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  • Medicare Open Enrollment

    By Katie Seay on October 23, 2019

    What is the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is the time during which Medicare beneficiaries can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each...

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  • Company News: Q2-2019

    By The Trust Company on July 26, 2019

    Welcome Mackenzie Blakeslee! We are delighted to announce the hiring of Mackenzie Blakeslee for the position of Paraplanner in our Manhattan office. Mackenzie holds a B.S. in Family Studies and...

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  • Mark Knackendoffel

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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