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    Status Update: March 31, 2020

    By Mark Knackendoffel on March 31, 2020

    To our Valued Client Family: All of us at The Trust Company send our best wishes and hope you are faring well in this challenging time. Many clients have expressed concern for our employees’ welfare...

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    An Update from our CEO

    By Mark Knackendoffel on March 19, 2020

    To our Valued Client Family: Earlier this week we announced several measures we are taking as a company to preserve the health and wealth of our clients, employees, vendors, families and communities...

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    QUARTERLY MARKET REVIEW: APRIL – JUNE 2019

    By Mark Knackendoffel on July 26, 2019

    The 2nd Quarter was quite volatile for stocks. The S&P 500 rose 3.9% in April, dropped 6.5% in May, and then rose 7% in June, which resulted in a solid total return of 3.8% for the 2nd Quarter....

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    Q1-2019 Wealth Management Update

    By Mark Knackendoffel on April 25, 2019

    Getting Back to our Roots at The Trust Company By Mark Knackendoffel, CEO Equity-oriented portfolios suffered a devastating decline in the 4th Qtr of 2018.  While the stock market was down, we were...

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    A Tradition of Independence

    By Mark Knackendoffel on July 8, 2016

    I often describe The Trust Company’s vision—at its most basic level—as our desire to accomplish three goals: 1.   Create a Great Client Experience! 2.   Create a Great Place to Work! 3.   Create...

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    Board Announcement

    By Mark Knackendoffel on May 6, 2016

    I'm very pleased to share some recently announced changes to our Board of Directors. Two founding board members and stockholders, Dr. Charles Hughes and Gerald Sprong, recently retired from the...

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    Keys to Retirement Savings Success

    By Mark Knackendoffel on July 23, 2015

    Many investors believe the keys to success are forecasting the market trends and properly timing markets, either by themselves or by their advisors. Unfortunately, these investors are focusing on the...

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    Did You Know? A Few Facts About TTC

    By Mark Knackendoffel on November 10, 2014

    You probably already know that financial and investment advisory firms bring a variety of approaches to their client relationships. But what you probably don’t know are some details about how firms ...

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    Investing Principles

    By Mark Knackendoffel on September 23, 2014

    Many investors believe the keys to success are forecasting market trends and properly timing markets, either by themselves or with their advisors. Unfortunately, these investors are focusing on the...

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