Interestingly, The Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey says that only 34 million people moved between 2007 and 2008, 34 million, the lowest number since 1959. In fact, the annual migration rate, which remained steady at 20 percent through the mid 1960s, has declined lately to its current low of 11.9 percent . People move every day for a variety of different reasons, people most commonly move for reasons linked to employment. 44 percent of people say that they have relocated due to a job opportunity or transfer. However, moving, especially long distance moving, can be very stressful, both emotionally and financially. Therefore, it is crucial to plan appropriately.