, rather than hiring a moving company to handle all the details of your relocation. DIY moves can take many forms, including:   Putting your possessions in boxes and using a general freight carrier to […]

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