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  • Lucy Williams

    Maximizing Charitable Gifts

    By Lucy Williams on June 13, 2019

    When we think of charitable giving, it usually means writing a check to a charity, taking whatever tax deduction is allowed, and feeling the joy of donating to a good cause. But did you know that for...

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  • Readers Choice 2019

    By The Trust Company on May 15, 2019

    Once again, we thank Manhattan Mercury readers for selecting The Trust Company as the number one investment company in Manhattan. We are truly honored to receive your endorsement. For the benefit of...

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  • Mark Knackendoffel

    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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  • Kristen Buchman

    Unclaimed Property Searches Can Pay Off

    By Kristen Buchman on February 21, 2019

    Every month our firm completes an unclaimed property search for our clients. It’s always gratifying to hear from our clients after they’ve received our notification that an extra $100 is out there...

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  • January 2019 TTC News

    By The Trust Company on January 11, 2019

    Samantha Varacalli Joins Seay Team as Account Administrator Please join us in welcoming Samantha Varacalli to The Trust Company as Account Administrator for the Seay Team in Manhattan! Samantha...

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  • Staying Rational in an Irrational World

    By Michal Emory on January 11, 2019

    Can we all agree this world can be irrational?  How else do you explain the popularity of the Kardashians, Justin Bieber, or 70’s fashion? I don’t know what that is, but I am glad it is no longer “...

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  • 2018 Year in Review

    By The Trust Company on January 11, 2019

    2018 YEAR IN REVIEW Overview “Volatility” is the word that best describes the market in 2018.  For the year, the stock market reached new highs and gave it all back by the end of December. Stocks...

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  • Kristen Payne

    Medicare Open Enrollment: Final Week!

    By Kristen Buchman on November 29, 2018

    The end of the year can bring more changes than just the weather! The Medicare Open Enrollment Period stretches from October 15th to December 7th, which is a prime opportunity to make changes to...

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  • Katie Seay

    What to do After Filing the FAFSA

    By Katie Seay on November 19, 2018

    The priority deadline for the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Loans (FAFSA) is December 1st, 2018. Filing early makes your student more likely to receive grant money, which runs out...

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  • Michal Emory

    Stocks Still Trending Up Despite Wild Ride

    By Michal Emory on November 7, 2018

    At Hollywood Studios, in Disney World, there is a ride called the Tower of Terror.  It is based on The Twilight Zone.  You enter an old, abandoned hotel and are guided through a variety of rooms.  As...

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