Fall 2015

Welcome to our Fall 2015 issue of Exchange Magazine! In this issue we share advice on multi-generational estate planning and how to form your financial "dream team."

We also have some valuable year-end tax tips from Polly Reynolds, CPA; ideas for keeping your charitable giving local; and a Q&A with the one and only Mark Knackendoffel. Enjoy!

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  • Mark Knackendoffel

    A Message from the President and CEO

    It has been an exciting year for The Trust Company. We recently opened our third office, and now provide our extensive financial services in three vibrant college towns — Manhattan, Kansas; Columbia...

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  • Family Matters

    The importance of forming an estate plan — and talking about it with family There’s an unwritten rule as old as time: Never discuss religion or politics at the dinner table. And for many families...

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  • The Joys of Planned Giving

    Getting the most out of giving back With the holidays just around the corner, many of us have our minds on giving. Giving thanks, giving gifts, and giving back. Planned giving, also known as...

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  • Meet Mark

    Mark Knackendoffel, President and CEO, gives a glimpse into his history with The Trust Company, as well as what makes him tick. Why the trust business? I knew that I wanted to work with people. I...

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  • A Winning Lineup

    Tips on recruiting a financial dream team Fall is here once again — kids are back to school, the leaves are turning, and football season is well underway. It’s all-too easy to get wrapped up in...

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  • Timely Tax Tips

    Maximize your savings with these year-end strategies Does tax season always seem to creep up on you, year after year? Few of us stop and think about income tax planning until we meet with our tax...

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