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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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  • Michal Emory

    Diversifying When (Especially When) it is Hard

    By Michal Emory on October 18, 2018

    I love baseball.  It was always my favorite sport growing up.  Growing up in Houston, all I wanted was to play for the Houston Astros one day.  I played shortstop, so I always had to be #10 just like...

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  • Q3-2018 Market Update

    By The Trust Company on October 18, 2018

    THIRD QUARTER IN REVIEW The third quarter proved to be very strong for domestic stocks. Corporate earnings continued to soar on the heels of corporate tax cuts, consumer spending, and global growth...

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  • Staff Updates in Manhattan

    By The Trust Company on July 19, 2018

    We recently bade farewell to our receptionist of more than six years, Chris Lohman. Her husband, Chad, was presented with a professional opportunity that led them to a new adventure in California....

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