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Homebuying

How to Budget for a House While You're Still Renting

The housing market is challenging these days, especially for first-time homebuyers. Real estate prices are high, but so is rent. How can...

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Refinancing

Should You Take Equity Out of Your Home?

With the unexpected nature of life, there may come a time when you find you need some extra cash but simply don’t have it lying around....

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Lifestyle

10 Must-Have Tools for Your DIY Dreams

Ready to tackle your dream DIY projects? Start every job strong with a toolkit that’s tailored to your creative vision(s). When you invest...

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Homebuying

Benefits of a VA Loan

Are you among the roughly 18 million Americans, or about 7 percent of the adult population who are veterans? The government acknowledges...

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Lifestyle

Outdoor Summer Concert Essentials

We love a good outdoor concert here at Ruoff. (Hello, summer bucket list!) Then again, we’re biased, as our name is on the largest...

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Lifestyle

3 Must-Take Daytrips for Music Lovers

Hit the road this summer and check out three cities with a whole lot of summer fun to offer: Indianapolis (Indiana), Bristow (Virginia),...

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Lifestyle

Ways to Upgrade Your Home on a Budget

After spending the last two years so close to home, who isn’t ready for an upgrade?

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Finances

How Can I Raise My Credit Score in a Month?

Put simply, your credit score can open up doors or create roadblocks. So, what do you if you’re on a tight timeline and need to raise your...

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Homebuying

How Can I Get Money for a Down Payment?

Many homeowners will say that saving up for the down payment is the hardest part of the home-buying process. To avoid paying Private...

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Lifestyle

Clean Your House & Reduce Overwhelm

We all had big dreams for the start of 2022, but the truth is that it’s hard to keep track of new goals when we can’t even keep track of...

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