Trust Services: Transform Your Hopes into Reality.
What is your vision for the future? A trust can make that happen. It is a blueprint for what you want your wealth to do, now and for generations to come.
We help you explore the benefits of trusts and all that is possible.
We can help you explore the strategic and tax benefits of trusts and serve as your trust administrator, trustee or co-trustee. Our integrated services allow us to manage the legal, financial and administrative aspects of your trust, as well as the investment management of the assets.
And we’re deeply committed to serving as partners to your beneficiaries, providing financial education and helping them make the best possible decisions for themselves, and acting as objective guardrails for when requests fall outside the parameters that have been set.
Why Do You Need a Trust?
Trusts are an important wealth planning tool for high-net-worth families, offering much more than a basic will. Key advantages include: control, flexibility, and tax efficiency. Click here to learn more about the distinct benefits of using a trust.
Uniquely Positioned for Your Trust Needs
As both the oldest independent trust company based in the Northwest, and a registered investment advisor, we are uniquely capable of:
- Advising on which type of trust(s) work best for your situation
- Serving as trustee or co-trustee of your trust
- Providing strategic investment management for the assets in your trust
Most importantly, we stay involved with your trust and work closely with the beneficiaries you choose, ensuring your intentions are carried out and your legacy is preserved.
Explore the possibilities
Trusts work well only if they are properly set up and managed by an expert fiduciary. For that to happen, you need to know:
- Which type of trust would be best for your situation
- Who will manage your trust and be your trustee
- What assets to transfer to the trust and when
We are here to help you answer all the above questions and many more, so you can move forward with confidence.
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