You could be out thousands of dollars when you need the cash most.
This is the time of year when people move the most and it also is the time of year when moving scams pick up, the Better Business Bureau warns.
Before picking a moving company, doing just a little bit of work will save you a lot of time, effort and money.
The BBB advises:
- looking for their address and registration
- getting everything in writing
- keeping an inventory of your belongings
- being cautious if the company asks for a large down payment or full payment in advance