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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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Dedicated

Linda & Harold Beane | H&R Motors/Milestones Linda and Harold Beane opened H&R Motors in 1995. Their location sits at “the gate of the city” of Springville, AL. They were able to expand their current location thanks to UnionState Bank.  H&R Motors is a fixture in this small town. Most of their customers return for […]

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Christmas Stocking Program

  We would like to say “Thank You” to our amazing customers. Our Birmingham offices recently participated in the Backpack Buddies’ Stocking Program. With all the donations received, we were able to stuff over 200 stockings. That is over 2,000 items. These gifts will bring so much joy to so many children.     BackPack […]

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