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Enjoy These Outdoor Events This August

Football season has almost begun, which means the end of summer is fast approaching. Before fall arrives, take advantage of the warm weather by checking out some of the many outdoor events happening around the Mahoning Valley this month! There are plenty of local traditions both new and old happening soon, so don't miss out!

Save Thousands by Raising Your Credit Score

It turns out that there's a good reason for everyone's fixation with raising their credit score. A recent study sought to prove the value of a great score by quantifying the savings available to borrowers with higher scores. Although many people are simply concerned with having a high enough score to qualify for the loans that they need, the study by LendingTree showed that there are approximately 29,000 reasons to want the best score. That's because that's the amount of money you could save on mortgage debt alone by raising your score from "fair" to "very good"!

Here's Why Youngstown Is a Great Place to Live

Local residents already know that this is a great place to call home, but what about those who are considering moving into the Mahoning Valley? What does our area have to offer? YoungstownLive.com is a treasure trove of useful information, including an excellent video tour of the area. Check it out: