ERIC Number: ED217186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: 0
Moving to a New Town. A Relocation Guide.
Rackliffe, Gary, Ed.; Pearson, Nancy, Ed.
Designed to help those who must consider relocating to secure employment, this relocation guide provides answers to a number of questions pertaining to moving, money management, and adjusting to a new community. Various aspects of deciding to move are covered, including reasons for moving, thinking of a move as permanent, feelings of homesickness, meeting people, and making friends. Discussed next are such aspects of personal money management as determining initial monetary needs; ways to obtain needed money; determining take-home pay; designing a budget; considering shift work premiums and overtime pay in a budget; costs of operating a car; and changing one's driver's license, car registration, and insurance after a move. Suggestions are also provided for getting along without a car, finding a place to live, deciding between a room and an apartment, selecting an apartment, and adapting to apartment life. Examined next are such aspects of adjusting to a new community as finding a roommate, becoming a good neighbor, learning about a new town, using spare time, and finding a bank or credit union. Finally, guidelines are set forth for planning a trip, saving money while traveling, and traveling safely. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Banking, Budgeting, Community Resources, Credit (Finance), Daily Living Skills, Guidelines, Interpersonal Competence, Money Management, Relocation, Secondary Education, Transportation
Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District, 810 North Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, MI 49829 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District, Escanaba, MI.