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CELEBRATE HOOVER DAY 2018

UnionState was proud to take part in this year’s Celebrate Hoover Day on April 28, 2018, at Veteran’s Park.  Over 10,000 people visited the Park to join in the festivities and fun. Children who stopped by our table loved fishing for candy and toys. Lots of kids and adults had fun trying to guess how many pennies were in […]

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Securing Devices by Making Simple Changes

April 2018 Volume 13, Issue 4     I’m connected. You’re connected. We’re all connected! We are more connected than ever before. According to ABI Research, there will be over 30 billion devices connected on the Internet by 2020. Today, our everyday devices are connected to the world including laptops, mobile phones, fitness trackers, smart […]

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Buying a New Home? Do Your “Homework”

Buying a New Home? Do Your “Homework” Before you buy a new home, it pays to do some investigation to avoid taking on problems that may not be covered by your homeowners insurance. When contemplating the purchase of property, a home inspection is the first important step. A professional inspector will be familiar with building […]

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ID Theft: How Does It Happen?  

ID Theft: How Does It Happen? In today’s technologically advanced society, identity theft is a common and serious offense. The Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998 defines identity theft as the following: when someone “knowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, […]

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Documenting Your Charitable Gifts

Documenting Your Charitable Gifts Charitable donations allow you to give and take—you give money or property to a qualified charity and then take an income tax deduction. By supporting an organization or cause, you may be able to lower your tax bill. As you plan your giving, it is important to keep accurate records in […]

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